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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

COLUMBUS, OH - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering boating and boating education opportunities to help celebrate the designation of June as 'Ohio Goes Boating Month' by the 132nd Ohio General Assembly. The House Bill 84 designation highlights Ohio’s thriving boating and tourism industry. In an effort to

tags: Boating 101, Dept of Natural Resources, Events, Lake Erie

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

PUT-IN-BAY, OHIO -The Put-in-Bay Township Park District along with partners the National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program and Ohio Sea Grant announces the release of a new publication: the Lake Erie Islands Water Trails guide. A ribbon cutting ceremony marking the grand opening of the trails will be held

tags: Canoes & Kayaks, Lake Erie

Monday, June 5, 2017

By Carolyn Shearlock, TheBoatGalley.com and co-author of "The Boat Galley Cookbook" One thing I’ve always loved about the boating community is how everyone shares knowledge. Long before we heard the phrase “paying it forward,” boaters just did it. Someone would teach you something and later on you’d pass it on

tags: Recipes

Friday, June 2, 2017

International Propeller Supplier Turning Point Propellers announced today that it is celebrating 20 years of Business in May 2017. Established in 1997, Turning Point has built an enviable reputation and brought to market an impressive array of Industry First’s in Marine Propulsion for the last two decades. “Our team takes

tags: Anniversaries, Propellers

Friday, June 2, 2017

MyTaskit, a leading web-based software application, helps marine professionals get the most out of every day, with smart tools for improving workflows and boosting efficiency. Intelligent Task Management Being agile in a marine service environment is more critical than ever. On any given day, service managers must be able to

tags: Software & Apps

Thursday, June 1, 2017

With Great Lakes water levels on the rise and expected to continue to increase into summer, recreational boaters could find that deeper water under the keel may open a whole new range of cruising, fishing or sailing grounds to navigation. That same deep water, however, may present unique safety concerns on the water and at the dock,

tags: Safety

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

(Toledo, OH) – As an integral part of the mission of the National Museum of the Great Lakes, our crew is dedicated to shipwreck discovery, archaeology and preservation. With the formation of the Peachman Great Lakes Shipwreck Research Program in 2001, we solidified our commitment to our submerged cultural resources.

tags: Events, Lake Erie, Shipwrecks

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2017 Summer Free Fishing Weekend, June 10-11. That Saturday and Sunday, everyone – residents and non-residents alike – can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. Additionally, during

tags: Fishing, Kids & Pets

Monday, May 29, 2017

Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race, the longest consecutively run freshwater race in the world, is proud to give back to the community and environment by supporting two organizations in 2017: Set Sail for Autism (SSA) and Alliance for the Great Lakes. On June 15th, 20 young autistic adults and their chaperones will board five to

tags: Charity, Racing

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Saturday before Memorial Day is especially significant to two groups of bass anglers – those who fish tournaments and those who like to eat bass. That’s because anglers can now fish for both species of bass – largemouth and smallmouth — year-round in Michigan, as long as they release them immediately,

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Begin Jan 3 2018