Short takes

Short reviews of things that we've read or seen, but not reviewed in-depth.

The 3rd edition of AK bests all-time classic on tying flies as a boss. For people who want to learn to tie neat and durable flies efficiently.
The subtitle says An Extraordinary Fly Fishing Film, and that's what this is. Fantastic scenery and beautifully filmed in well known and lesser known fly-fishing destinations.
A fascinating and beautiful feature from the Alphonse and St. Francois Atolls in the Seychelles, where we follow five local fishing guides as they pursue their favorite fish
Nice book about Canadian east coast fly tyers and their flies with patterns, with stories of the flies and the tiers. Not impressing, B/W illustrations throughout and color plates in the end, but a...
I bought this book based on the cover and imagined a nice, large coffee table book with a wealth of gorgeous pictures. A used price of well above 30 UK£ or 50 US$ indicated the same. But my...
The concept of small booklets with patterns has been seen before, and offers a quick overview over a small number of patterns in a small handy and not least inexpensive format. Barry Ord Clarke's...
Another excellent video in the series The Fish and the Fly, this time about streamer fishing with fishing trips, flies and video from Iceland, Greenland and Denmark and first and foremost some...
A nicely illustrated account of the author's various travels and fishing trips to Iceland.
Compared to Fishing Season, this is a slightly more practical and less anecdotal book from Australian Philip Weigall, but still some wonderful stories in a beautiful, small package.

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