"The Week in Fish Pictures" ~Year 3~ Week 15 A Warm Welcome to The Week in Fish Pictures from Hinsdale New Hampshire! I hope every one is recovered from the New Year's week and is back to the workshop! I do want to once again wish every one a healthy and safe new year in 2009! So here's to lots of good fish work and many enjoyable spring fish to see! So many Talented and gifted fish artist's come here each and every week and share with us their passion and inspiration we all can use to motivate us to the next level of satisfaction and success! Jonathan!!! Very Nice Catfish Well done! Soft tones and nice detail to the fins! Don Patton!! Sweeeet Smallie! Love the nice coloration and soft barring! Well done! Bill4bass!! Two killer fish! Love the marking on the pike and the Walleye is very fishily in deed! Garyc71!!! Super job on making your own Bass! That is a lot of fun to do and very rewarding when it comes out as well as yours! Rich Benedict!!! What can I say other then I’m a huge fan of your work always soft and very fishy!!! Brother Brad Jones!!! Well done on the Bass! I hope your getting what your worth on this work your doing! Wishbone!! Good work on the Smallie! Like to see more work from you! Dan Blackstone!!! A true gifted hard working artist! Man I have always enjoyed your talents!!! Well done! Mark in Pottsboro Texas!!! Kick A** Bass my friend! Well done and the base is pretty darn great too! Kris! Love the action and the pose of this beauty! Well done! Terry Fuller! Man I like that Pike! Very Nice detail my friend! Good to see your work back here! Scott H!!! Great looking comp piece your doing there! Thank you for the pictures as well! Manny!!! Killer Crappie! Well done of this tough fish! Looks very Crappie Like! Uncle Dave! We got to talk! Posting live fish! LOL! Kidding! Not to discount your work however I must say I expect nothing short of this spectacular work! This is why you truly are one of the very best ever! Bryan Russell! Well done on the trio!!! I especially enjoy the Weakfish! Scrubby! Good Looking Pike! Well done! John! Another nice Pike I see some good deer work there too! Well done! Al from SC!! Very Nice Bass Al I seer your work continuing to improve! Michael Ross! I really enjoyed your sharing of the beautiful rainbow flat art! This was a really joy to see! Please post again I look forward to this! Fishmedic!!! Well done on the bass great fin work too! I want to thank all of the great contributors who really show not only great talent and work but rather give such inspiration to all of us! This closes out the great contributions for 2008! A great week Fishheads!!!!! From beginner's to the best in the world we all join in every week in a critique free and hassle free string with nothing more then great artist and inspiring fish taxidermist and carves get together to share with one another their praise and inspiration of good will and friendship to one another. I thought I would start the week off with a wonderful human being and a good friend and member of the Anglers Artistry family Mr. Ed “Mountain Ed” Babenau of Alstead New Hampshire! A Mammal guy by trade and all around taxidermist Ed endured the riggers of Bill Yox for his game head training and decided to go through Fish taxidermy Boot camp with Kathie and I! Ed did a wonderful job on a Smallmouth Bass. This is a new Bass from Tim and Lou Wynia and a well done reproduction as well. I hope you enjoy the work of Mountain Ed! So here goes! I hope you enjoy the week! So with out further ado let's get week #15 under way. So here we go and here is to a great week in fish pictures!!!! #15 Enjoy! My Best! Your Friend Rick Krane My Best! Rick Krane Anglers Artistry 312 Chesterfield Road Hinsdale, New Hampshire 03451 Office: 603-336-7296 Web: www.anglersartistry.com Here is a beautiful done Smallmouth Bass By Mountain Ed Babenau of Alstead New Hampshire Here is a Head shot of this detailed Smallie! Here are a few Close of of the hand work Ed did to make this fish look so soft! Well done Ed!