1978 1st edition. 8vo (140 x 222mm). Pp144. B/w photographs and illustrations. Black boards, spine titled in gilt.
"A sound apprenticeship is essential in the moulding of a first-class matchman". Champions Ken Giles and Clive Smith offer advice and discussions of their experience to the aspiring match angler. The book is divided into three sections; tackle, methods and tactics, match fishing. The match fishing sections concentrate on approaches to team fishing. Species dealt with in detail are bream, chub, roach, dace, barbel, bleak, gudgeon.