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    What a tourist terms a plague of insects, the fly fisher calls a great hatch.
    — Patrick F. McManus
    He wondered what kind of blueprint beavers had for creating such a structure-or did they simply start aimlessly weaving stuff together until they had a dam? Did they even think about creating a dam? Maybe dams were simply accidents that resulted from their fooling around, much like the Army Corps of Engineers' accomplishments.
    — Patrick F. McManus
    Smoked carp tastes just as good as smoked salmon when you ain't got no smoked salmon.
    — Patrick F. McManus
    Show me a man who fishes in winter, and I'll show you a fanatic. Actually, I'll get the better of the deal, because for sheer spectacle a fanatic doesn't hold a candle to a man who fishes in winter
    — Patrick F. McManus
    tags: men  winter 
     
    The two best times to fish is when it's raining and when it ain't.
    — Patrick F. McManus
    tags: time 
     
    Scholars have long known that fishing eventually turns men into philosophers. Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher's salary.
    — Patrick F. McManus
    I just read a book on how to get control of my time and therefore of my life. My time has always had a tendency to slip away from me and do as it pleases. My life follows it, like a puppy after an untrained bird dog. Come night, my life shows up, usually covered with mud and full of stickers, exhausted but grinning happily. My time never returns.
    — Patrick F. McManus
    tags: time  control  night  dog  book  read 
     
    There is no greater fan of fly fishing than the worm.
    — Patrick F. McManus
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