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.
This quote is about fishing.
You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below
Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.
This quote is linked to the event - Good Times
Source Notes: quoted by Peter Hawker, Instructions to Young Sportsmen, 1824
Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was an English critic, poet and essayist.