Five New Fishing Quotes: Sep 1 2012 Now 1090

by Tony Bishop on September 1, 2012

Five new fishing quotes and bit of  a John Gierach benefit, quote numbers 1086 – 1090.

“Accurately recalling an entire day of fishing is like trying to push smoke back down a chimney, so you settle on these specific moments.”

– John Gierach ‘No Shortage of Good Days’ (1086)

“We do have to think seriously about conservation now, although it is chilling to realize there are catch-and-release fishermen alive today who don’t know how to clean and fry a fish.”

– John Gierach ‘No Shortage of Good Days’ (1087)

“It’s an odd fact of life that whichever side of the stream you’re on, two-thirds of the best water is out of reach on the other side.”

– John Gierach ‘No Shortage of Good Days’ (1088)

“When the river is high, fish eat the ant; when the river is low, ants eat the fish.”

– Chinese proverb, quoted in ‘No Shortage of Good Days’ (1089)

“The fact is, there’s a great deal of hair-splitting fussiness when it comes to fly-fishing, most of it as silly as a top hat.”

– Justin Cronin ‘The Summer Guest’ 2003 – quoted in ‘No Shortage of Good Days’ (1090)

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