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Salmon Fishing Quotes


"Tequila is my salmon." - Eddie Redmayne

"I love fishing, any kind of fishing." - Brandi Carlile

"If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church." - Tom Brokaw

"Best fishing in troubled waters." - John Harington

"If I had the choice between smoked salmon and tinned salmon, I'd have it tinned. With vinegar." - Harold Wilson

"I go to Alaska and fish salmon. I do some halibut fishing, lake fishing, trout fishing, fly fishing. I look quite good in waders. I love my waders. I don't think there is anything sexier than just standing in waders with a fly rod. I just love it." - Linda Hamilton

"My hobby is fishing for girls." - Tom Kaulitz

"Rock bottom; that's a fishing term." - Charlie Sheen

"[T]is not all fishing to fish." - Izaak Walton

"I'd rather go fishing for three years." - Whitey Herzog

"Fishing is the sport of drowning worms." - Anonymous

"Probably fishing is my first passion." - Luke Bryan

"I like Alaska for the salmon fishing - it's fantastic there. I usually stay in a log cabin with no one around for miles. I like to go with friends, but I'm also happy to be on my own with nature." - Vinnie Jones

"I've never felt a strong urge to rush into Hollywood, so I bided my time and waited till I had a decent body of work to show people, the icing on the cake being 'Salmon Fishing' and 'Parade's End.'" - Tom Mison

"It is part of the novelist's convention not to mention soup and salmon and ducklings, as if soup and salmon and ducklings were of no importance..." - Virginia Woolf

"If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is the high church." - Tom Brokaw

"Yes, cider and tinned salmon are the staple diet of the agricultural classes." - Evelyn Waugh

"A smoked salmon sandwich of a football match if ever there has been one." - Peter Drury

"For Jewish people, salmon has a special meaning, not just because it's a flavor we've had all along our diaspora. Salmon also have this special return-to-their-roots desire. At the end of their lives, salmon try to swim back to when they were born. Even if they can't, they have this obsession. We as diaspora people love that a lot about salmon." - Charlemagne Palestine

"A small pepperoni pizza on a tortilla is healthier than salmon teriyaki with rice and carrots." - Jorge Cruise

"Salmon. Salmon, salmon, salmon, salmon. I eat so much salmon at these weddings, twice a year I get this urge to swim upstream." - David Nicholls

"The best time to go fishing is when you can" - Ed Zern

"I only make movies to finance my fishing'." - Lee Marvin

"I like fishing, I like painting; I like painting fish." - Daniel Craig

"Teach as an old fishing guide takes out a beginner." - Theodore Roethke

"fishing teaches a stern morality; inculcates a remorseless honesty." - Virginia Woolf

"Fish stimulates the brain, but fishing stimulates the imagination." - Thomas Dewar, 1st Baron Dewar

"Fishing is taking a huge toll on the planet's ecosystem." - Sharon Gannon

"We are standing on a whale fishing for minnows." - Joseph Campbell

"I like golf, hiking, camping, boating and fishing." - Bryan Clay

"Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in." - Henry David Thoreau

"I only make movies to finance my fishing." - Lee Marvin

"The juxtaposition between fishing and touring couldn't be greater." - Mickey Melchiondo

"I love any discourse of rivers, and fish and fishing." - Izaak Walton

"The fun of fishing is catching 'em, not killing 'em." - Norman Schwarzkopf

"The juxtaposition between fishing and touring couldn't be greater." - Dean Ween

"Fishing seems to be the favorite form of loafing." - E W Howe

"One of the things I enjoy the most is fishing." - Henry Paulson

"I like fishing. Not actual fishing - I like the peace and quiet of being at sea. It's different." - Rafael Nadal

"Fishing is a hard job. Fishing at night. Rain. Day, night. You have to be wise and smart. And quick." - Mariano Rivera

"Spooning a seasonal fruit relish onto a plate of grilled king salmon is very much my style - flavorful, straightforward, and unfussy. I also like the way fresh, ripe fruit balances the richness of the salmon." - Tom Douglas

