Barn Wood Framed Brown Trout Artwork
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Click on the photo to see additional views of this framed Pumpkinseed Sunfish on canvas .
This framed Pumpkinseed Sunfish on canvas is very attractive and colorful. The work is oil and canvas and the frame is made of recycled barn wood. This piece measures 18 5/16 x 13 5/16 inches. The back is covered with black kraft paper and has a saw tooth hanger.
The camera will never pick up the true detail of these very interesting pieces. Be sure to click on the photo to see some additional close up images.
Pumpkinseeds typically are 4 in in length, but can grow up to 16 in. They typically weigh less than 1 pound with the world record being 1 pound 6 ounces . They are orange, green, yellow or blue in color, with speckles over their sides and back and a yellow-orange breast and belly. The coloration of the ctenoid scales of the pumpkinseed is one of the most vibrant of any freshwater fish and can range from an olive-green or brown to bright orange and blue. The sides are covered with vertical bars that are a faint green or blue, which are typically more prevalent in female pumpkinseeds. Orange spots may cover the dorsal, anal, and caudal fins and the cheeks have blue lines across them. The pumpkinseed is noted for the orange-red spot on the margin of its black gill cover. The pectoral fins of a pumpkinseed can be amber or clear, while the dorsal spines are black. Pumpkinseeds have a small body that is shaped much like that of a pumpkinseed, giving them their common name. They have a small mouth with an upper jaw stopping right under the eye.
Click on the photo to see additional views of this small carved Snook on rough cut cypress wood.
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This small carved Snook on rough cut cypress wood measures 24 inches long and about 12 inches tall. The thickness of this piece of carved wood is about 2 inches.
The common snook is an estuarine-dependent fish species. Within estuaries, juvenile common snook are most often found inhabiting areas such as coastal wetland ponds, island networks, and creeks. Despite being a euryhaline species of fish, common snook do show a tendency to gravitate towards lower salinity conditions in the early stages of their life. By being able to adapt and thrive in both high and low salinity conditions through osmoregulation, common snook display a high level of habitat plasticity. Common snook are opportunistic predators whose feeding habits indicate that there is a positive relationship between their size and the size of their prey, meaning that as the snook grows it feeds on larger and larger prey. Common snook have been found to occasionally engage in cannibalistic activities, though this behavior is rare. This usually occurs during the winter months when adult and juvenile common snook are in close proximity to one another within their estuarine habitats. This form of cannibalism where the juveniles are fed on by the adults is referred to as intercohort cannibalism. The adult common snook who do cannibalize juveniles most likely target them due to the fact that the juveniles may be the largest of the available prey, and are therefore more nutritionally efficient to prey upon.
Click on the photo to see additional views of our custom painted wood paddles.
*** NOTE: The paddle with the blue triangle has sold. ***
Pick any single painted wood paddle for $75.00, or pick any four painted paddles from our inventory for $250.00.
Paddles in this group are about 58 inches tall. At the widest end they measure about 8 inches wide.
Our paddles are hand painted, so no two are just alike. We use oil base paint for the colors, and each paddle is finished off with exterior grade clear coat.
These paddles can be used, or they make great nautical décor! I am not a professional artist, so not every line in my designs are perfect, but then again, this is what makes my paddles perfect in my opinion.
Click on the photo to see additional views of this authentic life preserver – Zenovia Jeju.
This is an authentic life preserver, or life ring, from the bulk carrier “Zenovia”. It measures about 30 inches wide x about 3 inches thick. Both sides are shown in the photos.
This life preserver is being sold in as-found condition. You will find it will have loose or missing paint. It has not been cleaned. The original rope is attached to the ring. This life ring was removed from a working vessel, so it has seen many years at sea.
If you’re ready to place an order, or have questions about this item, call us at 574-870-1571. Shipping is free in the US!!
You will be shipped the authentic life preserver shown in the photos.
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