Maoris now own over half the commercial fishing industry in New Zealand.
The two biggest things that translate from the pitching mound to hunting and fishing are patience and perseverance. When you're on the mound, you have to take the game one pitch at a time, regardless of the score, and that approach helps when I'm in the woods or on the water as well.
All Americans believe that they are born fishermen. For a man to admit a distaste for fishing would be like denouncing mother-love or hating moonlight. ~John Steinbeck
I like to run a lot. I play tennis, and I like doing outdoorsy stuff - fishing, canoeing.
There is certainly something in angling that tends to produce a serenity of the mind. ~Washington Irving
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I'm a Hemingway fan, so in a manner of speaking, I've been fishing with him already. But man, would I love to board Pilar in Key West and head south until we have a day-long battle with a tarpon, haul that bad boy up, then celebrate by telling lies over rum on a Cuban terrace.
I marvel how the fishes live in the sea. Why, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones. ~William Shakespeare
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