Fish with your beer can

What can you do if drinking beer and fishing at the same time, but you don't want to put your beer down? Jake Rutledge had that problem and solved it by creating the Chill-n-Reel. Through extensive scientific research, testing, and eventually obtaining a patent Jake ended up with the perfect beer koozie and fishing reel combination.


Okie edgenuity at its best. We already knew the serendipity of drinking beer and fishing, but now it is even more harmonious.

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Rob Lay
Rob Lay is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief at, Founder of, and Owner at Lay Properties, LLC. Rob has a B.S. from Babson College and M.B.A. from University of Dallas along with executive training from SMU. Rob has enjoyed various activities from competitive swimming in college, running several marathons, competed at triathlon nationals, competed at national club car racing, 1,000+ hour private instrument pilot, competed as a co-angler national FLW bass tour, and big game hunting around North America. Rob wants to share his experiences and learn from other middle-aged men in the ManLife Community. You can also find Rob on Instagram and LinkedIn.


Did this with coke bottles when I was a Navy Brat. We'd go down to the docks and catch the heck out of fish with a coke bottle, line, hook, and hot dogs.

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