The obsessions of others are opaque to the unobsessed, and thus easy to mock. NASCAR, jazz, baseball, roses, poetry, quilts, fishing. If we're lucky, we all have at least one.
I love fishing._ You put that line in the water and you don't know what's on the other end._ Your imagination is under there._ ~Robert Altman
Even if you've been fishing for three hours and haven't gotten anything except poison ivy and sunburn, you're still better off than the worm. ~Author Unknown
Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing.
A woman who has never seen her husband fishing doesn't know what a patient man she married!
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[ Love Fishing ].
Now, if you notice how the swan, putting its neck down into the deep water, brings up food for itself from below, then you will discover the wisdom of the Creator, in that He gave it a neck longer than its feet for this reason, that it might, as if lowering a sort of fishing line, procure the food hidden in the deep water.
Scholars have long known that fishing eventually turns men into philosophers._ Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher's salary. ~Patrick McManus
Creeps and idiots cannot conceal themselves for long on a fishing trip. ~John Gierach
Leave part of the yard rough. Don't manicure everything. Small children in particular love to turn over rocks and find bugs, and give them some space to do that. Take your child fishing. Take your child on hikes.