If the cows are standing, the fish are biting.
I have no clue if that's legit, but it's a common quote around here. We get calls/texts all the time, asking if the cows are standing, from friends that want to fish the watershed.
Well might as qoute Orwell both are science fiction writers.There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge."
- Isaac Asimov