Tag Archives: angling art

Angling Art: Gorgeous New Works by Galen Mercer


Written by: Phil Monahan

“Setting A Drop, Gaspé,” Oil on Canvas, 18″ X 24″, 2017
All paintings by Galen Mercer

Artist Galen Mercer lives along the Battenkill in West Arlington, Vermont. Canadian by birth, he’s the grandson of two painters and the son of another, so it’s kind of in his blood. Here are five of his . . .

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Andrew Thompson: Capturing the Essence of Wilderness

Written by: Andrew Thompson


“Salmon Fishing with Sanford Gifford”—Acrylic on paper, 11 x 14 inches
All Paintings by Andrew Thompson 

Editor’s note: Wildife artist Andrew Thompson believes that painting at its very best can express the very essence of the wilderness and provide a unique insight into the character and. . .

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Screen Stars: Steve Harmston’s Prints of Trout and Salmon


Written by: Phil Monahan

“Trout Colors I,” serigraph on archival, recycled paper, 22″ X 10″
All works by Steve Harmston

When you hear the term “screen printing,” your mind probably goes right to those cool tee shirts you made in art class back in high school. But in the right hands, serigraphy—as the art . . .

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The “Biological Regionalism” of Artist/Guide Alberto Rey


Written by: Phil Monahan

Biological Regionalism: Arctic Char, Hrutafjardara River, Iceland
All paintings by Alberto Rey

Artist and fly-fishing guide Alberto Rey was born near the Gulf Stream that flows by Havana, Cuba, and he has lived near moving water ever since. After seeking political asylum, his family moved. . .

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Trout Bum of the Week LX: Bob White


Written by: Phil Monahan

Chasing muskies on the fly is Bob’s latest angling obsession.
Photo by Mike Dvorak

Bob White is one of the more respected sporting artists working today, producing both fine art and great illustrations (such as those in The Orvis Fly-Fishing Guide. But he is also a longtime. . .

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