Personality Profile: Charlie and Elaine Hynes


In this week’s Personality Profiles, we want to introduce you to both Charlie and Elaine Hynes. Elaine is the owner of Fishtales here in Lake Oconee. Her husband, Charlie, is a consultant and helps Elaine at the store.

They graciously took the time to answer a few of our questions. 

Can you please tell our readers what you do for a living?

Elaine: I’m the owner of Fishtales.

Charlie: I am her husband who stops in the store to visit her and she puts me to work on Saturdays! I have also worked in supply chain for various retailers and as a consultant over the past 25 years.

How long have you lived in the Lake Country region?

Charlie: Since June of 2019.

Where are you originally from?

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Elaine Hynes

Elaine: I’m from Atlanta and Charlie moved around a lot as a kid, went to high school in 

Brentwood, TN, and ended up in Atlanta at Georgia Tech for college.

What do you enjoy most about living here?

Charlie: The people and our friends; the lake activities of boating and jet skiing; Reynolds; the golf courses, spending time with our three boys, the community, the schools, Fishtales and the fact the store is much more to us and our customers than just a store to buy clothes, gifts, etc.

Where is your favorite place to eat in the region?

Charlie and Elaine: We enjoy The Tavern, Amici, Butts BBQ, The Ritz, Eighty Eight, and Cafe 44.

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