Louis Rhead Gamy Black Bass
The illustration by Louis Rhead Gamy Black Bass was part of a feature from the Brooklyn daily Feature on June 21, 1908. The Title of Gamy Black Bass How it is Caught with Bait and Fly, How and Where uses Rhead’s masterful use of illustrations to give the reader a visual of the different stages in the process.
From Left to right they are:
A lively Chase, showing the fisherman wade through waist high waters to peruse the black bass on his line.
Bait Trolling at the Thousand Islands, Showing a ores-man Paddling through the river while his passenger troll off to the right side.
Fast to a Big One, We see the Fisherman catch in one hand, landing net in the other ready to land his catch.
One that Got away, Depicting the moment the line breaks in mid fight.
Fly Fishing at Belgrade Maine, Depicting a Fisherman Fly fishing out of the front of the Canoe.
The last being the One that was Caught, Showing a Fisherman tucking away his catch into his creel.