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Pacific Northwest Coast Salmon Fish Art

We’re pretty darn lucky to live in the Pacific Northwest…a beautiful area that offers some of the best salmon fishing in the world!  This unique species has earned its place as an icon of the northwest spirit.

Custom fish replica art sculpture painted by fish artist Luke Filmer_Pacific Coast Salmon Fish Art Blog Story

Custom 40 lb. King Salmon fish replica art sculpture

Fish artist Luke Filmer has called the Northwest home for over 40 years. Fishing its coastal shores and pristine rivers allowed him to learn how to capture all the distinctive salmon details, which he incorporates in each of his custom salmon fish replica art sculptures.

With a dedicated spirit and patience for detail, Luke adds his own precise realistic style into his three-dimensional salmon paintings.

Incredibly realistic detail and time goes into hand painted each custom fish replica art sculpture by Luke Filmer_Sequim Washington_Olympia Peninsula Salmon

Luke made the decision to recently re-locate his art studio to Sequim, WA  — because of its central location between Oregon and Washington’s coastline, the State of Alaska, Northwest fishing coastal salmon migration map_fish artist Luke Filmer blog story_November 2017 - Copyand the shorelines of British Columbia. These Pacific Northwest locations are all home to some of the best salmon fishing locations in the world.

Preparing for your fishing trip is an adventure in itself. Because of this key natural resource (salmon), this area of the world has cultivated an entire industry around fishing. With lots of options for fishing guides, lodges and outfitters, below are a few links that will help you plan your adventure of a lifetime.  1  by Luke FilmerFinally…if you want to preserve your memory of your fishing adventure with a fiberglass fish replica mount, don’t forget to pack your camera and soft tape for photos and measurements. How to order a salmon fish replica from Luke Filmer.


LINKS FOR PLANNING YOUR NORTHWEST FISHING TRIP:

ALASKA:

https://www.alaskafishguides.com/

http://www.alaskaoutdoors.com/

http://directory.alaskaoutdoorssupersite.com/index.php/lodges-fishing

https://www.atalodge.com/ (Ask for Wayne McGee)

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA:

http://www.sportfishingbc.com/fishing_adventures.php

http://www.ourbc.com/discover_bc/recreation/fishing/freshwater_lodges.htm

http://lodgescanada.ca/british-columbia/

 

OREGON:

http://www.dfw.state.or.us/resources/fishing/where_how.asp

http://www.bestfishinginamerica.com/oregon.html

VANCOUVER ISLAND:

http://westcoastfish.com/directory/

http://www.fishingbc.ca/links.html

http://www.fishingwithrod.com/links/bc_fishing_guides_lodges_accommodations.html

WASHINGTON:

http://fishingwashingtonstate.com/washington-fishing-guides/

https://www.takemefishing.org/washington/fishing/

http://www.anglersguideservice.com/ (Ask for Bob Kratzer)

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Luke Filmer ships fish replica art sculptures worldwide!

Overseas clients want the best fish artist to create a custom fish replica to memorialize their trophy catch, but…they can be a bit nervous about their fish replica arriving to their home in one piece. Once they unpack their box or crate, they are thrilled with the expert packing and care that Luke Filmer takes to ensure each custom fish replica arrives safely to its final destination. With close to 20 years of packing and shipping fish art worldwide…we are kind-of-good-at-itBlackwater Fish Replicas ships fish art by Luke Filmer Worldwide

 

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Creating the “Grey Ghost” – Permit Fish Replica by Luke Filmer

Sometimes called “the grey ghost of the flats”, Permits are fast-swimming coastal fish that are a challenge to catch…which makes them coveted by saltwater anglers all over the world.

Permit fiberglass fish replica by fish artist Luke Filmer of Blackwater Fish Replicas

After returning from a fishing trip to Belize, Jim B. contacted Luke Filmer of Blackwater Fish Replicas to create a fiberglass fish replica of a 25lb. Permit he caught on his latest fishing adventure.

Permit fishing in Belize photo for custom fish replica Blackwater Fish Replicas

Using Jim’s photo and measurements, Luke captured the essence of this trophy class Permit, which will hang proudly over Jim’s bar…no doubt inspiring many fishing stories for years to come!

Matching your trophy catch photo Permit fish replica by fish artist Luke Filmer of Blackwater Fish Replicas

Congratulations Jim on this great catch and thank you for trusting us to create your trophy replica.

Tight Lines – Luke & Carola Filmer

Luke and Carola Filmer of Blackwater Fish Replicas
Contact Luke & Carola Filmer HERE

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We ship World-Wide! Ferox Trout, Northern Ireland

Bill McNeary of Castle Archdale in Northern Ireland caught this 10.5 pound Ferox Trout on a Rogan’s Gosling fly from Rossinver Bay.  After finding our website online, Bill contacted us to commemorate his trophy catch.

Testimonial: “Luke it looks good. You have captured as I saw it when alive in the water. Well done.” – Bill.

Ferox Trout fiberglass fish replica painted from photo & measurements by fish artist Luke Filmer.  www.lukefilmer.com

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