1. You don't need a partner to do it.
2. You can do it with as many different people as you want, men and women, and no one will think your a slut.
3. If you catch something, you can throw it back... no antibiotics necessary.
4. You don't have to be embarrassed or come up with creative excuses if your kids find your stash of toys (boats, poles, reels, lures, etc.)
5. The more toys you have, the better it is (on the same token, partners don't freak out when you bring all your toys.)
6. You can do it in public.
7. You can do it no matter what your age and with partners of any age.
8. It doesn't matter if your forgot to shave.
9. Bragging is socially acceptable.
10. The size of the fish really doesn't matter.