Fishing quotes

32 fishing quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “It's kinda like masturbation without the payoff.”

    John Travolta - Gabriel
    [Tag:fishing, reward, sport]
  • “- Harvey: Do you think they really fish in heaven?
    - Manuel: Well, sure they fish in heaven. What else they do?”

    Freddie Bartholomew - Harvey
    Spencer Tracy - Manuel
    [Tag:fishing, heaven]
  • “I only make movies to finance my fishing.”
    Lee Marvin
    [Tag:fishing, working]
  • “- Ethel: Where are you going?
    - Mr. Hopkins: Fishing.
    - Ethel: At this time of night? You're mad.
    - Mr. Hopkins: What's the difference? There's no fish, day or night.”

    Fay Baker - Ethel
    Wally Brown - Mr. Hopkins
  • “You know, Agent Sadusky, something I've noticed about fishing? It never works out so well for the bait.”
    Nicolas Cage - Benjamin Franklin Gates
  • “Make block. Left, right. Up, down. Side, side. Breathe in, breathe out. And no scare fish.”

    Pat Morita - Miyagi
    [Tag:advice, fishing]
  • “- Maj. Gen. V.E. Hubik: You know, Pentagon duty isn't bad for a family.
    - Zack: Neither is fishing, sir.
    - Maj. Gen. V.E. Hubik: In your hat, Sergeant Major.
    - Zack: Yes sir, General sir. Three bags full.”

    Sandy Ward - General Hubik
    James Garner - Zack
    [Tag:army, fishing, war]
  • “In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing.”
    Robert Redford - Narrator
    [Tag:fishing, religion]
  • “- Martha: Have you ever actually caught a fish, Joseph?
    - Megs: Martha, the only way I'm going to catch a fish, I got a feeling, is to drain the pond.”

    Kathy Baker - Martha
    Robert De Niro - Megs
  • “What's really great about learning the manly art of fishing is that it gives you loads of time to think about what you read in the secret library. And the books give you loads of things to think about while you're fishing.”
    Robert Norman - Fraser
    [Tag:books, fishing, time]
  • “- Skunk: We're just here to catch fish and stink.
    - Paps: Mostly the latter.”

    Brian Doyle-Murray - Skunk
    James Gammon - Paps
    [Tag:fishing, stink]
  • “- Rosie: Tanya and I will take them fishing.
    - Tanya: Fishing? Oh, please!
    - Rosie: What do you suggest we do with three men?
    - Tanya: Well, then, now, that takes me back.”

    Julie Walters - Rosie
    Christine Baranski - Tanya
    [Tag:fishing, remembrance]
  • “- Fanny Ronalds: Lady Colin is irresistible. She cannot conceive why the Irish are starving when there's lots of good fish in the sea.
    - Arthur Sullivan: She most probably has a point.”

    Eleanor David - Fanny Ronalds
    Allan Corduner - Arthur Sullivan
    [Tag:fishing, hunger, ireland]
  • “- Max Goof: But, Dad, I don't even know how to fish.
    - Goofy: That's never stopped me. I'm gonna show you a little secret that has been handed down for twelve or thirteen Goof generations: the perfect cast.”

    Jason Marsden - Max Goof
    Bill Farmer - Goofy
    [Tag:ability, fishing, teaching]
  • “- Wade: Why would you eat my leg, man? I can teach you how to fish; just go fishing.
    - Richie: I don't eat fish.”

    Jonathan Sadowski - Wade
    Ben Feldman - Richie
    [Tag:eating, fish, fishing]
  • Dad, it's not fair to use a bug-zapper to catch the fish.”
    Nancy Cartwright - Bart Simpson
  • “Ever been deep sea fishing? Neither have I. Listen, when we get out of here - and we will get out of here - we'll go to Florida, and we'll get us a boat, and gather all of the yummy bait that we can possibly get our hands on, then we'll catch us a big, old fat fish.”

    Pierce Brosnan - Harry Dalton
  • “- Nathanial Mayweather: Cappy, tell me about all of this. Tell me about the sea. What does it mean to you?
    - Captain Greybar: Basically, money. I come from six generations of seamen all with the same goal in life: catch fish, sell 'em, get drunk, and get laid.”

    Chris Elliott - Nathanial Mayweather
    Ritch Brinkley - Captain Greybar
    [Tag:fishing, goals, sailors]
  • “- Russell 'Russ' Thompson, Jr.: Dad, you know that weights aren't my thing.
    - Russell 'Russ' Thompson, Sr.: Weights aren't your thing. Fishing isn't your thing. Just what is your thing?
    - Russell 'Russ' Thompson, Jr.: I don't know. But I'll keep you posted okay?”

    Thomas Wilson Brown - Russell 'Russ' Thompson, Jr
    Matt Frewer - Russell 'Russ' Thompson, Sr.
    [Tag:ability, fishing]
  • “The fog's just lifting. Throw off your bow line, throw off your stern. You head out to South channel, past Rocky Neck, Ten Pound Island. Past Niles Pond where I skated as a kid. Blow your air-horn and throw a wave to the lighthouse keeper's kid on Thatcher Island. Then the birds show up: black backs, herring gulls, big dump ducks. The sun hits...” (continue)(continue reading)
    George Clooney - Captain Billy Tyne
    [Tag:fishermen, fishing, sea]
  • “- Hoover Dam Guide: Welcome everyone. I am your dam guide, Arnie. Now I'm about to take you through a fully funtional power plant, so please, no one wander off the dam tour and please take all the dam pictures you want. Now are there any dam questions?
    - Cousin Eddie: Yeah, where can I get some damn bait?”

    John Finnegan - Arty, the Hoover Dam Guide
    Randy Quaid - Cousin Eddie
    [Tag:fishing, strangers]
  • “Sometimes you land a small fish. You unhook him very carefully. You place him back in the water. You set him free so that somebody else can have the pleasure of catching him.”
    Stanley Tucci - Frank Dixon
    [Tag:fishing, freedom, metaphors]
  • “- Vann: You know why in the old days sailors and fisherman never learned how to swim?
    - Ferrin: No, why?
    - Vann: Because if you knew how to swim it'd take so much longer to drown.
    - Ferrin: Oh. I never heard that.
    - Vann: You wanna go in?”

    Owen Wilson - Vann
    Janeane Garofalo - Ferrin
    [Tag:death, fishing, swimming]
  • “- Lt. Kevin O'Malley: Let me tell you something, Sonny... one day when this is all over, you, me, and your pop are going to rent us a fishing boat, and catch us the biggest fish that ever swam the seas. And I'm not talking goldfish, either.
    - Sonny Storm: The last time I went fishing with Pop, we caught an old tire.
    - Lt. Kevin O'Malley: Not...” (continue)
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    Frederick Coffin - Lt. Kevin O'Malley
    Zachary Rosencrantz - Sonny Storm
  • “- Clark Kent: Dad, I know how we can catch more fish this year.
    - Jonathan Kent: What, new lures?
    - Clark Kent: X-ray vision.”

    Tom Welling - Clark Kent
    John Schneider - Jonathan Kent