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Funny Quotes About Fishing

Fishing is a sport for those who love the outdoors. Growing up in Kansas, it was something of a past-time for everyone. The following are some funny quotes about fishing.

...this planet is covered with sordid men who demand that he who spends time fishing shall show returns in fish.
Leonidas Hubbard, Jr.
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.
Ernest Hemingway
It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence against a fish and loses has it coming.
John Steinbeck
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.
Doug Larson
Give a man a fish, and he can eat for a day. But teach a man how to fish, and he'll be dead of mercury poisoning inside of three years.
Charles Haas
Fly fishermen are born honest, but they get over it.
Ed Zern
The best time to go fishing is when you can get away.
Robert Traver
Lots of people committed crimes during the year who would not have done so if they had been fishing. The increase of crime is among those deprived of the regenerations that impregnate the mind and character of the fisherman.
Herbert Hoover
What a tourist terms a plague of insects, the fly fisher calls a great hatch.
Patrick F. McManus
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