"If the salmon and steelhead are running, then as far as I am concerned, God knows that all is well in His worldthe health of the environment is good if the salmon and steelhead are around. It is that simple." - Tom Mccall

"A father's suspicion...' she began. Is as powerful as a mother's intuition.' ~pg 87, Ruana Singh and Jack Salmon" - Alice Sebold

"Having women work with men is like having a grizzly bear work with salmon . . . dipped in honey." - Patrice O'Neal

"Pine nuts pound for pound are more expensive than most varieties of smoked salmon. There I said it." - Dov Davidoff

"My name is Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered." - Alice Sebold

"I cook a great fish, a great salmon. I grill it, get the skin nice and crispy." - Bill Rancic

"Dinner for me is usually some version of chicken or fish - I love salmon - with grilled vegetables and salad." - Parker Young

"A solid man of Boston; A comfortable man with dividends, And the first salmon and the first green peas." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"When I was a child and came with my elders to Galway for their salmon fishing in the river that rushes past the gaol, I used to look with awe at the window where men were hung, and the dark, closed gate." - Lady Gregory

"It would be a miracle of God if it happened. I know it... If God wills it, the summer rains will fill the wadis... and the salmon will run the river. And then my countrymen... all classes and manner of men-will stand side by side and fish for the salmon. And their natures, too, will be changed. They will feel the enchantment of this silver fish... and then when talk turns to what this tribe said or that tribe did... then someone will say, Let us arise, and go fishing." - Paul Torday

"President Bush stopped off at a bass pro fishing store to pick up a fishing reel, some line and some rubber worms. He's going to disappear and go fishing. So he must think he's back in the National Guard." - Jay Leno

"... the fishermen of Port Sonas care only for the two things, fishing and women. And there's some that are no' that keen on the fishing." - Naomi Mitchison

"One great thing about fly fishing is that after a while nothing exists of the world but thoughts about fly fishing" - Norman Maclean

"Catching something is merely a byproduct of our fishing. It is the act of fishing that wipes away all grief, lightens all worry, dissolves all fear and anxiety." - Gladys Taber

"The only ones to profit from illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing are the owners of the fishing fleets who remain hidden behind veils of corporate secrecy." - Achim Steiner

"When I was five, I am told, and asked what my favorite things in the world were, I answered, smoked salmon and Bach." - Oliver Sacks

"When you feel neglected, think of the female salmon, who lays 3,000,000 eggs but no one remembers her on Mother's Day." - Sam Ewing

"It is the large brain capacity which allows man to live as a human being, enjoy taxes, canned salmon, television, and the atomic bomb." - Gustav Heinrich Ralph von Koenigswald

"Wherever love is, I want to be, I will follow it as surely as the land-locked salmon finds the sea." - Jeanette Winterson

"'Winning' in Hollywood means not just power, money, and complimentary smoked-salmon pizza, but also that everyone around you fails just as you are peaking." - Roseanne Barr

"If you want something beautiful to put on the dinner table, pick up a sockeye, the salmon species with the most vivid red flesh." - Tom Douglas

"The flesh of king salmon, which varies in color from white to pink to red, has a high fat content, making it perfect for grilling." - Tom Douglas

"The man who goes fishing gets something more than the fish he catches." - Mary Astor

"If there were fish in the lake, fishing would make no sense." - Lech Walesa

"Once fishing was a rabbit's foot- O wind blow cold, O wind blow hot" - Robert Lowell

"Fishing can come as close to doing nothing as anything I can think of." - Ruth Rudner

"Coffee, whiskey, and fishing poles. That's really all you need in life." - Brandi Carlile

"In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing." - Norman Maclean

"I don't want problems solved for me. I want the fishing rod, not the fish." - Yanni

"Perhaps fishing is, for me, only an excuse to be near rivers." - Roderick Haig-Brown

"I don't believe in rock bottom. Rock bottom is like a fishing term." - Charlie Sheen

"Catch and release fishing may be cruelty masquerading as political correctness" - John McPhee

"Caution is a most valuable asset in fishing, especially if you are the fish." - Anonymous

"Street Photography is like fishing. Catching the fish is more exciting than eating it..." - Thomas Leuthard

