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. . .
“Hooked Up” 16×20 Acrylic on canvas
Painting by Steve Cobb
A couple weeks ago, I used a great image (below) by my friend Sandy Hays to illustrate a post about how to get your nymphs to the bottom fast. Sandy shot the photo several years ago, . . .
“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 . . .
You often hear folks talking about the art of fly fishing, but do you really think that the sport rises to that level of importance? An English angler once argued the negative position, saying to. . .
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. . .
Erwin works in multiple media, from acrylics and pastels to metal.
All artwork by Gavin Erwin
Gavin Ross Erwin says that he was “born with a fishing rod in one hand and a pencil in the other.” A native of Johannesburg, South Africa, Erwin was exposed to the outdoors from an early. . .
“One Last Look – Rainbow Trout”
Oil on board by Bob White
Editor’s note: I’ve been friends with Minnesota-based artist Bob White since we first met at a benefit fly-fishing event for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in 2007, but I’ve been a fan of his artwork for. . .
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. . .
“Black Walnut Brown Trout”
Artwork and photos by Mark Verna
Western New York artist Mark Verna is inspired by his love for the landscapes of the Finger Lakes and Adirondack regions of the Empire State. He is a wildlife and scenery artist who paints. . .
“Rib Rock,” Oil on Canvas 2015
All works 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. . .