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12 Reasons Why Fishing Is The Best Hobby

Will edit copy later, gone fishing.

1. It's a sport for everyone.

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It doesn't matter if you're a kid, adult, grandparent, boy, girl, or cat... fishing is fun for everyone.

2. Fishermen were also the original meme creators.

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3. You can get your Grizzly Adams on.

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There's something to be said about that rush you get when you hook a wild fish. It's like filming your own episode of Man (or Woman) Vs. Wild.

4. That said, fishing can let you totally nerd out.

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With so many fishing boats installing advanced radar detection systems, this age-old sport has been kicked into the future.

5. Silence is golden.

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Fishing is the perfect hobby for kicking back and reflecting on your life.

6. Fishing teaches you to let go.


If it's not right, you send it back — a valuable lesson in life.

7. Everyone loves a good fishing story.


Just make sure you bring a camera because odds are nobody will believe you.

8. It can also be exhilarating.


If you're not into the Zen master snoozefest, grab a few thrill seekers and try some deep sea fishing.

9. Basically, you get to explore.


It's like being thrown back into the simpler times when we roamed the earth looking for opportunity and adventure.

10. But it's also a hobby that you can practice at home.


Assuming you're OK with driving your pets insane.

11. You get to meet all the aquarium creatures up close and personal.


The ocean is amazing.

12. The end result is a fish... and who doesn't love sushi? / Via

There's nothing that compares to the taste of a fresh tuna roll.