Fishing Jokes, Riddles, Cartoons and other Fishing Humor

Fishing Quotes

“Game fish are too valuable to be caught only once” – Lee Wulff

“The fishing was good; it was the catching that was bad.” – A.K. Best

“Fly fishermen are born honest, but they get over it.” – Ed Zern

“There’s a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot.” Steven Wright

The gods do not deduct from man’s allotted span the hours spent in fishing. ~Babylonian Proverb

“Many go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Three-fourths of the Earth’s surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn.” – Chuck Clark

Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend. ~Zenna Schaffer

“If fishing is like religion, then flyfishing is high church.” – Tom Brokaw

“The best time to go fishing is when you can get away”. – Robert Traver

“It is only the inexperienced and thoughtless who find pleasure in killing fish for the mere sake of killing them. No sportsman does this.” – W.C. Prime

“Heaven seems a little closer in a house beside the water.” – Anonymous

“And Jesus said unto them, Come ye after me, and I will make you to become fishers of men.” Mark 1:17

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day. ~Author Unknown

We ask a simple question And that is all we wish: Are fishermen all liars? Or do only liars fish? ~William Sherwood Fox

Nothing makes a fish bigger than almost being caught. ~Author Unknown

Catch and Release fishing is a lot like golf. You don’t have to eat the ball to have a good time.–Anon fly fishing guide

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