Outhouse Reading

That’s how Howard Meyerson describes Buck Peterson’s Complete Guide to Fishing (Ten Speed Press, September 2006, 191 pages), which pokes fun at just about every fishing technique, and especially at cultures of bass fishing and fly fishing: “When comparing fly fishing to bait casting, Peterson’s pluck is at its peak. He writes: ‘If you are a died-in-the-wool catch-and-release activist, remote lodge owners and equally remote masters of the art form will welcome you into a world filled with warmed Cognac and hand-rolled cigars. Fly fishing marine biologists are discussing such issues as whether bait casting is a birth defect and whether women who bear tournament fisherman should be sterilized …'” In the Grand Rapids Press. On Amazon.

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