Great Lakes Angler Blog

Tight Lines Jewelry Provides Memories of Great Catch

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

At Tight Lines Jewelry, their goal is to never let that big one get away. Through their gorgeous pendants, earrings, cuff links, and more, they've managed to capture the majesty and the pleasure of the pursuit of fishing in an art form that can be treasured and enjoyed every day. Each design in their series of pendants is made from high-quality materials with a satisfying weight and feel and an attention to detail that the ardent fisherman or woman can be proud to wear.

From the kid who just experienced their inaugural fishing trip to the adult who has been on a hundred, these gorgeous pendants are a fun memento of when they felt that first tug on the line. Each piece features a stunning fish that has been hand carved and cast in either Argentium--a non-tarnishing sterling silver formula, yellow, or white gold. The designs are delicate enough to look at home when worn with a blouse or dress, while remaining masculine enough to wear with a tee and waders.

Whether they're reeling in a brook trout or on the hunt for a smallmouth bass, there is a design to suit their catch. The "Fish On" and "Jumping Fish" collections feature a wide array of species all hooked on a delicate line that elegantly wraps around the desired cord, while the "By the Tail" series is a new collection featuring either a bonefish or tarpon dangling from their fins. Part trophy and part good luck charm, their pieces have been designed as an ode to the water, the fish, and the men and women in search of that elusive bite.

Founder and designer Renee Schatzley had been crafting custom jewelry for about 30 years when she was first asked to create a piece that exemplified the beauty and strength of the art of fishing. From that first creation she has expanded into a full collection featuring stunning pendants, necklaces, rings, and tie pins for men and women. 

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Take Tunes and More Aboard and Protected

Monday, April 21, 2014
New Aquatic AV DM-5 Waterproof Digital Media Locker  Read Full Story

LineGrabber Adds Attachment Point Anywhere on Dock Line

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

While there are various knots and mechanical devices that can attach an intermediate tie-off point onto a line, sometimes the best solution is the most simple. The LineGrabber from Davis Instruments enables owners to make an attachment point to a line without making a knot. It works by cinching tight around a line. The more tension that is applied to the LineGrabber, the more it tightens on the line.  Read Full Story

Download Free Guide to Antifouling Paint

Monday, April 14, 2014

 The choice and use of antifouling paints is one of the most common and complicated issues for boat owners. Antifouling 101, a comprehensive, free guide from Interlux®, exposes the many myths and demystifies the many misunderstandings about antifouling paints.

Protecting a boat from marine growth is an unavoidable but absolutely necessary task. Antifouling 101 discusses the different types of fouling - weed, shell and slime - how an antifouling paint works (and what goes into it) and non-biocidal, foul release coatings. A glossary of terms helps explain the technology of antifouling paints.

Click here to download a copy of Antifouling 101.

More info: www.yachtpaint.com/usa

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The LakeMaster Story

Friday, April 11, 2014

EUFALA, AL – “What you’re about to get is the short story, not the long story of bad weather, killer mosquitoes, getting stuck on rocks and trying to figure out how to get off them, and destroying props 20 miles from nowhere,” laughs LakeMaster founder Mike Wood, whose official retirement was July 31st, 2013.  Read Full Story

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  • Plugging for Steelhead
  • Spring Steelhead on the Great Lakes
  • Michigan's Super Ports for Browns
  • The King of Lake Ontario Reigns Supreme
  • The New Deep for King Salmon
  • Finesse for Perch
  • Bead Perspectives
  • Hand-over-Fist Walleye