A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from March 31, 2021
“Teach a man to fish and he has to buy a boat and a truck”

“Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day; teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime” is a popular saying. There are many jocular variations.  “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and he has to buy graphite rods, reels, spinnerbaits, jigs, crankbaits, jerkbaits, plastics, flies, waders, a boat, & a truck” has been printed on many images.

“Give a man a fish and he has fish for a day. Teach a man to fish and he has to buy bamboo rods, graphite reels, monofilament ...” was printed in the newsgroup microsoft.public.win2000 on August 8, 2003. “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day.  Teach a man to fish and he has to buy rods, reels, line, tackle boxes, lures, fish finders, gps, senkos, more lures, boats, trailers, more lures, something big enough to pull the boat, insurance, life jackets, even more lures, coolers and 12-packs of beer and finally.....fish fillets at the fish store on the way home” was posted in the newsgroup rec.outdoors.fishing.bass on March 27, 2006.


Google Groups: microsoft.public.win2000
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Herb Martin
Aug 8, 2003, 4:51:06 AM
(...)
Give A Man A Fish T Shirt from Save2Much.com
... “"Give a man a fish and he has fish for a day. Teach a man to fish
and he has to buy bamboo rods, graphite reels, monofilament ...
http://www.save2much.com/buy/search/Give_A_Man_A_Fish_T_Shirt - 14k - Cached -
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Google Groups: rec.outdoors.fishing.bass
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Sandon L. Joren
Mar 27, 2006, 6:43:38 PM
(...)
Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day.  Teach a man to fish and he has to buy rods, reels, line, tackle boxes, lures, fish finders, gps, senkos, more lures, boats, trailers, more lures, something big enough to pull the boat, insurance, life jackets, even more lures, coolers and 12-packs of beer and finally.....fish fillets at the fish store on the way home.........

Twitter
Boaters Exchange
@BoatersExchange
Give a man a fish and he has food for a day, teach a man to fish and he has to buy tackle boxes, lures, spinners, worm rigs, offset hooks…
1:00 PM · Apr 6, 2010·Twitter Web Client

Facebook
Channel Islands Sportfishing
May 15, 2011 at 12:49 PM ·
Give a man a fish and he has food for a day, teach a man to fish and he has to buy bamboo rods, graphite reels, monofilament lines, neoprene waders, creels, tackle boxes, lures, flies, spinners, worm rigs, slip sinkers, offset hooks, gore-tex hats, 20 pocket vests, fish finders, depth sounders, radar, boats, trailers, global positioning systems, coolers, and six packs.
-Anonymous

Twitter
Dave Greenberg
@RescueDave
Give a man a fish & he has food for a day. Teach a man to fish and he has to buy a new rod, reels,line, tackle,boats, fish finders & beer
5:36 PM · Jan 30, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Scott Gong
@ScottyGong
Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he has to buy graphite rods, carbon reels, braided line, lures, and a boat.
2:09 PM · Jan 17, 2016·Twitter for Android

Facebook
Michael Shepherd
November 29, 2017 at 9:31 AM · Missouri ·
Give a man a fish
And you feed him for a day
Teach a man to fish and
He has to buy
Graphite rods, reels, spinner baits, jerk baits
Jigs, crank baits, plastics, flies, waders
A boat, and a truck!

Twitter
Shouting at people in my underpants
@KimPigSquash
From my friend over on a health forum I’m on: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and he has to buy graphite rods, reels, jigs, crank baits, jerk baits, plastics, flies, waders, a truck, and a boat.”
11:43 PM · Dec 29, 2018·Twitter Web Client

Google Books
Title Give a Man a Fish and You Feel Him for a Day Teach a Man to Fish and He Has to Buy a Boat and a Truck: Fishing Journal Complete Fisherman’s Log Book with Prompts, Records Details of Fishing Trip, Including Date, Time, Location, Weather, Etc
Author Fishing Logbook Journal Parlaxtee
Publisher Independently Published, 2019
ISBN 1711129097, 9781711129099
Length 112 pages

Facebook
4 Kids Only
April 25, 2019 ·
“Give a man a fish & you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and he has to buy graphite rods, reels, spinnerbaits, jigs, crankbaits, jerkbaits, plastics, flies, waders, a boat, & a truck”.

Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
Give a man a fish and he has food for a day. Teach a man to fish and he has to buy fiberglass rods, graphite reels, monofilament lines, neoprene waders, creels, tackle boxes, lures, flies, spinners, radar, boats, trailers, global positioning systems, coolers, and six-packs.
8:22 AM · May 6, 2019·Twitter Web Client

Facebook
Clifton Slaucītājs
March 31, 2021 at 2:06 PM ·
GIVE A MAN A FISH
AND YOU FEED HIM FOR A DAY
TEACH A MAN TO FISH
AND HE HAS TO BUY
GRAPHITE RODS, REELS
SPINNERBAITS, JIGS, CRANKBAITS
JERKBAITS, PLASTICS, FLIES, WADERS
A BOAT AND A TRUCK

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Wednesday, March 31, 2021 • Permalink