Monday, November 8, 2010

Quotes For My Fly Fishing Friends

"Bragging may not bring happiness, but no man having caught a large fish goes home through an alley." ~ Anonymous

"There he stands, draped in more equipment than a telephone lineman, trying to outwit an organism with a brain no bigger than a breadcrumb, and getting licked in the process." ~ Paul O'Neil, 1965

"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

"There's no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm." ~ Patrick MacManus

"I'm not against golf, since I cannot but suspect that it keeps armies of the unworthy from discovering trout." ~ Paul O'Neil

"Many men go fishing all their lives not knowing that it is not fish they are after." ~ Henry David Thoreau

"I fish better with a lit cigar; some fish better with talent." ~ Nick Lyons, Bright Rivers