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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

On Friday night, July 22, 2016, the Whiskey Island Boat Club will participate in their annual “Parade of Lights”. The boat club has brought back an old tradition for the past five years, and they are looking forward to even greater participation this year. Members will decorate their boats for Christmas in July, and parade

tags: Events, Lake Erie, Boat Club

Friday, July 15, 2016

Thinking of going to the 2016 Antique Boat Show & Auction in Clayton? Here's the preliminary schedule to help you plan your weekend. Thursday August 4 8:30-5:00- Registration check-in, launching boats for exhibitors and vendor set-up (Corner of Mary St. & Alexandria St.) 9:00-5:00- ABM open for visitors: row a skiff, take a

tags: Boat Show, History, Lake Ontario, Antique & Classic Boats

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds the public that Michigan’s waters provide opportunities to catch a variety of fish, and summer is an ideal time to spend a few hours or a whole day on the water fishing. For those who don’t have a fishing boat, may not have the correct fishing gear, don’t know how

tags: Fishing, Lake Michigan, Dept of Natural Resources

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Island Green Week on Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Islands this summer will make you remember most about the islands as a kid - water, rocks, cliffs, caves, kayaking, meteor showers, moss, moonlit nights, beach bonfires, cozy camping, swimming, beach combing, cottaging with your family, ferry rides, overnight stays on the lake, and

tags: Events, Lake Erie, Destination

Friday, June 17, 2016

Bay Harbor Lake Marina will host the 14th annual In-Water Boat Show over Father’s Day weekend – June 17th – 19th. This year’s show will feature in-water displays ranging from personal water crafts to luxury motor yachts, as well as diverse on-land displays. Included are Fox Motors display of GEM Cars, Irish

tags: Lake Michigan, Boat Show

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The Lake Erie Marine Trades Association’s Board of Trustees has chosen Bryan Ralston to lead the organization as President. The move became effective May 1. The announcement was made by LEMTA chairman Jim Armington during the recent Catawba Island Boat Show. “We’re convinced Ralston can lead and energize our

tags: Lake Erie, Employment News

Monday, June 6, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Michigan State Waterways Commission and the Michigan Boating Industries Association invite residents and visitors to experience the state's abundance of freshwater resources during Michigan Boating Week, June 4-11. The weeklong campaign, which concludes on National Marina Day,

tags: Lake Michigan, Events

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

SkipperBud’s rooted in the Midwest and founded in Wisconsin is adding a new on‐water location in Lake County, Illinois in the resort town of Antioch. SkipperBud’s – Sequoit Harbor is on beautiful Lake Marie (a glacial lake which is part of the 14 lake, Fox Chain O’ Lakes) just south of the

tags: Used Boats, Lake Michigan

Monday, May 9, 2016

Southport Boats of Augusta, Maine has added a new dealer to serve Michigan and the Great Lakes region. Blue Water Marine Brokerage, with a service center in Bay City and a dealership and demonstration location in Port Austin, Michigan will be the first Southport dealer not located on the US Atlantic Coast. Blue Water Marine Brokerage

tags: Used Boats, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

This video has great information on our great Lake Erie. Provided to us by the Lake Erie Improvement Association.

tags: Lake Erie, Environmental Impact