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A girl went fishing for the first time with her boyfriend. As they sat in there row boat on the lake she asked, "How much was that red and white thing?

"Oh you mean the bobber? That's only about a quarter."

"I guess i owe you a quarter then. My bobber just sank."

Q. What did the fish say after swimming into a concrete wall?

A. Dam

Q. What do you call a fish with no eyes?

A. fsh

Q. What is the difference between a fish and a piano.

A. You can't tuna fish.

Q. Where do fish keep their money?

A. In the river bank.

Q. Where do fish sleep?

A. In a river bed

Q. What kind of fish do you find in a bird cage?

A. A perch

Q. What is the best way to communicate with a fish?

A. Drop it a line

Q. What do you get when you cross a coho, walleye and a muskie?

A. A Cowallske

Q. What part of a fish weighs the most?

A. It’s scales!

Nothing grows faster than a fish from the time he bites until the time he gets away.

There are two periods when fishing is good...before you get there and after you leave.

Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught.

Good fishing is nothing more than a matter of timing. You have to get there yesterday.

You can always tell a fisherman, but you can't tell him much.

Going to a fishing convention with your wife is like going fishing with the game warden.


Wading, the most common means through which a dry fly-fisherman is transformed into a wet fly-fisherman.

Warden: You're not allowed to fish here!

Fisherman: I'm not. I'm just teaching my worm how to swim.

Gill: That's a nice beautiful rod you've got there.

Bill: Thanks. Actually I got it for the wife.

Gill: Nice trade.

Q: What's the difference between a hunter and a fisherman?

A: A hunter lies in wait and a fisherman waits and lies.

Then there was the fisherman who produced an excellent movie....mainly because he had a great cast.

The family was set to take off on a vacation when the wife announces, "The car's packed, but now that we've got all your fishing tackle in it, there's no room for the kids."

The husband says, "Well I hope you left enough food for then."

Gill: Well, fishin' wasn't so great today.

Bill: But I thought you said you had thirty bites.

Gill: Yeah, one tiny fish and 29 mosquitoes.

Since three-fourths of the earths surface is water and one fourth land, it's perfectly clear the good Lord intended that man spend three times as much time fishing as he does plowing.

Q: What's the dumbest fish in the school called?

A: Dinner.

The old Indian chief sat in his home on the reservation, smoking his ceremonial pipe, eyeing the two U.S. government officials sent to interview him. "Chief Two Eagles," one official began, "you have observed the white man for many years. You have seen all his progress and all his problems." The chief nodded. The official continued, "What do you think of all the white man has done?" The chief stared at the officials for more than a minute, and then calmly replied. "When white man found the land, Indians were running it. No taxes. No debt. Plenty buffalo, plenty beaver. Women did most of the work. Medicine man free. Indian men hunted and fished all the time." The chief paused, then added, "Only white man dumb enough to think he could improve system like that."

Fly-fisherman's wife: "Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and you get rid of him for the whole weekend"


Unknown: "The difference between fly fishers and worm dunkers is the quality of their excuses."

Unknown: "Even a fish wouldn't get into trouble if he kept his mouth shut."  

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

A. K. Best:  "The Fishing was good, it was the catching that was bad."

Steven Wright:  "There's a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot."

Unknown :  "There are two types of fisherman - those who fish for sport and those who fish for fish."

John Steinbeck :  "It has always been my private conviction that any man who pits his intelligence against a fish and loses has it coming."

Patrick F. McManus:  "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."

Arnold Gingrich:  "Fly-fishing is the most fun you can have standing up."

William Sherwood Fox:  "Of all the liars among mankind, the fisherman is the most trustworthy."

Paul Schullery:  "Calling fishing a hobby is like calling brain surgery a job."

Ed Zern:  "Fishermen are born honest, but they get over it."

Robert Traver:  " The true fisherman approaches the first day of fishing season with all the sense of wonder and awe of a child approaching Christmas."

Unknown:  "Who ever said "A bad day of fishing is always better than a good day at work." Never had their boat sink."

Irish Blessing: May the holes in your net be no larger than the fish in it.

Harold F. Blaisdell: All the romance of trout fishing exists in the mind of the angler and is in no way shared by the fish.

Unknown: Bragging may not bring happiness, but no man having caught a large fish goes home through an alley.

Patrick F. McManus: There is no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm.

Unknown: Good things come to those who bait.

Unknown: For the rich, there is therapy. For the rest of us, there is FISHING

John Gierach: "The solution to any problem -- work, love, money, whatever -- is to go fishing, and the worse the problem, the longer the trip should be."

Buddy Ebson: "If you're too busy to go fishin', you're too busy"

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