"I scarce been in bed three ticks of the clock When at me back door I heard a loud knock." Skipper Tom wakes the singer because he has a big fish on the line. The big fish gets away. They go closer to shore to get smaller fish.
- Peacock, pp. 143-144, "Skipper Tom" (1 text, 1 tune)
- Roud #9967
- BI, Pea143