Quotes can help us see something in a new light. They make sense to us, and make us think. Some quotes seem so obvious that we say “Man, I’ve thought of that!”. Quotes can help us understand almost everything in our lives. Even fishing! There are tons of fishing quotes. Don’t be surprised if you start nodding your head while you read these. Once you read these, you may start thinking more about why you go fishing. Do you go for the solitude? For an escape? To try to conquer nature? What’s your reason for heading out on the water?

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

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

The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
John Buchan

If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.
Doug Larson

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
Herbert Hoover

Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.
Ted Hughes

There are always new places to go fishing. For any fisherman, there’s always a new place, always a new horizon.
Jack Nicklaus

I go fishing not to find myself, but to lose myself
Joseph Monniger

Fishing is not an escape from life, but often a deeper immersion into it.
Harry Middleton

It doesn’t matter if the rod is or isn’t bent. Time spent fishing is time well spent.
Justin Morgan

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