life jackets
Why Do I Need to Wear a Life Jacket? The statistics from the US Army Corps of Engineers sign (below) are alarming, and sobering. First, the sign highlights the dangers inherent with activities in, on, or near the water. Second, the role of the life jacket in saving lives is beyond question. Maintaining a healthy awareness of the risks of boating and best practices for safety will go a long way in protecting you and the ones you love. A great way to maximize your enjoyment while lowering your risk […]
Buy Local At Stokley's Marine
Where to shop is a big decision. Online? Buy Local? Box store? Most shoppers look for the lowest price. But the adage remains true: you really own get what you pay for. With low prices often come low service, low quality, and low customer experience. Customers are forced to choose between price and satisfaction. That’s not true at Stokley’s. As is often the case, it’s the local store that provides the most value. Stokley’s Marine is just such a store, and at Stokley’s you really can have the best of […]
Brad Johnson sells Ascend Fishing Kayak and accessories at Stokleys Marine, but he’s also spent countless hours out there paddling and fishing from his Ascend 12T… Although my journey to an Ascend Fishing Kayak began forty years ago, it wasn’t until recently that I came to own one. I grew up canoeing and jon-boating Sugar Creek in Indiana. My early years were filled with outings with my buddies, my 4-H club, and my church youth group. Memories of rope swings, laughter, and the austere beauty of the creek co-mingle with those of an […]
Editor’s note: Our blog editor asked Ralph Stokley what his week was going to look like and when he might be able to squeeze in another “Tip of the Week” video for social media. Here’s his response: Chris, You asked me for a chance to get together and make a new video. I’m happy to do so.  Here is what my week looks like. Saturday June 2nd. Up at 5:55 a.m. Go to work at 7 and pick up customer’s boat that we serviced and detailed. Take to Herrington Lake for […]