"I go fishing not to find myself but to lose myself." - Joseph Monninger

"There is time to go long, time to go short and time to go fishing." - Jesse Lauriston Livermore

"And for winter fly-fishing it is as useful as an almanac out of date." - Izaak Walton

"I call intuition cosmic fishing. You feel a nibble, then you've got to hook the fish." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Fishing, with me, has always been an excuse to drink in the daytime" - Jimmy Cannon

"My fishing hole is deader than...a dead thing that's dead." - Tom Riley

"I now believe that fishing is far more important than the fish." - Arnold Gingrich

"Fishing is a quest for knowledge and wonder as much as a pursuit of fish." - Paul Schullery

"Fishing: I don't really like it. I don't really like the expression on the fish's face." - Karl Pilkington

"Fishing is a sport invented by insects and you are the bait." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Next to prayer, Fishing is the most personal relationship of man." - Herbert Hoover

"I go fishing for a thousand monsters in the depths of my own self" - Soren Kierkegaard

"They should call fishing what it really is... tricking and killing!" - Demetri Martin

"Don't pray for the rain to stop; pray for good luck fishing when the river floods." - Wendell Berry

"Coffee, whiskey, and fishing poles. That's really all you need in life." - Brandi Carlile

"The best time to go fishing is when you can get away." - John D Voelker

"Why are you obsessed with fighting? Stick to fishing from now on." - Tim Rice

"A lot of people think there's a lot of luck in fishing, and there really isn't." - Kevin VanDam

"I grew up spear-fishing, so I've always had a breath hold." - Tanc Sade

"Mothers will be fishing kids out of obscure cubby-holes for years!" - Richard Hammond

"A bad day of fishing is better than a good day of work." - Anonymous

"Fishing... is a sport invented by insects and you are the bait." - P. J. O'Rourke

"I'm only wishing to go a-fishing; For this the month of May was made." - Henry Van Dyke

" fishing for neon gumballs with a steam shovel in the Funtime arcade." - Tom Wolfe

"The gods do not deduct from man's allotted span the hours spent in fishing." - Proverbs

"Overwork, n. A dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing." - Ambrose Bierce

"Fishing is not a benign activity; it is hunting in the water." - Sharon Gannon

"Fishing, with me, has always been an excuse to drink in the daytime." - Jimmy Cannon

"I like to fish. Fishing is always a way of relaxing." - Tom Felton

"I'm an outdoors girl - I like to go fishing, riding four-wheelers, hunting." - Miranda Lambert

"I can really fish - I've been fishing since I was a kid." - Deion Sanders

"I love fishing and surfing, and I work out every day." - Karl Urban

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

"I get out in my boat and go fishing inshore and offshore." - Rickie Fowler

"Maoris now own over half the commercial fishing industry in New Zealand." - Malcolm Fraser

"Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting." - Dave Barry

"I ran around with the other youngsters, hunting, fishing and raising tadpoles and all the rest." - Deforest Kelley

"Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes." - Don Marquis

"I love talk and I love fishing. I'm having a ball." - Martin Milner

"Never open a can of worms unless you plan to go fishing." - John C Maxwell

"The fishing is best where the fewest go. There is just less competition for bigger goals." - Tim Ferriss

"The end of commercial fishing is predicted long before the middle of the 21st century." - Sylvia Earle

"What I miss most about living in Alaska is the fishing." - Darby Stanchfield

"There is no need for an end to fish, or to fishing for that matter. But there is an urgent need for governments to free themselves from the fishing-industrial complex and its Ponzi scheme, to stop subsidizing the fishing-industrial complex and awarding it fishing rights, when it should in fact pay for the privilege to fish." - Daniel Pauly

"The shell fishing industry represents a major part of Louisiana's economy." - Bobby Jindal

"Smoked carp tastes just as good as smoked salmon when you ain't got no smoked salmon." - Patrick F. McManus

