Fishing, Creative Loitering in Beautiful Places

“Catching fish is secondary to the immeasurable joys of the watery world.”
Fennel Hudson, Traditional Angling

One of the many pleasures of fishing is that it often surprises us with incredible vistas and moments where nature sings. I often describe fishing as “creative loitering” and these photos will give you a small glimpse into the pleasures of fishing (which is not always “catching”).



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The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad.
-A.K. Best



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“Look at where Jesus went to pick people. He didn’t go to the colleges… he got guys off the fishing docks.”- Jeff Foxworthy

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“All Americans believe that they are born fishermen. For a man to admit a distaste for fishing would be like denouncing mother-love or hating moonlight.”
-John Steinbeck


“Some go to church and think about fishing, others go fishing and think about God.”
– Tony Blake


“If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.”
Zane Grey


“Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes.” – Don Marquis


Published by eringoscratch

I am a big man, home cook in a tiny kitchen in NYC. I hook it and cook it, buy it and fry it, and will show you around NYC!

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