DeSean Jackson Waxes Poetic on Being a Fisherman

DeSean Jackson is all about the catch.

But we're not just talking football here. No, the former speedy Eagles receiver and current Washington Redskin is into fishing as a hobby.

We learned as much after he spoke to Philadelphia reporters on a conference call on Wednesday in the lead up to this Sunday's NFC East contest down in DC.

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"It's just relaxing. It's kind of country out here," Jackson said. "We're in Virginia so there's really not too much to do as far as going out or things of that nature. Kind of just got into it last offseason. Went out a couple times with a buddy or two of mine, and it's just real relaxing and kind of competitive too because something about the fish, they don't always bite. It's one of those things you go out there on the water and just really relax and enjoy life. When you're on the field in this business and you're working so hard, sometimes to get out into nature and feel the breeze, look at the water, sunset drop, all that type of stuff, it's something that kind of caught my eye."

The quote comes via our Eagles' writer Andrew Kulp.

Here's an example of DeSean's impressive catch from his Instagram:

What a day to catch some striper's

A photo posted by Desean Jackson (@0ne0fone) on Jun 26, 2016 at 2:56pm PDT

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