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Saturday, December 31, 2016

Sage Words from the Icons #7

Competitive Fly Fishing:

"It is quite easy to debase the sport, change its values, dilute its ethics and destroy its traditional associations with quietness, relaxation and the opportunity to think. Angling is not a competitive sport. The fisherman's only real competition is with his quarry and his only real challenge is the challenge to himself. Nothing can add to this, but the blight of inter-human competition can certainly detract from it."
Roderick Haig-Brown