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Quotation by Samuel Johnson
Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float fishing I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other.
Samuel Johnson (1709–1784), British author, lexicographer. Attributed in Instructions to Young Sportsmen, Hawker (1859).
Never found in Johnson's works, the remark is also attributed to Jonathan Swift.
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