Includes chapters by Dick Walker on carp fishing and rod building, bass fishing by Donovan Kelley, tunny fishing by Eric Horsfall Turner, cooking coarse, game and sea fish by Ambrose Heath. Other contributors include W.A. Adamson, L. Vernon Bates, J.A.L. Caunter, H.G.C. Claypoole, F. Cowburn, J.P. Garrad ("Seangler"), Edward Ensom ("Faddist"), F.W. Holiday, T.C. Ivens, L.A.J. Jackman, Peter Michael, L.A. Parker, B.A. Parmenter, Raymond Perrett, Rev. E. Powell, O.M. Reed, John G.Roberts, Coombe Richards, Michael Shephard, Peter Tombleson, C.F. Walker, A.L. Ward, Arthur Went and T.K. Wilson. In VGC, bound in dark blue with gilt motif of a fish and the editor's signature, also in gilt, on each cover.