"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Saturday, April 06, 2013

F is for Fish

F is for Fish

Local Fisherman
Barra la Potosi, Guerro, Mexico
November 2009

Proud fishermen
Fish for their family dinners
Not for their walls

Cousin Floyd Dean with that day's dinner.
New Zealand

It really bothers me that some
people just fish for their egos.
Hooking beautiful fish for their
family room wall. 
When we were kids the rule was
"You catch it, you eat it"
To see the list of participants
and look at their A-Z blogs saunter over here:  

It's amazing how many bloggers there are!


Dana said...

I agree with that. They shouldn't be used as trophies.

Hope you're having a nice weekend. ☺

Sandee said...

Yes, you catch it you eat it. I agree. Now I'm hungry for fish.

Have a fabulous day. ☺

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I agree ONE-HUNDRED PERCENT!! I hate when people fish/hunt for trophies...

messymimi said...

My kids either eat it themselves or feed it to the bird that waits for hand outs. Someone gets fed.

stephen Hayes said...

I love the idea behind the sport of fly fishing. When you catch a fish you kiss it on the mouth and release it back into the river. This really appeals to me.

Jocelyn Rish said...

My dad has always been a fisherman, and he's always taught me to only catch what I'll eat. Although I don't like fishing or eating fish, so I just smile and nod.

Best of luck with the A to Z challenge,

Kathe W. said...

That's my husband, Floyd with the rod in his teeth, gently holding the fish he caught in New Zealand. That fish was quickly released after the photo was shot. While we agree with you guys regarding trophy hunting fish, or anything else. We are mainly catch and release wild fish believers. That is so that the fish can go forth and make more healthy genetically diverse fish. The wild fish population is becoming depleted. However, the hatchery trout population should all be caught and eaten. You can tell the difference by looking. Yum!

Anonymous said...

I tried to comment on your dill pickles too but I couldn't so "one jar please" is for that post.

Only fish what you need makes perfect sense.