Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. I drink at it; but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away, but eternity remains. ~Henry David Thoreau
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If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.
Bait.— One animal impaled upon a hook in order to torture a second for the amusement of a third. ~Specimens of a Patent Pocket Dictionary, For the use of those who wish to understand the meaning of things as well as words, The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, 1824
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I'd go fishing and always pretend I would catch the biggest fish. I'd stay out there for hours after everybody else left until I caught something. When I shot baskets, I was always the coach and star player and always made the winning shot.
Once you get over the culture shock, Filey is a pleasant spot, particularly at the beginning or end of the summer, when the hotels are half full. The brave go in winter, when the wind can be bitter and biting and Filey resumes its real life as a tiny, introverted fishing community.
Reading about baseball is a lot more interesting than reading about chess, but you have to wonder: Don't any of these guys ever go fishing? ~Dave Shiflett, quoted in Houston Chronicle, 29 April 1990
Don't worry, he said, that grandfatherly smile spreading across his face once more, 'I've been fishing for over forty years._ You've got plenty of time to catch up, maybe even pass what I've done._ You're a perspicacious piscatorial pursuer, and I'm sure you'll catch the big ones.' ~S. Bradley Stoner,Fishing and Other Misadventures