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Old fishermen never die; instead they write books about their passion, usually couched in a mournful, elegiac, Thoreauesque prose — withal larded with a sort of dogged jocularity — that old fishermen seem helplessly bound Read more…

By Tim Schulz, ago
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What it is, is this: after decades of fishing you come to realize that you live in a house made entirely of desire. Michael Delp The Coast of Nowhere Share

By Tim Schulz, ago
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It’s just that good fishing doesn’t last forever, but the day-to-day reaping and sowing does.  They say the idea is to sacrifice your enthusiasms in order to get ahead, but ahead of what? John Gierach Read more…

By Tim Schulz, ago
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Clearly then, this cannot be about fishing; fishing is a way of keeping your balance as you wade upstream.  Wayne Fields What the River Knows: An Angler in Midstream  Share

By Tim Schulz, ago
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People ask me, “Does fishing help reduce stress?”  Being the savvy, cautious scientist whose ethical responsibilities include never misleading the public about health research, my answer is always the same: “Not if you’re a fish.” Read more…

By Tim Schulz, ago
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Fishing, I should have explained, teaches us to perform small acts with care.  It humbles us.  It enriches our friendships.  It cultivates reverence for wild things and beautiful places.  It reminds us that time needs Read more…

By Tim Schulz, ago