Tag Archives: fly-fishing art

The Minute Detail of Artist Chase Bartee

Written by: Chase Bartee, Tight Loops


Each painting is an exact rendering of a fish, such as this golden trout, landed during Chase and Aimee’s travels.
All art by Chase Bartee

As soon as I was old enough to hold a pencil, I was drawing things. Both my parents are creative and gifted in their own rights, and strongly encouraged their kids to explore their own creative . . .

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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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Angling Art: New Works by Galen Mercer


Written by: Phil Monahan

“On a Flood Tide, Restigouche,” Oil on Canvas, 24″ X 36″, 2016
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. (He’s also . . .

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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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Angling Art: An Old-School Method for Printing Fish


Written by: Phil Monahan

“Brown Trout,” ink and pain on Hand Dyed Thai Kozo Chiri paper.
by Michael Reimer

Editor’s note: Here’s the latest installment of a new series on angling art. We’ll try to post a new painting, drawing, or sculpture every Wednesday. If you have any suggestions for artists we might feature, let us know below.

A few years ago, on a cold winter Saturday in Eastern Pennsylvania, Michael Reimer was searching online for some fish art to decorate his office when he came across a Web site dedicated to. . .

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Angling Art: “In The Tail Of The Pool, Gaspé,” by Galen Mercer


Written by: Phil Monahan

“In The Tail Of The Pool, Gaspé,” Oil on Canvas, 22″ X 29″, 2015
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. (He’s also. . .

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