It is possible to manipulate the randomness of the Wind Fish maze pattern by restarting your console and booting the game at a specific time. This lets you get the same egg maze pattern every run. This skips needing to read the book for your maze pattern, and also skips needing to acquire the Magnifying Lens in categories that don't require it.
For more information on how to do this, read this primer.
D4 Puzzle Key