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Salt: Coastal and Flats Fishing Photography by Andy Anderson

INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards — 2014 Finalist

Experience the world’s greatest coastal fly-fishing destinations with this stunning volume, an ideal gift for any angler’s library. As close to a first-hand experience as a reader can get without getting wet,Salt: Coastal and Flats Fishing is a visually stunning journey to America’s most epic saltwater fishing hot spots. Featuring photography from the Atlantic Northeast, Pacific Northwest, Bahamas, Gulf Coast, and Florida Keys-and highlighting fish such as striped bass, tuna, bonefish, permit, and tarpon-this is a life’s compilation of saltwater fly-fishing photography by one of the most acclaimed outdoors photographers. Each section has an accompanying essay by Tom Rosenbauer that takes the reader along on a memorable trip to the world’s greatest fishing destinations. For the serious fly fisherman, it is an album of shared experiences. For those new to the sport, it is an artfully crafted guidebook to the exotic world that exists on the waters of American coastlines and islands.

Reviews

2014 National Outdoor Book Award Winner

“How best to describe this book? Dazzling. Simply dazzling. Andy Anderson, the photographer of Salt, is a consummate artist. His dramatic photography combined with an equally dazzling design has created a book that is utterly exhilarating in its depiction of the sport of coastal fishing. Anderson comes at the subject from all angles, from close-up to afar, from eye-level to point-of-view, and from under water to its misty surface. His palettes range from brilliant color to sepia tones to stark black and white. It is a masterful merging of design and photography, a true work of art. The final touch to this outstanding volume are a series of engaging essays by noted fishing author Tom Rosenbauer.” —National Outdoor Book Awards Foundation

“Photographer Andy Anderson brings a strong vision of coastal angling to Salt, a riveting large-format album of museum-quality images. Anderson’s work reaches deep into the mesmerizing experience of fishing at the edge of the sea with a take on angling dominated by the broad sweep of marine horizons, the otherworldly beauty of ocean-honed fish species, and the meditative concentration of saltwater anglers. His anglers are dwarfed by their task, diminutive against the indifference of coastal geology, absurdly hopeful in their casts, gnomic guides at their sides pointing the way. The vigorous poignancy of saltwater angling comes through on every page.” -Gray’s Sporting Journal

“This is one of those books that has you in awe just handling it. Big, heavy, high quality printing on heavy stock paper. Large full spread photos and delicate and discrete text layout. A real coffee table book in the classical sense. It will impress and fascinate anyone who picks it up—even the non-angler.” -Global Fly Fisher

  • Hardcover: 208 pages