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Friday, November 10, 2017

5309 E. Wilder Rd. Bay City, MI 48706 • 989-684-5983 • [email protected] Dear friends and fellow boaters, You’ve probably heard the expression, “The two happiest days of a boater’s life are the day they buy a boat and the day they sell their boat.” For the past 34 years, I’ve had

tags: Employment News, Lake Huron

Thursday, November 9, 2017

A first aid kit is not a Coast Guard requirement recreationally, but if well kept, it can be a lifesaver. Your kit may not be looked at until needed and that should change immediately. “Why?” you may ask. The answer will be obvious when you open the lid. Most kits contain latex gloves that break down, become sticky, and

by: Capt. Fred Davis

tags: Safety

Thursday, November 9, 2017

More than 40 million Kidde fire extinguishers equipped with plastic handles, some on the market for more than 40 years, have been recalled. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), “The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail to activate during a fire

by: Boat US

tags: Personal Watercraft, Safety

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Are you looking for the ultimate gift? Look no further! The Lowrance FishHunter Pro and Lowrance FishHunter 3D wireless, castable transducers are the perfect gift for the angler in your life, whether they have a boat, love to go ice fishing, or just fish from a dock or the shore. FishHunter brings all the benefits of a fishfinding

by: Jordan Balbresky

tags: Electronics, Fishing

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

In mid-September, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced the totals from its spring and summer fish stocking efforts. The DNR stocked a total of 25,470,199 fish that weighed more than 320 tons and consisted of 11 different species and one hybrid. To complete this task, it took more than 380 stocking trips to nearly

tags: Fishing

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Spring Brook Marina is a very special place for all of us. It’s filled with fun family boating memories, and none more special than to Jim Thorpe and his family. They put their life into building one of the finest marine facilities in the Midwest and one of the leading boat dealerships in the country. After 56 years behind the

by: Kyle Stenzel

tags: Employment News, Great Lakes

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

With the new, affordably-priced Infinity by Harman INF-BC4 Pre-Amp Bluetooth Controller from Prospec Electronics, anyone with an enabled BT device can stream their favorite music. This stand-alone audio solution solely focuses on the most popular mode of audio: Bluetooth. A small footprint makes it ideal for golf carts, boats,

tags: Electronics

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

For many of us, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and also to the boating season. I think we are all happier when we are able to enjoy the days of summer from the helm, however even though the boating season is over for this year, there are still plenty of fishing opportunities. The lakeshore, bays, and tributaries will

by: Captain Rob Westcott, LegacySportfishing.com

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Monday, November 6, 2017

As a freelance writer, I am offered the chance to see, and sometimes use, a variety of products over the course of a year. Those who offer the accessories hope that I will like what I see or use, and will share that with my readers. I also am exposed to items at sport and boat shows at which I lead seminars, often where such products

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Accessories, Batteries & Chargers, Canoes & Kayaks, Electronics, Fishing

Monday, November 6, 2017

Today, the Yacht Group announces their strategic partnership with ACR Electronics. ACR’s most powerful searchlights will now be exclusively sold and further developed by The Yacht Group. These searchlights are called ‘Yacht Beams’ and are being designed and manufactured specifically to yacht and commercial vessel

tags: Lighting