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Monday, January 4, 2021

Last September, unseasonably warm weather combined with the 16-mile stretch of the Youghiogheny Lake reservoir allowed for plenty of room and the perfect, scenic backdrop to take a 24-foot Playbuoy pontoon and a 24-foot SouthBay tritoon out on the lake. The trip was to demonstrate E-Z Anchor Puller’s industry-changing Pontoon

tags: Anchors

Monday, November 2, 2020

Pontoon and tritoon owners have struggled with generic anchoring solutions for years. Problems start with the lack of a rope locker, which limits the boater’s storage capacities. Then, above-deck solutions currently on the market tend to be plastic, bulky tripping hazards with protruding bow rollers that get in the way of the

tags: Anchors, Retrofitting

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Founded in a small Michigan fishing town, later moved to Florida, E-Z Anchor Puller Mfg. Co. went from a Navy SeaBee’s small side hustle to an advanced business with an arsenal of dealers and boat builders in Canada and the United States. From charters to recreational marine enthusiasts, for the past 30 years E-Z Anchor Puller

tags: Retrofitting, Anchors

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Pontoon owners have needed an anchoring solution that is unobtrusive to the design and functionality of their style of boat for years! Not only has the lack of a rope locker created limited anchoring options, but above-deck solutions currently on the market tend to be plastic tripping hazards with protruding anchor rode and bow

tags: Retrofitting, Anchors

Thursday, May 28, 2020

According to Jarrett Sanchez, his decision to buy the Patriot EZ-2 was originally driven “99.9% by his wife and family,” but everyone, himself included, now agrees that the easy anchoring solution has definitely lifted a weight off of their shoulders! Jarrett used to pull up a 22-pound anchor attached to 230 ft. of rope

tags: Retrofitting, Anchors

Monday, March 23, 2020

Barry Berhoff, CEO of Shurhold Industries, is an avid diver off the coast of Florida and the Bahamas. After discovering E-Z Anchor Puller Mfg Co. at the 2017 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX), Berhoff decided to install the Rebel EZ-4 on his 40’ SeaVee. “Once I got this in, I was really,

tags: Anchors, Accessories

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

E-Z Anchor Puller Mfg. Co. was founded in 1990 by George l. Towns, who was born and raised in Ludington, Mich. After graduating from high school with the class of 1943, George enlisted and served during World War II with the U. S. Navy’s naval construction battalion, “Seabees”. He was tasked with operating overhead

tags: Anchors, Do It Yourself (DIY), Retrofitting

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Rocna Anchors, a subsidiary of the CMP Group, announced an expansion of its global patent portfolio, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to innovation as well as being a world-class leader in the marine industry. Peter Smith, designer of the Rocna Anchors range, has been granted six patents by the Canadian and New Zealand

tags: Awards, Beyond the Lakes, Company Expansions, Anchors

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Power poles are useful for fishing shallow, calm water, but when water is deeper and a breeze is building up a chop or a strong tide is running, anchoring is the way to go. And for anglers, the Fortress Marine Anchors FX-7 is hard to beat. Ideal for flats and bass boats, skiffs and center consoles up to 27', it outperforms anchors

tags: Fishing, Anchors

Friday, December 15, 2017

Whether used as a primary anchor or conveniently-stowed backup, Fortress Marine Anchors are well-known for their exceptional holding capability. Now, the company is offering two of its most popular models in convenient Complete Anchoring Systems that include chain, a shackle, and 25% more rope than the competition for safer sets and

tags: Anchors


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