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Friday, February 23, 2018

Mention canal or river cruising to people and many will think of the long narrow mini ships carrying passengers through the scenic rivers and canals in Europe, or perhaps a cruise ship making its way through the Panama Canal. For boaters that prefer to get around on their own, boats carrying a family or two offer a more personal

by: Greg Marlo

tags: Charters

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Ohio’s hunters and anglers will soon be able to purchase their new licenses. On Thursday, March 1, outdoorsmen and women will be able to purchase their 2018-2019 licenses at wildohio.gov and at hundreds of participating agents throughout the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Licenses are also

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Rossford Walleye Roundup. The fishing tournament, sponsored by Bass Pro and the Rossford Convention and Visitors Bureau, will take place April 20-21, 2018. The event, which is expected to draw fishermen and their families from all over the Midwest, is being planned by the City of Rossford, the

tags: Events, Fishing, Lake Erie

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

“Boating safety” usually means preventing injuries or accidents while on the water. Boats in winter storage have some unique safety concerns for boat owners who make periodic checkups over the long winter season. Here are five tips from the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water to help boaters stay safe

tags: Boating 101, Safety

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The thought of doing engine maintenance is enough to keep anyone up at night. But it is a necessary part of owning a boat, and can be made easy if you spend just a little time planning for it. The best place to start is to follow your manufacturer's guidelines designed to keep your boat running well and make each component last

tags: Boating 101, Engines

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

BRP, a world leader in powersports, recently announced that Evinrude has received recognition as a “Green Master” in the Wisconsin Green Masters Program. Presented by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council, the Green Masters Program assesses and acknowledges local businesses on their sustainability performance in a

tags: Awards, Engines

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the creation of a new Great Lakes Basin Partnership to Block Asian Carp that will commit strategic and financial resources to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP). The partnership will offer a combination of solutions to reduce the risk of invasive carp from

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Ohio Clean Marinas Program continues to promote environmentally friendly habits to the recreational boating community. In 2017, the Program partnered with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to produce a series of YouTube videos on clean boating tips. The videos offer brief, educational content on Great Lakes boating best

tags: Boating 101

Monday, February 19, 2018

Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website highlights the unique character and magic of visiting the "Art Coast of Michigan" Exploring the Saugatuck, Michigan, region just got a lot easier as the Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau launched its newly re-designed official website,

tags: Company Expansions

Monday, February 19, 2018

Where do ladies go to improve their sailing? The National Women’s Sailing Association (NWSA) will hold its 17th Annual Women's Sailing Conference on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Marblehead, Massachusetts. The event, which features hands-on land- and water-based workshops and seminars, offers women a

tags: Events, Sailing

Rec'd Oct 2017