Short takes

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

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.
A beautiful large format book with a detailed background story and tying instructions for a number of truly classical flies in all categories. Garnished with tonnes of excellent photos.
An impressing photo book in the true coffee table sense. A large, thick and beautiful book with pages up and pages down of stunning photos from the American west. For people who love great photos and...
A nice intro to tying bass bugs, but not exactly impressing. It does contain some good tips, but dull B/W print and small page count disappoints me in this book on one of my favtorite fly-tying...
A book about fishing destinations, mainly streams, all over the world with nice pictures. I read the short chapter on Denmark with a slight smirk on my face. Not much in-depth information, but a...
A beautiful book with fairly short texts about fly fishing experiences in general accompanied by lots of really nice pictures by some of the best photographers in the business. Simple and no-nonsense...
Klausemeyer's style is impeccable although not very exciting. The book is a catalog of US flies, mainly trout flies for stream use, illustrated with a photo and accompanied by a materials list...
Beautiful flies, beautiful pictures. Classic salmon flies at their best. The intro shows some general guidelines for tying well shaped and proportioned full dressed flies. The main section is a bunch...
A really beautiful little book about insects, flies and flowers, At first glance it reminds me a lot of the books from my biology and botany studies at the University of Copenhagen, but with a very...
This book starts with the lines: "If you're even thinking of embarking on the life of a traveler - an angling traveler or not makes not a jot of difference - there are plenty of things to...
A journey to the amazingly windy realms of southern Argentina in the pursuit of large sea run sea trout.

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