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Funny Quotations about Fishing

quotations about fishing

Welcome to the tranquil world of fishing, where patience, skill, and the thrill of the catch come together. Fishing is not just a hobby; it's a way of connecting with nature, finding solace in peaceful waters, and embracing the art of angling. Whether you're an experienced angler or a novice with a curious spirit, the act of casting a line and waiting for that elusive bite brings a sense of anticipation and serenity. In this compilation, we dive into the lighter side of fishing, exploring humorous quotes that capture the joys, challenges, and sometimes comical moments that anglers encounter. So, grab your rod, sit back, and prepare for a journey that celebrates the camaraderie, adventure, and laughter found in the world of fishing.

Get ready to reel in laughter as we present a collection of funny quotations about fishing. Angling may be a serene and contemplative activity, but it's not without its moments of amusement and hilarity. From tales of the one that got away to witty observations about angler stereotypes and fisherman folklore, these quotes are sure to resonate with both seasoned anglers and those who appreciate a good laugh.

"Carpe diem does not mean fish of the day." Anon

"My biggest worry is that my wife (when I'm dead) will try to sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it." Koos Brandt (South African businessman, 1952-)

"It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence against a fish and loses has it coming." John Steinbeck (American novelist, 1902-68)

"There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot." Steven Wright (American comedian, 1955-)

"Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day." George Carlin (American comedian, 1937-2008)

"A woman who has never seen her husband fishing, doesn't know what a patient man she married!" Anon

"Fishing, with me, has always been an excuse to drink in the daytime." Jimmy Cannon (American journalist, 1910-73)

"Don't tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don't tell them where they know the fish." Mark Twain (American writer, 1835-1910)

"Fish: An animal that grows fastest between the time it's caught and the time a fisherman describes it to his friends" Anon

"If you don't like fishing, raise your hand! Now slap yourself because you are an idiot!" Anon

"Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught." Anon

"Fishing is the sport of drowning worms." Anon

"If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church." Tom Brokaw (American journalist, 1940-)

"I love fishing. It's like transcendental meditation with a punch-line." Billy Connolly (Scottish comedian, 1942-)

"Fishing is unquestionably a form of madness but, happily, for the once-bitten there is no cure." Lord Home (British Conservative statesman, 1903-95)

"Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float fishing I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other." Samuel Johnson (English poet, critic, and lexicographer, 1709-84)

"It is to be observed that 'angling' is the name given to fishing by people who can't fish." Stephen Leacock (Canadian humorist, 1869-1944)

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