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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Registration now open for upcoming steelhead, walleye and bass fishing clinics The Carl T. Johnson Hunt and Fish Center in Cadillac, Michigan, will offer the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy’s Hard Water School ice-fishing event Saturday, Feb. 25. Starting at 9 a.m., the class will cover: How to set up

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Events

Thursday, February 2, 2017

February 15-19, 2017 marks the 51st Anniversary of the Duluth Boat, Sports, Travel & RV Show at the DECC in Duluth, Minn. As always the show will be held in conjunction with the Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic. One ticket gains you admission to both of these great shows making this event the best entertainment value in

tags: Boat Show, Events

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2017 Winter Free Fishing Weekend, set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18-19. On those two days, everyone – residents and non-residents alike – can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. During

tags: Events, Fishing

Friday, July 22, 2016

The City of Sturgeon Bay will once again honor its rich maritime heritage with a diverse collection of entertaining and fun-filled events taking place July 30 to August 13. Officially titled “Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week: A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard,” the celebration includes many long-standing annual waterfront events

tags: Events, Lake Michigan

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: Boat Club, Events, Lake Erie

Friday, July 8, 2016

The Nautical Mile in St. Clair Shores is the place to be for fun Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15-17, as the St. Clair Shores AquaFest Event returns to this legendary mile-long stretch of coastal businesses, restaurants, marinas, outfitters and shops. The 2016 St. Clair Shores AquaFest on the Nautical Mile features more

tags: Events, Inland Boating

Thursday, July 7, 2016

SkipperBud's invites you to join us for a weekend of demo rides as we team up with Seakeeper! One Seakeeper 3DC was installed on a Contender 35 ST to provide roll stabilization at anchor and underway. The vessel will be at Burnham Marina in Chicago, Illinois on T Dock from July 8th-10th. Please contact SkipperBud's at North Point

tags: Accessories, Events, Used Boats

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Ohio’s waters remained safe this weekend as zero boating-related fatalities occurred during Operation Dry Water, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Alcohol is involved in about one of every four fatal boating-related accidents in Ohio, which is why it is important to always have a sober captain

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Events

Friday, June 24, 2016

The Bay City River Roar is here! It is taking place Friday June 24- Sunday June 26. Take a look at the schedule for the whole weekend, or for more information, click here! Friday June 24, 2016 1-6 pm Registration 12:30-6 pm Formula Lights Inspection 1:30-6 pm Formula One & SPORT F1 Inspection 6:30 pm

tags: Events

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: Destination, Events, Lake Erie