Fly Fishing Priorities and Quotes About Them

Sometimes you need to set some priorities about fishing and just get out there and toss a line.  For me the enjoyment of fly fishing is in the act, the envorins and journey.  Don’t get me wrong though, catching fish is intermingled with the act.

“Often I have been exhausted on trout streams, uncofortable, wet, cold, briar scarred, sunburned, mosquito bitten, but never, with a fly rod in my hand have I been less in a place that was less than beautiful.”

~Charles KuraltI fish icing


“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” 



 “The angling fever is a very real disease and can only be cured by the application of clod water and fresh, untainted air.”

~Theodore Gordonimportant

Fly Fishing Quotes about Work

As I sit at desk eating lunch I thought – I wonder what fly fishing quotes are out there related to work. 

Here are 5 Quotes related to Jobs and Work.

1.  “The solution to any problem – work, love, money, whatever – is to go fishing.  The worse the problem, the longer the trip should be.

~John Gierach

  • 2.  “By the time I had turned thirty, I’d relaized two important things.  One, I had to fish.  Two, I had to work for a living.”
  • ~Mallory Burton

Fly Fishing Quote Job

3.  “Most of the world is covered by water.  A fisherman’s Job is simple.  Pick out the best parts.”

~ Charles Waterman

4.  “Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing.”

~Ambrose Bierce

5.  “A bad day of fishing is beter than a good day at work.”


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I’ve got more fishing quotes coming so, please come back. 



Faith, Family and Fish

Fishing Quotes, Tips, Techniques and Other Fishy Things

Welcome to WishnIwasFishn!  A blog about fishing; as an interest, life-style and with some entertainment value.  For a historic reference today is January 30, 2015. Post number 1!

I though I’d start with a couple fly fishing quotes and pictures to inspire you and me on a cold January in 2015.

5 Fishing Quotes

  1. “The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad.”  ~A.K. Best
  2. “Fishings’ relaxing man…  The most relaxing thing in my life.  It’s therapy for me.  I don’t think about business…sports.  All I think about is catching the next fish.”  ~Deion Sanders
  3. fly fishing quote
  4. “Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali.  He was using a dotted line.  He caught every other fish.”  ~Steven Wright
  5. Fly Fishing Quote


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