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Thank you, dear God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough. Thank you for the rain. And for the chance to wake up in three hours and go fishing: I thank you for that now, because I won't feel so thankful then.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
I do hunt, and I do fish, and I don't apologize to anybody for hunting and fishing.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.
What people don't understand is this is something that we only have in America. There is no other country in the world where the ordinary citizen can go out and enjoy hunting and fishing. There's no other nation in the world where that happens. And it's very much a part of our heritage.
I've had some amazing people in my life. Look at my father - he came from a small fishing village of five hundred people and at six foot four with giant ears and a kind of very odd expression, thought he could be a movie star. So go figure, you know?
Look at where Jesus went to pick people. He didn't go to the colleges; he got guys off the fishing docks.
I always went to Ireland as a child. I remember trips to Dundalk, Wexford, Cork and Dublin. My gran was born in Dublin, and we had a lot of Irish friends, so we'd stay on their farms and go fishing. They were fantastic holidays - being outdoors all day and coming home to a really warm welcome in the evenings.
Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.
My favorite memories growing up in North Carolina were hunting and fishing with my father and brothers. There, I developed a deep appreciation for protecting land and waterways. There, I learned outdoorsmanship.
There are always new places to go fishing. For any fisherman, there's always a new place, always a new horizon.
I like fishing. Not actual fishing - I like the peace and quiet of being at sea. It's different.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
My favorite hobby is being alone. I like to be alone. I also like dancing, fishing, playing poker sometimes and vegetable gardening - corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, I have a big garden every year.
Fishing is a hard job. Fishing at night. Rain. Day, night. You have to be wise and smart. And quick.
You know when they have a fishing show on TV? They catch the fish and then let it go. They don't want to eat the fish, they just want to make it late for something.
If I were not African, I wonder whether it would be clear to me that Africa is a place where the people do not need limp gifts of fish but sturdy fishing rods and fair access to the pond. I wonder whether I would realize that while African nations have a failure of leadership, they also have dynamic people with agency and voices.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The fun of fishing is catching 'em, not killing 'em.
Probably fishing is my first passion.
There's an absolute surety to the hands-on conservation lifestyle of hunting, fishing and trapping where you know you're going to consume today.
The fishing is a great relief for me. When I'm out there's no cell phone ringing. I'm out there fishing with bears. I'm in the middle of God's country catching tons of fish. I just absolutely love it.
I like to fish. Fishing is always a way of relaxing.
When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches. My dad loves being around all kinds of animals. He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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