By C. Boyd PfeifferStackpole Books,5067 Ritter Road Mechanicsburg, PA 17055;softcover, $12.95ABooks just don't get any more basic than this one; it's the print equivalent of a collection of sound bites about saltwater fly fishing.Like many writers, C. Boyd Pfeiffer assumes the reader is making a transition from freshwater to saltwater fly fishing - an assumption that may or may not be valid.
By Charles GainesCrown Publishers, 299 Park Ave., New York, NY 10171 Hardcover; $23, Here's another in the seemingly endless series of well-traveled-angler-tells-all books, a regurgitation of the author's favorite fishing memories.
By gene KugachStackpole Books, 5067 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 Softcover, $19.95This book is a collection of "instruction sheets used to demonstrate the [fly] patterns that were tied during the Chicago Fly Fishing Club's weekly meetings from 1984 to the present," the introduction says.
by Scott SadilGreycliff Publishing Co., PO Box 1273, Helena, MT 59624; hardcover, $24.95"This book was compiled from the journals of the legendary West Coast fly-fishing guru Francis Theodore Sepic," the author says. "Sepic's life remains mired in rumor, hearsay and mystique. Certainly, the greatest distortions regard Sepic's fishing abilities: He is a mediocre caster, improbably traditional and often painfully rough at the vise.