5 New Fishing Quotes – 13 August 2016

Five new quotations and sayings on fishing, and anything to do with this pre-occupation or recuperation.penink

“Life is like fishing – you are rewarded for your constancy”
Paul Torday (from the wickedly funny ‘Salmon Fishing In The Yemen’)

“Sportsmen who elect to assume responsibility for ‘Controlling’ predators seem to me enormously presumptuous. They are saying in effect that the natural world is theirs and all that is in it…fortunately the angler is only a minor offender in these respects. He is almost by definition a close observer and the birds and mammals  that follow the creeks and lakes to prey on fish are an integral part of the pleasure. It is obvious that even if he could by killing them the increase the number of fish available to him he would be reducing the total of his sport” Roderick Haigh-Brown

“Anytime you stand in the middle of the stream,” she said, “and you just get immersed in the water and in nature, and you see God’s gifts and goodness, you cannot not know there’s a Creator.” Sister Carol Anne Corley

“Fishing a small stream is a progression toward refinement and an act of faith that something will be revealed. The river teaches you how to fish it.” David Karczynski

“Streamers, tubes, muddlers – before this trip I used to think that fly-fishing is about pinning a bug on a hook.” Hoo Izit

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