Five new quotes on fishing and fishy things up now, and the total hits 1300.
“Water is life. It is a precondition for human, animal and plant life as well as an indispensable resource for the economy. Water also plays a fundamental role in the climate regulation cycle. Protection of water resources, of fresh and salt water ecosystems and of the water we drink and bathe in is, therefore, one of the cornerstones of environmental protection.” – EU Water Framework Directive
“Rod held high, you moved down the bank, dragged off into the endless night by a wild creature. While overhead the Milky Way coursed the sky like a ragged river of stars.” – Ed Mitchel
“When you pause to reflect on fishing, you often find out that the pursuit of fish has no bearing on your pursuit of fishing, or your enjoyment of the experience” – NA
“The only fisherman you should try to be better than, is the fisherman you were yesterday.” – NA
“if you don’t know where the fish lie but can cast well enough to cover all of the water with finesse, you are likely to solve the mystery and catch fish. If you know where they lie but can neither reach them nor present the fly naturally, you are not even in the game.” – Joan Wulff