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I Think Fishing Is Boring

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    I go fishing every once in a while when I am invited. I really don't like it though. I feel bad for our bait (shut up), always get sunburned, and never catch anything! There is one good thing about fishing: ditching the pole and jumping into the lake... 
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2008

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    Like Watching Steel Rust.

    I like a bit of cod, and can even cook exotic things like fish fingers, but their wrestle and capture, is confined to popping down to Tesco's, rather than fighting the roaring seas to bring home a fresh fish. Likewise the thought of getting up at a time when most sensible...
    Cherpee Cherpee 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    How My Oldest Brother Does It.

     I have no idea how he can do it,but my oldest brother can sit on the river banks,lake shoreline or ice for hours waiting for a bite.He just sits there waiting and waiting for a bite so he can reel it in and throw it back(if it's not the right catch for him).He(and others like...
    midnighthour midnighthour 36-40, M Feb 17, 2012

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    Fishing

    I'm not into fishing.  I like watching my husband fish though.  I see him enjoy and have a passion for it.  While he's enjoying himself, I take the chance relaxing at the spot where we are and appreciating the scenary and calmness.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2011

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    Maybe I shouldn't have ck'd this,

    but in all honesty, last time I FISHED PERSONALLY, in Fl. I caught a greedy seagull. That wasnt boring, as I terrorized families & pissed off the other "FISHER-persons"
    Geeza2015 Geeza2015 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 26, 2015

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    Help Raise Money For Meningitis Research Through Fishing Even If You Think Its Boring!

      Raise money for meningitis research   I dont know how many of you reading this have been affected by someone close losing their lives to meningitis but for those of you who have then i can sympathise with you. Those who have not then i ask you to help me raise money...
    lakitjar lakitjar 18-21, M Apr 15, 2012

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    Would Prefer To Watch Paint Dry

    As a kid, in order to give my mother a "break" dad would take us fishing.  Not fishing by standing on a bank, or fly fishing... no he had two kids in a 25ft boat out off the coast catching the daftest fish on the planet - those that think brightly coloured feathers...
    Calia Calia 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    Fred363 Fred363 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I WISH I HAD A HOBBY... I'm as boring as tofu must be to taste buds but, leaving jokes aside, I was so very surprised when my colleague in Milano told me about his hobby and that...
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    I love fishing off the rocks or beach for mulloway, gummy sharks and tailor mostly.. What type of fishing are you fellow anglers into?.
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    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I always have something going through my mind 24/7, 365. I'm constantly analyzing and trying to make sense of things that catch my interest. I try not to over analyze though and...
    Kosmoz Kosmoz 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I wish I had more time for fishing but with life the way it is and college just sort of....there doesn't leave me with much time
    Aspergicbadger Aspergicbadger 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I just absolutely love sitting by the water, relaxing, while I fish. It is just such a great experience even if I don't catch anything. I actually prefer fishing alone but I have...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I am at work, or away from my hubby, I think about him and I get all happy and warm inside! Then a big smile comes across my face! When i was at work on Friday I got that big...
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    dollarsigns dollarsigns 16-17, M Jan 30

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    It's my birthday. Nothing boring about that.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I watch guys and girls do this, and I think; what a great way to just lose yourself! Do your research. Find a good spot. Load up your rod and reel. Attach a funky looking, hand...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I am autodidact when it comes to casting/ fly fishing. I have never received a lesson. The more I think about it, the more sensible it sounds. get yourself a lesson before the fly...
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    bigmountain1 bigmountain1 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    I used to go fishing years ago... I loved the contact with nature and of course always catch and release.
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