Favorite Fishing Quotes

There is something about a good fishing quote, that at the end of the day, I would hang up any of these in my trailer at the lake. I wish I was brainy enough to come up with some of these.

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Here are a few of my favorite fishing quotes for you to enjoy


Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.

– Henry David Thoreau

Shut up and fish!  –Unknown


When you are on the river, ocean or in the woods, you are the closest to the truth you’ll ever get. Jack Leonard


Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishingAmbrose Bierce


There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.

– Steven Wright


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I like fishing. Not actual fishing – I like the peace and quiet of being at sea. It’s different.

– Rafael Nadal

Men and fish are alike. They both get into trouble when they open their mouths. -Jimmy D. Moore


Look at where Jesus went to pick people. He didn’t go to the colleges; he got guys off the fishing docks.

– Jeff Foxworthy

The best fisherman I know try not to make the same mistakes over and over again; instead they strive to make new and interesting mistakes and to remember what they learned from them. -John Gierach


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