Quote Originally Posted by Silver Creek View Post
If it is true that it nothing matters as far as fish catching is concerned, then why we do we have this bulletin board to answer newbies questions on tackle and methods?
?Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing it is not fish they are after.?
-Henry David Thoreau
It's a tad cerebral for me but maybe Thoreau is suggesting that by fishing we are simply attempting to transcend the limits of our own mortality.