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Tekeze Charters is outfitted by only the best gear in the industry. With extreme product loyalty you will have the pleasure of using only the best.
D.Friel - Connected By Water Team


Connected By Water® is a way of life. It represents a people and community so tightly bound by their love and passion for oceans, bays, rivers, lakes, streams and all that lives within them. We embrace it. We work in it. We play in it. It’s our sport. Our muse. Our passion. Our soul. Our story. It intertwines us all, inspires us and crafts our lifestyle. It’s breathing in that beach salt air, relaxing lake side or taking in the island life. It goes beyond fishing, surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, canoeing or boating – it’s the culture behind it all. Water connects all of us and has a hypnotic effect. It changes our mood and takes away our stress. It crosses social barriers and brings us together. It’s the one common thread that binds all of mankind. There’s a coastline within all of us.


We’ve devoted our lives to chasing the most remote places that bring us to life. That’s why we’ve developed the best sunglasses in the world to help us reach these sought-after locales. Because Costas are more than sunglasses, they’re the badge of the explorer.


Betts Tackle makes some of the best casting nets known to man so you can haul in live bait more quickly. Just head to a populated area, cast off and haul in tens or hundreds of baitfish so you can get to the big game quicker. TackleDirect has many sizes of quick throw nets, shrimp nets, mullet nets, lead weight nets and other models for snapping specific baitfish. Not sure how to throw a bait net? Check out their instructional video to cast more effectively or tack to one of our knowledgeable captians.


In 2006, we founded YETI Coolers with a simple mission: build the cooler we’d use every day if it existed. One that was built for the serious outdoor enthusiast rather than for the mass-discount retailers. One that could take the abuse we knew we’d put it through out in the field and on the water. One that simply wouldn’t break. We decided early on that product innovation would come from necessity and firsthand experience – not from market research and data analysis. Today, YETI products perform when it matters most – whether that be an excursion into the remote Alaskan wilderness, chasing redfish on the Gulf coast, or just getting together with friends in the backyard.


Family owned and operated, the American Fishing Tackle Company (AFTCO) represents unparalleled quality, performance and reliability when it counts most. Worn across the globe, AFTCO’s fishing clothing is designed to handle the harshest elements. Whether you’re an elite professional bass angler looking to stay dry in a late fall downpour or an offshore weekend warrior seeking protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays, AFTCO keeps you fishing comfortably. AFTCO products are field tested from our Southern California offices where many of our core saltwater fishing tackle products are still proudly handcrafted and manufactured in our U.S.-based machine shop.