My monthly submittal to Puget Sound Fly Fishers Monthly Newsletter...Its all about fishing...it is also reflective of the current times...
With all of the rain...it makes it easier to paint. Here is a marketing piece that I just finished up.
Well trout river opener is about 111 days away...no reason to start getting ready now...I know the rivers need to fall into shape...cabin fever and lack of steel-heading is driving me bat-shit crazy! Hopefully next weekend...
Finished with time to spare...This one is being donated to Coastal Conservation Association. “Untitled” Size: 16”X20” Medium: Watercolor, Source: 300lb Cold Press. Photo Reference: Ingrid Taylor. Hopefully this Green Bay/Atlanta game gets more en
Something to remind us of the warmer days..."On the rise"20" x 12" Original Watercolor 300lb Cold Press
My attempts at writing to include my artwork for the January news letter for Puget Sound Fly Fishers.
As 2016 comes to a close...this will be my last one. 14.5" X 21". Thank you Darren Bisson for the photo reference.
Caught this beast the day before Thanksgiving...great way to start a holiday. Took about 30min to land him.
Spent some time last night and this morning tying these up...its about time to chase winter steelhead.
The latest piece just finished up, “Surfer” 10” x 13”, 300lb Cold Press, Original Watercolor Painting. Thank you to Caldwell Rohrbach for the photo reference. The water was a very challenging to paint.
"The Blue Stalker" a pattern tied by Scott Norris a fly tier out of British Columbia. For a, step by step tying instructions of this Steelhead pattern, see the spring 2016 issue of Swing the Fly Magazine. Original Watercolor Painting by Jason Bordash
The latest one in the works...having a difficult time with the water...I’m sure people can see the outline of the trout...to be continued.
Templete of my artwork that is to be published in magazine "De Nederlandse Vliegvisse"....The Dutch Fly Fish, December 2016
Here is to the latest project...It has pounded rain almost everyday this month of October...which means the rivers have been blown out and I am on an early start to the winter painting season. I still have Steelhead to look forward too but, if this rain
Went to the Cowlitz this morning with Karl Matsunaga and Mike Koslosky. The bite was a little slow but, I did manage to hook this cutthroat.
I receive an extraordinary gift today from my friends Karl Matsunaga. A handmade Wazao Rod from Japan, the craftsmanship behind this rod is inspiring. Thank you Karl
Kibbles n Bits...A Chum Salmon Fly, I caught my first Chum on my Spey Rod with this pattern last season. Created by Blake Merwin of Gig Harbor Fly Shop. A great looking pattern...
Getting it in when you can...This time can be a challenge this time of year football, days are getting shorter and....monsoons. Took out the Spey rod and swung flies in the current of the incoming tide.
Usually do something like this around Halloween time...I really like how this one turned out. 20" x 14", Original Watercolor, 300lb Cold Press