Artist Travis Sylvester Is Not Your Average Pencil-Pusher


“Ghost,” Colored pencil, 2014
by Travis Sylvester

Look closely at the image of the trout in a net above. Can you guess the artist’s medium? It’s hard to believe that Travis Sylvester can create such a realistic portrait using just colored pencils, but that’s been his artistic weapon of choice since. . .

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Artist Daniel Lopez Captures Color and Motion


Profile Series: “Brown Trout I”
By Daniel Lopez

Landscape architect Daniel Lopez spends his on design projects around the globe, but when he needs a break, he turns to two passions: fly fishing and art. Growing up in Southern California, where he. . .

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Artist Eileen Klatt is a “Salmon Pilgrim”


Artist Eileen Klatt paints salmonids that are gone or disappearing.

After growing up fishing for perch, sunfish, bass, and crappies, Idaho-based Eileen Klatt turned her artistic eye on the trout, salmon, and steelhead of the Columbia River Basin, especially those strains that are. . .

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Angling Art: “June Morning, Restigouche,” by Galen Mercer


“June Morning, Restigouche,” Oil on Canvas 2013
by Galen Mercer

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. . .

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Angling Art: “An Outside Chance” by Bob White


“An Outside Chance,” oil on stretched canvas
by Bob White

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: “Ledgewater, Upper Beaverkill,” by Galen Mercer


“Ledgewater,” Oil on Canvas, 2013.
by Galen Mercer

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.

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. . .

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Angling Art: “Evening Soft” by Bob White


“Evening Soft,” watercolor on archival paper.
by Bob White

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 much longer than that. For instance, he did the wonderful illustrations for. . .

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