“The Auld Fisher's Farewell to Coquet”


"Come bring to me my limber gad I've fished wi' mony a year, An' let me ha'e m weel-worn creel An' a' my fishing gear...." The singer goes fishing one more time, recalls sixty years of fishing on the Coquet, and bids a farewell.


  1. Stokoe/Reay, pp. 134-135, "The Auld Fisher's Farewell to Coquet" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3160
  3. BI, StorR134


Author: Robert Roxby & Thomas Doubleday?
Earliest date: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay)
Keywords: fishing farewell
Found in: Britain(England(BNorth))