For everyone, from those who enjoy fishing as an occasional pastime to those who revel in the philosophies of ones relationship with the water, rod, and reel, this book of quotable fishermen is the ultimate repository of fishing wisdom. From proverbs to professional tips to general words of insight, this collection of quotes is the go-to guide for anyone who loves some aspect of the wonderful world of fishing. Brand-new in the 1,001 Pearls of Wisdom series comes 1,001 Pearls of Fishing Wisdom, the fishing guide complete with memorable quotations about the passion and pleasure of fishing. This book highlights the greater and lesser points of the sport. In addition to quotes by fishing experts and enthusiasts, Lyons features profiles of some of the most well-respected writers, journalists, and anglers in history, making the collection even more valuable for those not yet familiar with some of the sports greatest sages. Spanning lighthearted humor to serene and contemplative moments by writers like Lord Byron, Ernest Hemingway, Ed Zern, Ted Hughes, Cervantes, and scores of others, 1,001 Pearls of Fishing Wisdom truly captures the unique essence of the fine sport of fishing. Its the perfect gift for every angler in your life. Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. Henry David Thoreau Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self. Ted Hughes Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.