Fine Art

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  Travis Sylvester can really draw. Most people who see the artwork he has created are shocked when they realize what they are looking at is not a rich photograph or painting, but hand drawn with color pencils. Here on the left is the original photo I took of this thick brown that slurped down a big black beetle pattern…

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Videos That Fish

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[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/10529635[/vimeo] Fly fishing and techno-rock? Well it’s a little over the top when it comes trying to make fly fishing an “extreme” sport, but none the less it’s great to watch some fly fishing footy that is so well shot and produced. Gets your mind out of the office and motivated to fish even with the coming months of snow…

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Get Your Bass On

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Fly fishing + bass. The two do not exactly roll off the tongue like peanut butter & jelly or Bonnie & Clyde. However the reality is that bass are quite happy to eat flies, and surface oriented “poppers” at that. The takes can be violent and explosive. The fight intense and satisfying, and  diversifying your standard fly fishing routine is…

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Inch By Inch

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Small fish are great. Not only do they represent what the future holds in store for the waters in which they live, but they often wear the most vibrant colors and stunning patterns. Does it take a big fish to feel reward in a catch? Certainly most anglers hope for the largest fish at the end of their line, but…

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Cross Pollination

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Every photographer has an eye for different things in any given scene. Over time a certain look, style, or feel develops that becomes recognizable. Even more prevalent than a photographers signature look, is the art created entirely from the mind, hand, and instrument of the artist. As a photographer, seeing images become the creations of various artists has been by…

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Say It Ain’t So….

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[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/31527770[/vimeo] Like a 10 year-old hillbilly being dragged away from the Mountain Dew factory, I am not going quietly from my 2011 guiding season. I love the winter, but the fishing season was, and still is, some of the best in years. Great water, healthy fish, bugs, and plenty of great people to spend the day with around the Wood…

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