Some Trout Fishing Quotes Collected

by Ben Hope

“They say you forget your troubles on a trout stream, but that’s not quite it.  What happens is that you begin to see where your troubles fit into the grand scheme of things, and suddenly they’re just not such a big deal anymore.”
-John Gierach

“If fishing is interfering with your business, give up your business.”
-Sparse Grey Hackle

“Most anglers, especially tyros, false cast too often.   Three false casts should be sufficient for any throw and two is better.  One is perfect.”
-Joe Brooks

“There will be days when the fishing is better than one’s most optimistic forecast, others when it is far worse. Either is a gain over just staying home.”
-Roderick Haig-Brown

“The trout do not rise in the cemetery, so you better do your fishing while you are still able.”
-Sparse Grey Hackle

“The great charm of fly-fishing is that we are always learning.”
-Theodore Gordon

“I have fished through fishless days that I remember happily without regret.”
-Roderick Haig-Brown

“Government cannot close its eyes to the pollution of waters, to the erosion of soil, to the slashing of forests any more than it can close its eyes to the need for slum clearance and schools.”   
-Franklin Delano Roosevelt






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