"Salmon farming-the placement of large metal or mesh net cages in the ocean to grow fish-was pioneered in Norway in the 1960s. Since then, the industry has expanded to Scotland, Ireland, Canada, the US, and Chile, but is dominated by the same multinational corporations. Wherever it is practiced, net-cage salmon farming is controversial and raises serious environmental concerns." - David Suzuki

"There is but one season of the year when salmon should be served hot at a choice repast; that is in the spring and early summer, and even then it is too satisfying, nut sufficiently delicate. The man who gives salmon during the winter, I care not what sauce he serves with it, does an injury to himself and his guests." - Ward Mcallister

"I'm a big fish eater. Salmon - I love salmon. My sister loves Chinese food and sushi and all that. I'm not as big of a fan, but she likes it so we eat it a lot. So I'm beginning to like it more. I don't like the raw sushi. I liked the cooked crab and lobster and everything." - Elle Fanning

"I eat very well. I cook for my family every night. We eat a variety of things, including chicken, fish, pork, lentils, all veggies, pastas, and salads. You name it, we eat it - except salmon, which I find disgusting. Sorry, salmon." - Alicia Coppola

"Fishing, Danny boy, is purely a state of mind. Some men, when they are fishing, are after fish. Me, I'm after things you could never set a barbed hook in." - William Kent Krueger

"When I get up at five in the morning to go fishing, I wake my wife up and ask, 'What'll it be dear, sex or fishing?' And she says, "Don't forget your waders.'" - Robert Ruark

"Fly-fishing may be a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float fishing I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other." - Samuel Johnson

"There many guys out there who are actually fishing for a woman whom they are planning on keeping. But there are guys out there who are just sports fishing - catching them and then throwing them back into the ocean." - Steve Harvey

"Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float fishing I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other." - Samuel Johnson

"I enjoy hunting, but if I had my choice to go deer hunting or bass fishing, I'd take bass fishing any day of the week. I enjoy both of them, but yeah, I'm a very outdoorsy guy." - Larry The Cable Guy

"The fishing is a great relief for me. When I'm out there's no cell phone ringing. I'm out there fishing with bears. I'm in the middle of God's country catching tons of fish. I just absolutely love it." - Rick Barry

"When I'm fishing, I feel guilty that I'm not writing, and when I'm writing, I feel guilty that I'm not fishing. But when push comes to shove, I'll always take the writing." - Raymond Carver

"When I get up at five in the morning to go fishing, I wake my wife up and ask, 'What'll it be dear, sex or fishing?' And she says, "Don't forget your waders.'" - Robert Ruark

"And one thing I can be proud of is we have a 'Come and Try Fishing' day every year. And there's 20 venues throughout the state, and see, these thousands of kids who've never been fishing come along." - Rex Hunt

"Fishing has been styled 'a contemplative man's recreation,' ... and science is only a more contemplative man's recreation." - Henry David Thoreau

"We as songwriters are in the same position as a professional fisherman. Our fishing grounds are kind of fished out." - Jimmy Webb

"Of all the world's enjoyments That ever valued were, There's none of our employments With fishing can compare." - Thomas d'Urfey

"Fishing is such great fun, I have often felt, that it really ought to be done in bed" - John D Voelker

"Successful trout fishing isn't a matter of brute force or even persistence, but something more like infiltration." - John Gierach

"One has to tiptoe lightly and steal up to one's quarry; you don't swish the water when you are fishing." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"God buries our sins in the depths of the sea and then puts up a sign that reads, "No fishing."" - Corrie Ten Boom

"Really, the only thing a psychiatrist can do that a good (fishing) guide can't is write prescriptions." - John Gierach

"There comes a time in every man's life when he is either going to go fishing or do something worse." - Havilah Babcock

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

"A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool at the other." - Samuel Johnson

"Sometimes people in search of a better fishing hole can't see the body of water in front of them." - Tony Todd

"Martha Stewart's a convicted felon and they gave her another television show. What's next, the Scott Peterson Fishing Hour?" - Christopher Titus

"Fishing seems to be divided, like sex, into three unequal parts: anticipation and recollection and, in between, actual performance." - Arnold Gingrich

"Fishing is a pleasure of retirement, yet the angler has the power to let the fish live or die." - Hong Zicheng



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