Dust jacket notes: "This ideal book on fishing for fresh-water bass, both large-mouth and small-mouth, covers the subject completely, describing the habits of the fish, where they may be found, peculiarities and variations in habit, what rods, reels, and lures to use, problems of the seasons, differences between lake, stream, and river fishing, timing, and so on. Indeed, it answers virtually every question that the bass fisherman is likely to ask - not only the amateur but also the skilled angler. The volume is superbly illustrated with a full-color painting as a frontispiece, a full-color plate of the large- and small-mouth basses; and with 40 photographs reproduced in black-and-white half-tone which picture bass waters of all vaieties, methods of casting, boating, and playing the fish. The photographs were expressly made for this book, and show, chapter by chapter, the identical water discussed. The book is the result of thirty years of experience as a fisherman. The author has in recent years operated a fisherman's guide service for the Asheville (N.C.) Chamber of Commerce, designed new bass lures, built ideal fly-rods, and in every other conceivable way proved himself an expert in this field."