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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Artist Mike Butler Tames the Four Winds


This 48-inch steelhead weathervane was commissioned for an Orvis store.
All photos courtesy Mike Butler

Woodcarver Mike Butler, who splits his time between Maine and North Carolina, began by making decoys, but his passion for fly fishing (he’s a former guide) made for a natural transition to trout. He creates fish models and. . .

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Carroll Swayze: Creating Art for the Gulf


Three Tarpon, Acrylic Painting
by Carroll Swayze

Although originally from the snowy north, artist Carroll Swayze has lived on the west coast of Florida for more than 30 years, and her art reflects that proximity to the sea. While attending Ringling School of Art & Design in. . .

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