EppsNet Archive: Fish

Teach a Man to Fish


Teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime . . . unless he doesn’t like fish. Read more →

Three is Enough


One of the neighbor ladies is over talking to my wife while Lightning and I entertain two of her three daughters, ages 3 and 7. “I want a dog like Lightning,” the 7-year-old says. “We just have boring fish.” “What does your mom say about that?” I ask. “She says having a dog is a lot of work.” “It is a lot of work.” “She says the three of us are enough work already.” Read more →

Infographic of Soccer Players, Fish and Gunshot Victims


Infographic idea: A multivariate analysis of who spends more time flopping around: soccer players, fish on a boat deck or people who’ve just been shot. Read more →



Give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day, offer him a fishing certification and he'll open up a consultancy without ever having seen a fish. — Dan Lyke (@danlyke) July 29, 2013 Read more →

Thoroughly Smug and Thoroughly Uncomfortable


O generation of the thoroughly smug    and thoroughly uncomfortable, I have seen fishermen picnicking in the sun, I have seen them with untidy families, I have seen their smiles full of teeth    and heard ungainly laughter. And I am happier than you are, And they were happier than I am; And the fish swim in the lake    and do not even own clothing. — Ezra Pound, “Salutation” Read more →

Give a Man a Fish


Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. And keep giving him fish until he’s used to the taste. Then he’ll have no excuse to not reciprocate. — @Aimee_B_Loved Read more →