Gone Fishin’

I’m gone fishing…

So while away, I’ll leave here some “fishing” quotes ;D

 

A bad day of fishing is better than a good day of work.  ~Author Unknown

There is certainly something in angling that tends to produce a serenity of the mind.  ~Washington Irving

Somebody just back of you while you are fishing is as bad as someone looking over your shoulder while you write a letter to your girl.  ~Ernest Hemingway

The gods do not deduct from man’s allotted span the hours spent in fishing.  ~Babylonian Proverb

It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence against a fish and loses has it coming.  ~John Steinbeck

Bragging may not bring happiness, but no man having caught a large fish goes home through an alley.  ~Author Unknown

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.  ~Doug Larson

Fishing is a… discipline in the equality of men – for all men are equal before fish.  ~Herbert Hoover

Calling fishing a hobby is like calling brain surgery a job.  ~Paul Schullery

As the evening sky faded from a salmon color to a sort of flint gray, I thought back to the salmon I caught that morning, and how gray he was, and how I named him Flint.  ~Jack Handey

…trout that doesn’t think two jumps and several runs ahead of the average fisherman is mighty apt to get fried.  ~Beatrice Cook, Till Fish Do Us Part, 1949

Three-fourths of the Earth’s surface is water, and one-fourth is land.  It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn.  ~Chuck Clark

Good things come to those who bait.  ~Author Unknown

Gone fishin’, be back at dark-thirty!  ~Author Unknown

Give a man a fish, and you’ll feed him for a day; give him a religion, and he’ll starve to death while praying for a fish.  ~Author Unknown

There will be days when the fishing is better than one’s most optimistic forecast, others when it is far worse.  Either is a gain over just staying home.  ~Roderick Haig-Brown, Fisherman’s Spring, 1951

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