Five new fishing quotes May 28, 2010

Once again be prepared to be enlightened, ennobled, enthused and enraptured by the latest additions to the fishing quotes database – numbers 956 – 960. Just a couple of examples to enliven your taste for further enquiry.

We have reached the time in the life of the planet, and humanity’s demand upon it, when every fisherman will have to be a river-keeper, a steward of marine shallows, a watchman on the high seas. We are beyond having to put back what we have taken out. We must put back more than we take out.”
– Thomas McGuane – The Longest Silence

No sport affords a greater field for observation and study than fly fishing, and it is the close attention paid to the minor happenings upon the stream that marks the finished fly angler.”
George M L La Branche – The Dry Fly and Fast Water [1914]

Actually I think Mr La Branche is way off the mark – I have been fishing for over 50 years and have yet to meet a “finished angler” – though I have met more than a few that thought they did know it all 🙂

Posted by Tony Bishop