Russell Chatham exhibited extraordinary focus and attention to detail. He also wanted to make art that anyone could afford, hoping to sell prints at a Point Reyes gallery that he was close to opening.   David Briggs

Russell Chatham, a record-breaking fly fisherman whose landscape paintings hang in the homes of movie stars and adorn high-end art collections, died on Nov. 10 after a long illness. He was 80 years old.

Russell grew up in Marin, where he cemented his love of painting, fishing, hunting and storytelling at an early age. During . . .