Further exploits of the popular fishing guides, Des and Crunch, that depend on not only the experience and knowledge of the famous Floridians, but also on the expert storytelling of romance, salvage, scares, research, friendships, etc. The trick prowlers Trident and Poseidon, Des and Crunch' various passengers, assignments, are collected from 1941 to 1948 primarily from the pages of the S.E.P. and are known to many admiring readers. Herein is theory versus practice, several heartthrob plus fishing concerns, unwanted fishing parties that turn into worthwhile companions, and hard cases that get their just deserts. A sportsman's dish, in the fish course.