Bird Hunting and Trout Fishing in Idaho

Bird Hunting and Trout Fishing in Idaho

Posted 2018-11-13T07:59:00Z  by  Ed Anderson, Illustration; Steve Hickoff, Text

Cast-and-Blast Journal from Artist Ed Anderson

Ed Anderson is a contemporary fine artist and former Air Force officer transplanted to the mountains of Idaho from Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Bold lines and bright colors have come to define his hunting and fishing compositions.

"We've got some great desert rivers here," Anderson told us. "And it's pretty unique to Idaho."

He's talking about cast-and-blast opportunities of course.

Anderson strives to catalog Americana. His subjects are derived from vast experience in the outdoors, where the artist spends much of his time. Additionally, his extensive travels push him to investigate things unique to this country.

Ed Anderson's journals reflect his love of travel, hunting and fishing. (© Ed Anderson illustration)

"There are not too many places you can catch big rainbows and shooter chukar. We've had a great hatch this year and the birds are everywhere."

And how do you find 'em?

"You've just got to be willing to get out of the boat and scale that scree field."

No matter where he may be, Anderson is trying to capture his experience with his gestural style.

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