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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

In the fall of 2016, upon having just had their boats hauled for the winter slumber in Ontario, long time Great Lakes boaters Scott Leclerc and Lyndon Greene pondered why so many boaters were actually using their boats as floating cottages, rather than as they were intended. Throughout the summer of 2016, they had spoken with boaters

tags: Boat Club, Canada, Georgian Bay, Great Lakes, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake St. Clair, Travel

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials announced the 2018 sturgeon harvest season on Black Lake - in the northern tip of the Lower Peninsula - ended after two and a half hours Saturday, Feb. 3, with seven fish being harvested. The fishing season, which included spearing or hook-and-line fishing, was scheduled to run Feb.

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Inland Boating, Lake Huron

Monday, February 5, 2018

Looking to explore some of the bluest crystal water this side of the equator? You’ve come to the right coast. Located two and a half hours southwest of Toronto and one hour north of Detroit, find out what has thousands of boaters setting their sails for Sarnia-Lambton. Home to the largest Canadian city on Lake Huron, here

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

As the calendar reaches December, it's not uncommon for people to start thinking about their travel plans for the approaching year. For those seeking uncommon travel experiences, the Tawas Point Lighthouse Keeper Program offers the opportunity for a free two-week stay in historic lighthouse keepers' quarters while helping to promote

tags: Job Opportunities, Lake Huron

Monday, December 4, 2017

The State of Michigan today called on Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. to give the Pipeline Safety Advisory Board (PSAB) a full accounting of the status of the Line 5 pipeline in light of new information released today by Enbridge that additional coating gaps were discovered during the company’s most recent inspection of the dual

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

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

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

Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Michigan Agency for Energy, Michigan Departments of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources and the Michigan State Police expressed concerns today about new information confirming there are gaps in the protective coating on a portion of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac, at least one of which was apparently caused during the

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Located approximately two hours north of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, Penetanguishene is the “Gateway to Georgian Bay”. Experience beautiful beaches and pristine waterways when you arrive in this friendly destination that will keep you entertained, active, and enlightened. Boating is synonymous with the shores of

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The iconic Perry Hotel in downtown Petoskey recently hosted the “Chef’s Across the Great Lakes” charity dinner in the hotel’s Rose Room. Proceeds benefitted the Gerald Gramzay-Stafford's Hospitality Culinary Scholarship Fund with the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated

tags: Charity, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron