Fishing is not Stupid!

Mark Kingwell—philosopher of arts—writes “Fishing is Stupid” in Catch and Release: Trout Fishing and the Meaning of Life in an attempt to impart some wisdom.

I am not a fishing enthusiast, I have never fished before and I don’t intend to. Until I read this book, I thought—like Kingwell—sport fishing was “stupid.” However, this book is not about fishing and Kingwell established it in the first chapter. Rather, this book is about understanding the meaning of life by reflecting on the act of fishing. In this sense, Fishing is not Stupid! Continue reading Fishing is not Stupid!