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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Lake Linden-Hubbel High School Auditorium in Lake Linden on saving the Buffalo Reef has been postponed due to blizzard conditions forecast for the Keweenaw Peninsula. “We will be rescheduling this meeting for early in the new year, but we have no date for that meeting

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Superior

Monday, November 27, 2017

The perfect oasis for escaping frigid winter temperatures this January, the Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show® returns to McCormick Place, 2301 South Lake Shore Drive, January 10–14, 2018. This mega show features over 600 power and sailboats and 125 RVs on display for attendees to view, board, and

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Friday, November 24, 2017

Freedom Boat Club is the oldest and largest boat club in the United States with greater than 17,000 members, over 1600 boats and 148+ locations across the United States and Canada. The Lake Erie franchise of Freedom Boat Club has three locations in Rocky River, Huron and Catawba Island (and a 4th location to be announced in January).

tags: Boat Club, Events, Great Lakes, Lake Erie

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Great Lakes Sea Grant Network has released a comprehensive and coordinated outreach and education report on Asian carp in the region. The document includes information on carp life history, movement and behavior, monitoring, control, ecosystem impacts and gaps in current knowledge that need to be addressed further. “These

tags: Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Erie

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Great Lakes Sea Grant Network has released a comprehensive report on Asian carp in the Great Lakes region. New York Sea Grant coastal education and fisheries specialists contributed to development of the Education and Outreach on Asian Carp report that includes information on carp life history, movement and behavior, monitoring,

tags: Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Ontario

Monday, November 20, 2017

Catchable rainbow and brown trout were released today at Malabar Farm in Lucas as part of a pilot project to evaluate both species’ suitability for future stockings in the area, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The Inn Pond across from Malabar Farm Restaurant received 300 rainbow trout, and Switzer

by: Ohio DNR

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The boats are now out and boaters in the greater Toledo, Detroit, and southeast Michigan areas are wondering where to get their props repaired. With Wolverine Propellers/Ron Jacobs’ recent retirement (we wish you well, Ron), NorthCoast Prop Tech in Huron, Ohio, can provide you with Prop Scan propeller repair technology and

tags: Lake Erie, Propellers

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

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Ohio has long been recognized as a leading boating state. So, it should come as no surprise that the Buckeye State is the first in the nation to permanently declare a boating month. If you hadn’t heard yet, officially, June will now always be recognized as “Ohio Goes Boating Month,” and the state’s marine

by: Norm Schultz, Soundings Trade Only Today

tags: Anniversaries, Lake Erie

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Killarney Mountain Lodge has always been considered a prime destination for boaters of all types, but bookings for 2018 have just provided the proof. As of this writing the Bay Harbor Yacht Club, Great Lakes Rendezvous, Grand Banks Cruising Club and the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club have all reserved space for next year. The 2018 season

tags: Destination, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron