Bling it on!

Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching and for The Wise that means you had better get off the water for a little bit and pick up something nice for your significant other.

Anglers are well aware of efficient time management. Jobs, errands, weather, and little league games all compete with hot fishing bites for the precious few hours in a day. Also of crucial importance, do NOT overlook making time for your spouse. Boating or fishing together can make a great date or vacation. However, for some relationships, you might have to sweeten the deal further.

Flowers are good, so are chocolates… but for something a little more creative, these fishing lure earrings made my wife smile. Most of our friends know she is a fisheries biologist and that we enjoy water sports, so the fashion statement works for her.

I suppose that if you are a single woman trying to capture the attention of an obtuse angler, these should succeed here too.

“Say, that’s a silver Colorado blade, right?”

Plus I have read that in extreme survival situations, anglers have been able to use jewelry to catch fish. With these earrings, I believe it. Fortunately, diamonds just don’t seem to flutter enough.

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Andy Whitcomb

Andy Whitcomb

Andy is an outdoor writer ( and stressed-out Dad has contributed over 380 blogs to since 2011. Born in Florida, but raised on banks of Oklahoma farm ponds, he now chases pike, smallmouth bass, and steelhead in Pennsylvania. After earning a B.S. in Zoology from OSU, he worked in fish hatcheries and as a fisheries research technician at OSU, Iowa State, and Michigan State.