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Matt Rissell
Cape Cod, MA

About the Artist

Matt Rissell is a fisherman, videographer, photographer and all-around "hydrophile":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrophile.

While spending as much time on the water as possible, Matt loves to share his experiences with others through video and still photography. Whether he is hundreds of miles offshore along the continental shelf chasing tuna and sharks or resorting wooden boats with friends, Matt is extremely passionate about life on and around the water.

During the last four years, Matt has worked professionally in the fishing industry while filming, editing and producing a fishi…

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About the Artist

Matt Rissell is a fisherman, videographer, photographer and all-around "hydrophile":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hydrophile.

While spending as much time on the water as possible, Matt loves to share his experiences with others through video and still photography. Whether he is hundreds of miles offshore along the continental shelf chasing tuna and sharks or resorting wooden boats with friends, Matt is extremely passionate about life on and around the water.

During the last four years, Matt has worked professionally in the fishing industry while filming, editing and producing a fishing a boating program for cable television. It is the highest rated outdoor program in New England.

Throughout his career, Matt has taken part in a variety of projects and efforts. He released a nine hundred pound bluefin tuna while filming and documenting third generation tuna fishermen out North Lake, Prince Edward Island; "The Tuna Capital of the World":http://www.gov.pe.ca/news/getrelease.php3?number=3563 as well as a seven hundred pound blue marlin. Matt has also collaborated with "NatGeo":http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ and the "Ocean Health Index":http://www.oceanhealthindex.org/ to document the history and resurgence of the striped bass population along the eastern seaboard and the "Joe Cronin Memorial":http://www.joecroninfishing.com/Joe_Cronin_Memorial/Home.html Bass and Bluefish Tournament.

Artist’s Work

Winter series gray gables
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Winter Series - Gray Gables

By Matt Rissell

Steelhead
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Fall Series - Steelhead

By Matt Rissell

False albacore
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Fall Series - False Albacore

By Matt Rissell

Winter series widget thresher magic echo
Matt rissell

Winter Series - Widget, Thresher, Magic, Echo

By Matt Rissell

Winter series oceanographer yellowfin
Matt rissell

Winter Series - Oceanographer Yellowfin

By Matt Rissell

Stick boat
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Spring Series - Stick Boat

By Matt Rissell

Summer series first light on the wreck of the rega
Matt rissell

Summer Series - First Light on the Wreck of the Regal Sword

By Matt Rissell

Horse mackerel
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Fall Series - Horse Mackerel

By Matt Rissell

Winter series wahoo
Matt rissell

Winter Series - Wahoo

By Matt Rissell

Native brown
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Fall Series - Native Brown

By Matt Rissell

Coho
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Summer Series - Coho

By Matt Rissell

Winter series tight loops
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Winter Series - Tight Loops

By Matt Rissell

Black drum
Matt rissell

Spring Series - Black Drum

By Matt Rissell

Running past cape pouge
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Summer Series - Running Past Cape Poge

By Matt Rissell

Winter series thresher eye
Matt rissell

Winter Series - Thresher Eye

By Matt Rissell

Winter series mako
Matt rissell

Winter Series - Mako

By Matt Rissell

Black back 2
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Spring Series - Black Back

By Matt Rissell

Education

  • Ohio Wesleyan University , Journalism, Graphic Design
    Delaware, OH,2008