22 quotes about (fly)fishing

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"If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago." -  Zane Grey

"Heaven seems a little closer in a house beside the water." - Unknown

"The two best times to fish is when it's rainin' and when it ain't." - Patrick F. McManus

"What a tourist terms a plague of insects, the fly fisher calls a great hatch." - Patrick F. McManus

"A trout is a moment of beauty known only to those who seek it." - Arnold Gingrich

"My biggest worry is that my wife (when I'm dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it." - Koos Brandt

"The difference between fly fishers and worm dunkers is the quality of their excuses." - Anonymous

"Many go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after." - Henry David Thoreau 

"The climax in the poem of trouting, is the spring of the split bamboo." - Lewis France 1884 

"Bragging may not bring happiness, but no man having caught a large fish goes home through an alley." - Unknownt

"I still don't know why I fish or why other men fish, except we like it and it makes us think and feel." - Roderick L. Haig-Brown

"Fishing, with me, has always been an excuse to drink in the daytime." - Jimmy Cannon

"Listen to the sound of the river and you will get a trout." - Irish proverb

"By the time I had turned thirty, I'd realized two important things. One, I had to fish. Two, I had to work for a living." - Mallory Burton

"I really fished mainly because I wanted to be alone on the middle of a lake." - Susan A. Toth

"Calling Fly-Fishing a hobby is like calling Brain Surgery a job." - Paul Schullery

"Only an extraordinaire person would risk being outsmarted by a creaturen Otten less than twelve inches." - Janna Black 

"Fishing is fundamentally a game of chance, and at heart we are all gamblers." - Dorothy Noves Arms 

"Give a gift by putting a good fish back; who knows if the fish that you caught isn't someone else's gift to you?" - Lee Wulff

"There is certainly something in angling that tends to produce a serenity of kind." - Washington Irving 

"Standing in a cool stream with a mountain range or a meadow nearby, fly rod in hand, is the way God meant mankind to life." - Jon Margolis