Quotes About Fishing

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Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.  ~ Karl Marx

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

Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.  ~ Dave Barry

Advice to anglers: don't take advice from people with missing fingers.  ~ Henry Beard

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

Where there's smoke, there's salmon.  ~ Jewish proverb

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

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day.  ~ George Carlin

The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.  ~ John Buchan

Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

Someone 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

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

Whoever came up with ice fishing must have had the worst marriage on the planet.  ~ Jeff Cesario

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