An Enthusiastic Fisherman by John Leech. This cartoon originally appeared in Punch. The caption continues:

“What a bore! Just my luck. No sooner have I got my tackle ready, and settled down to a book, than there comes a confounded bite!”

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John Leech's Pictures of Life and Character from the Collecton of Mr. Punch. London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 1886.

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