Angling Art: New Works by Galen Mercer


“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 Gorgeous Fly-Fishing Art of Bob White


“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. . .

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Angling Art: An Old-School Method for Printing Fish


“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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Mark Verna: Creating “Liquifish” in Wood and Paint


“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. . .

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Angling Art: Big Paintings of Little Trout


Brook Trout, oil on canvas, 56″ X 48″
All paintings by Analee Fuentes

Artist Analee Fuentes makes her home in Oregon, but she attributes her love of brilliant, vibrant colors to her childhood in the Southwest, “where the landscape was a riot of light and color and [her] cultural artifacts (Mexican serapes, textiles and embroidery) were profuse with rich. . .

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Artist Sarah Lauridsen Has Trout Dreams


“Brown Trout,” acrylic on canvas
Paintings by Sarah Lauridsen

Sarah Lauridsen, who lives near the Ottauquechee in central Vermont, is both an avid fly-fisher and artist. Not coincidentally, she has discovered trout to be a favorite subject, both in the. . .

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