Flylords: Who is Anthony Annable?
Anthony: I’m a fish artist based in the UK behind @antartoutdoors. The majority of my art consists of freshwater gamefish with also a few saltwater species.
Flylords: What came first the fish or the art?
Anthony: From an early age, fishing was always a big part of my life. It was only until I discovered flyfishing at the age of six I was completely hooked. I started drawing small sketches of trout in my spare time or at school, mainly in the back of my maths books haha.
Flylords: What is your Go-To medium? When did you start working in it?
Anthony: I painted and drew with colored pencils for many years until I transferred over to digital art.
Flylords: Do you have a favorite piece of artwork?
Anthony: Currently, my favorite piece of artwork would be the ”12 Trout Species” or my ”Brown Trout Growth Chart”
Flylords: Favorite catch on a fly rod?
Anthony: My most memorable catch on a fly rod was landing my first Atlantic salmon.
Flylords: Biggest accomplishment as an artist?
Anthony: To date, my biggest achievement as an artist was reaching 10k followers on Instagram as this was a big milestone for me.
Flylords: Any advice for other artists in the fishing space?
Anthony: Some good advice is to always be persistent with your work. Create art which you find motivating, you will go further as an artist making things you enjoy.
Flylords: What’s next?
Anthony: I am very devoted to my work and wish to continue creating more new artwork for my audience and social media. My future goal is to cover a more different verity of fish, freshwater & saltwater.