The Curse of Lono by Hunter S. Thompson (author) & Ralph Steadman (illustrator)
Near the end, when Thompson goes on his last fishing trip in hopes of catching a marlin, he describes the experience:
“It is not like fishing for trout. What we are talking about here is a beast the size of a donkey that is fighting for its life on its own turf. A ten-pound trout might put up an elegant fight, but a 300-pound marlin with a hook in its throat can rip your arm-bones right out of their sockets, then leap right into the boat and snap your spine like a toothpick. The marlin is a very mean fish, and if it ever develops a taste for human flesh we will all be in trouble.”
Love it! If you want to try HST and Steadman out, give The Curse of Lono a shot.