If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.
If you want to maintain a sustainable supply of fish you have to farm the fish, rather than mine them. So putting your money into fishing fleets that are going to exacerbate the problem by over-fishing is not the way to preserve the underlying asset.
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
Well, I love fishing. I wouldn’t kill a fly myself but I’ve no hesitation in killing a fish. A lot of men are like that. No bother. Out you come. Thump. And that’s not the only reason.
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.
All I can say to the kids is if you’ve a problem in fishing or life, if you talk to an older person, you’re gonna end up alright, because nine times out of 10, they’ve been through the same thing.
We have seen Indians in immense numbers, and all those on this coast of the Pacific contrive to make a good subsistence on various seeds, and by fishing.
Do you want to tear your life apart and get rid of everything you’ve known as a lifestyle? Like seeing your family? Being with your friends? A fishing trip? A hunting trip? A night’s sleep?
Long after this wonderful event in the Earth’s history, when the human species was spread over a good deal of Asia, Europe, and Africa, migration to the American continents began in attempts to find new feeding grounds and unoccupied areas for hunting and fishing.
I hate fishing, and I can’t imagine why anyone would want to hike when you can get in the car and drive.
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?
I continue to be a photographer; I have enjoyed fishing and hunting with a close friend; and have owned two ranches, first in northern California and then in the state of Washington.
Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish.
Somebody 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.
I do fish. I think there is a connection between thinking and fishing mostly because you spend a lot of time up to your waist in water without a whole lot to keep your mind busy.
I think it’s time for me to get out, because at the moment I’m only thinking about fishing 21 hours a day, and they’re the waking moments. And even when I close my eyes I’m thinking about it.
Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.
Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played – skiing, baseball, fishing – there is no greater example than golf, because you’re playing against yourself and nature.
And one thing I can be proud of is we have a ‘Come and Try Fishing’ day every year. And there’s 20 venues throughout the state, and see, these thousands of kids who’ve never been fishing come along.
But very unfortunately the merchant marine died away till even the majority of fishing done about the Cape is in the hands of the Portuguese who emigrated to the Cape some fifty years ago.
The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
One fifth of human kind depend on fish to live. Today now 70 percent of the fish stock are over-exploited. According to FAO if we don’t change our system of fishing the main sea resources will be gone in 2050. We don’t want to believe what we know.
All those authors there, most of whom of course I’ve never met. That’s the poetry side, that’s the prose side, that’s the fishing and miscellaneous behind me. You get an affection for books that you’ve enjoyed.
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.
From birth to death, anyone can fish. I just think it’s fantastic to see old people going fishing with young people and teaching them things. I’m very, very critical.
It’s a little like casting out hundreds of fishing lines into the audience. You start getting little bites, then more, then you hook a few, then more. Then you can start reeling them in and that’s a loveliest feeling – the whole audience laughing with you.
You are not content with the vast millions of tribute we pay you annually under the operation of our revenue law, our navigation laws, your fishing bounties, and by making your people our manufacturers, our merchants, our shippers.
There are a couple of carp fishing books I’ve been reading. I’m very interested in that line of books, because I think they write very well, carp anglers, about the general environment.
Like they say, you can learn more from a guide in one day than you can in three months fishing alone.
I’m fishing for men with a certain kind of bait, and the bait that I am offering is not a candy; it’s a very specific thing that I’m offering, which is a deep gospel and a deep conversion.
I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have.
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.
Hell, if I’d jumped on all the dames I’m supposed to have jumped on, I’d have had no time to go fishing.
My friend Ed Begley goes fishing. It’s a little smelly to me, I don’t like it so much. I like to eat fish, but I don’t like to catch them.
One of the cries from the people was, don’t forget us. They have a long road ahead of them. Operation Blessing has found those little fishing towns. They will not be getting what other towns are getting from the government.
Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment. Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them.