The Writing Is On The Mountain

ANADROMOUS NOW

The Writing Is On The Mountain.

The warmest days of the last century punctuate the first chapter of the Anthropocene, and foreshadow the unpredictable epoch that awaits.

The lowest water in 50 years on the Harrison River demonstrates the adaptability of anadromous fish while revealing the fragility of their ecosystems, and giving us a glimpse into the future.

In 2018 Andre Stepanian and I began documenting his lifelong quest in search of Lower Fraser sea-run cutthroat. Four seasons of searching for ghosts, against a backdrop of ever-changing climate, this film is like cutthroat fishing and climate change itself, a slow burn.

I’ve been incredibly fortunate to learn from some of the most talented artists and lovers of trout in the fly fishing community in BC. such as Andre and Art Lingren. It’s thanks to the passion and dedication of anglers and artists that make this work possible.

I hope this somehow inspires others to get out on the water and get re-connected to salmon. Special thanks to friends for the long ride- FrenzyFlies On The Fly Magazine Partridge of Redditch

If you’d like to support salmon conservation-minded filmmaking and the inculcation of fly fishing philosophy, consider contributing to Anadromous Now.

 

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