Best 586 of Fishing quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 13 Sep

Linda Hamilton

I go to Alaska and fish salmon. I do some halibut fishing, lake fishing, trout fishing, fly fishing. I look quite good in waders. I love my waders. I don't think there is anything sexier than just standing in waders with a fly rod. I just love it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Norman Maclean

In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing.

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George Bernard Shaw

Consciousness of a fact is not knowing it: if it were, the fish would know more of the sea than the geographers and the naturalists.

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Louis Kronenberger

Along with being forever on the move, one is forever in a hurry, leaving things inadvertently behind-friend or fishing tackle, old raincoat or old allegiance.

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Travis Fimmel

I’m a country boy, so I really appreciate the country. I love fishing, so I fish between takes on set. During lunch, I go for a fish.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jack Ohman

Yes, I actually have a portable fly-tying kit in my vest. I spent hours putting it all together, with a special emphasis on midge materials as well as enough fur and feathers to whip out a half dozen of virtually every conceivable dry pattern nature can throw at me. I have used it once, in 1993.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Louis Nizer

In cross examination, as in fishing, nothing is more ungainly than a fisherman pulled into the water by his catch.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Cornelia Parker

Trout fishing is like any other sport. It is waste of words to try to give anyone who has never tried it any idea of what it means to land a five-pound trout on a gossamer leader.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Claude Martin

We know of fishing vessels that carry up to twelve different flags on board, and they re-flag their ship at sea,.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Steve Earle

Me, I'm spiritually retarded, I need to be knee deep in water with a fly rod in my hands, that's about as close to God as I get.

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Jack Gartside

I frankly don't make much of a living, but I make a hell of a life.

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Mike Tyson

I'm going to gut you like a fish.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Robert Ruark

When I get up at five in the morning to go fishing, I wake my wife up and ask, 'What'll it be dear, sex or fishing?' And she says, “Don't forget your waders.'

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Henry David Thoreau

It enhances our sense of the grand security and serenity of nature to observe the still undisturbed economy and content of the fishes of this century, their happiness a regular fruit of the summer.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Fennel Hudson

It was one of those places where mist lingers well into the day and the dawn chorus starts early.

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Baruch Spinoza

Big fish eat small fish with as much right as they have power.

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William Butler Yeats

It's certain there are trout somewhere - And maybe I shall take a trout - but I do not seem to care.

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Louise Erdrich

...Grandpa's mind had left us, gone wild and wary. When I walked with him I could feel how strange it was. His thoughts swam between us, hidden under rocks, disappearing in weeds, and I was fishing for them, dangling my own words like baits and lures.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Fennel Hudson

Fly-fishing is the simplest, purest, most skilful and pleasurable way to catch a fish.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arlo Guthrie

Songwriting is like fishing in a stream; you put in your line and hope to catch something. And I don't think anyone downstream from Bob Dylan ever caught anything.

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John Lee Hancock

Somebody might say that they always wanted to be a fly-fishing guide in Montana and maybe they'll never get to do that but just by the virtue of having said it out loud, I think there's some power in that.

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Herbert Hoover

There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.

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Naomi Mitchison

... the fishermen of Port Sonas care only for the two things, fishing and women. And there's some that are no' that keen on the fishing.

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Patrick F. Mcmanus

What a tourist terms a plague of insects, the fly fisher calls a great hatch.

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Arnold Gingrich

I now believe that fishing is far more important than the fish.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Walter D. Wetherell

The difference between hunting and fishing is that hunters seek their prey while fishermen try to become prey; they do their best to make their lures look attractive and vulnerable so that fish will attack them.

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Ray Bergman

The matter of flies, lines and other equipment of the right sort is not absolutely necessary in the rising of fish but they are very important in that they make it easier to do the things which bring success and in some cases are essential to success.

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Mark Twain

Don't tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don't tell them where they know the fish.

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Herbert Hoover

The joys of fishing are not confined to the hours near the water.

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Dizzy Dean

If Satch (Paige) and I were pitching on the same team, we would clinch the pennant by July fourth and go fishing until World Series time.

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Andrew Stanton

Sadly, my hobby is what I do for work, so I don't go off and go fishing. I go home and veg, and then I go back to work.

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Rachel Gibson

What is the politically correct term for 'retarded'?""I think the words you're fishing for are 'mentally disabled.' And no. I'm not mentally disabled.

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Liu Zongyuan

A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, Ten thousand paths, with no person's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, Fishing alone in the cold river snow.

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William Shakespeare

A man may fish with the worm that hath eat of a king, and eat of the fish that hath fed of that worm

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Thomas Mcguane

Angling is extremely time consuming. That's sort of the whole point.

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Joe Nichols

I'm big into fishing, but I've never been much of a hunter. I never was really raised around it a whole lot, so I never got a chance to do it a whole lot.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Fennel Hudson

Fishing enables us to get closer to nature.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jason Chaffetz

I'm not just going to go on these fishing expeditions. I didn't do that with President Obama. We didn't go through this with President [Barack] Obama. I think the world and certainly the American voters understand that Donald Trump has mass holdings. He's worth billions of dollars. He's been very successful in business. And I think the American voters understood that when they voted him in.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Paul Schullery

The issue of imitation has always occupied fly fishers, and part of its endless attraction has been the imponderable uncertainty of how much it matters to the fish in the first place.

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John D. Voelker

Fishing is such great fun, I have often felt, that it really ought to be done in bed

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Gierach

Something to think about: If you fish the wrong fly long and hard enough, it will sooner or later become the right fly.

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Steve Harvey

Now, revealing that you're a keeper is no guarantee that this guy won't just walk away. Some men really are just sport fishing and have no intention of doing anything more than throwing back the women they bed. If this is the cae with this man, then let him walk-what do you care? He's not the guy you're looking for.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Kevin Vandam

I've got 21 years of experience now fishing professionally, and over that time I've learned a lot about how the bass react. A lot of people think there's a lot of luck in fishing, and there really isn't.

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Carly Schroeder

I never watch MTV. I don't have time to watch TV. And when I do, I'm watching the Discovery Channel. 'Deadliest Catch: Crab Fishing in Alaska,' that's my show.

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Robert Lowell

I will catch Christ with a greased worm, And when the Prince of Darkness stalks My bloodstream to its Stygian term . . . On water the Man-Fisher walks.

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Thomas Mcguane

An undisturbed river is as perfect as we will ever know, every refractive slide of cold water a glimpse of eternity.

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Marcus Tullius Cicero

Plato divinely calls pleasure the bait of evil, inasmuch as men are caught by it as fish by a hook.

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Gary A. Klein

I love rainy and bad-weather days because this type of weather gives me a mental advantage, especially when I'm fishing in a tournament. When the weather is inclement, most fishermen start thinking of reasons why they can't catch bass. But, because I fish so often in bad weather, I'm thinking of all the reasons I can catch bass in bad weather conditions.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John D. Voelker

Most fisherman, including this one, cling to their pet stupidities as they would to a battered briar or an old jacket; and their dogged persistence in wrong methods and general wrong-headedness finally wins the a sort of grudging admiration, if not many fish.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Fennel Hudson

Catching fish is low on my agenda when I go fishing. I’m much more interested in savouring the day and exploring the wildlife of the river.