Ok here,s my top 10 list of rules Lets here yours 1. Do not laugh at casting flubs, unless they are your own. 2. Talking to another angler is acceptable, and quite proper. 3. Not talking to another angler is acceptable, and quite proper. 4.Respect fences, leave gates the way you found them, close the ones you opened and leave the open ones open. 5. No trespassing means no trespassing. If you really want to fish there, ask permission. You will be surprised how many folks say yes. But NO means NO. 6. Be especially mindful of your manners and language around youngsters. They learn best by example. 7. Swearing, farting and burping are at the discretion of the angler, and quite acceptable. (Note previous rule.) 8. Lying is still acceptable, even expected, if asked how you did, or where you were. Lying about the hatch is not as decorous, but tolerated. Lying about your residency is illegal when purchasing a license. Lying in the grass and taking a nap is one of life's great joys. 9. Never interrupt a lying fisherman. \ 10. Enjoy yourself, but not at the expense of someone else's enjoyment. Side Note Catch and Release. whenever possible.