FLY FISHING QUOTES

“Fly fishing is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.” -John Buchan

“The worst day of fishing is better than the best day at work.” -Author Unknown

“There is no time for impatient or discourteous fisherman; life is too short for such selfishness.” -Lee Wulff

“When one thinks of fly-fishing they typically think of someone standing knee-deep in water casting expertly with a fly rod, but for me, fly-fishing is much more than that. It’s an art, a science and a way of life.” -Tom Rosenbauer

“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.” -John Buchan

“Fly fishing is the perfect excuse to drink in the daytime.” -Jack Handey

“I can fish all day and not catch a thing and still come home feeling like I’ve had the best day ever.” -Author Unknown

“In fly-fishing, the fish are far more important than the fisherman.” -Paul Quinnett

“The fly fisherman has a peculiar charm borrowed from his pursuit of the upper nymph.” -William Sherwood Fox “The purpose of fly fishing isn’t to catch fish, it’s to go places where fish are caught.” -John Gierach

“The charm of one’s own small stream…is the always mysterious hurry of water…and the solitude of ones self-sufficiency there.” -John Burroughs

“Fly fishing is the sport of drowning worms.” -Author Unknown

“It is not merely a sportive and pleasurable art but a mystical and contemplative one, with virtues that are seasoned and magnified by every cast.” -Norman Maclean CHICANA QUOTES

“If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.” -Zane Grey

“Three-fourths of the earth’s surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn.” -Chuck Clark

“The angling fever is a very real disease and can only be cured by the application of cold water and fresh air.” -Theodore Gordon

“One day, I shall go fishing where the wild trout are; until then, the domesticated rainbow trout in the local river will have to do.” -Author Unknown

“The fisherman who doesn’t catch fish is still better off then the one who doesn’t fish.” -Author Unknown

“The pessimist complains about the wind, the optimist expects it to change, the realist adjusts the sails.” -William Arthur Ward

“The two best times to fish are when it’s raining and when it’s not.” -Patrick F. McManus

“There are no shortcuts to success in fly-fishing or anything else. You must work hard, study, learn, and practice.” -Amelia Whalen

“Fishing has taught me that anything worth having requires patience.” -Author Unknown

“The river is a moving mosaic of time and energy that flows through the landscape, carving its way through the mountains and valleys of our lives.” -Tom McGuane

“Fly-fishing is an art, a sport, and a philosophy that awakens the senses and transforms the angler into a student of the natural world.” -Leslie Clark.