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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: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

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: Events, Lake Michigan

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: Lake Michigan, Used Boats

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: Lake Michigan, Used Boats

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is in the middle of its new fish stocking season, and this spring people will see DNR fish stocking trucks releasing their prized recreational cargo at hundreds of lakes and streams throughout the state. Fish stocking is a valuable tool used by fisheries managers to restore, enhance and

tags: Fishing, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that a new fishing license season begins Friday, April 1, which coincides with the new regulation cycle. All 2015 fishing licenses are good through Thursday, March 31. Anglers have five options to choose from when making their purchase. All fishing licenses are good for all

tags: Fishing, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Three months ago, Chicago made maritime history when Lake Michigan was chosen as the first freshwater venue to host America's Cup racing in the event's 165-year history. Tickets for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Chicago race are now on sale. Sailing fans can buy their tickets here:

tags: America's Cup World Series, Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show is back! "Tradition." It's more than word. Tradition has been a part of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show since 1941, and will be felt more than ever during this year's 75th Anniversary. For 5 days in March, everything outdoors will be celebrated indoors once again. As always, there

tags: Boat Show, Events, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Looking for a gift that’s always the perfect color, fit and value for everyone on your shopping list? This holiday season, give the gift of lifelong memories with Michigan DNR gift cards and e-gift cards that can be used at state parks, campgrounds and harbors. Both physical gift cards and e-gift cards provide a simple,

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Lake Michigan

Thursday, July 17, 2014

50th Annual Port Fish day in Port Washington, Wisconsin The next celebration promises more of the excitement, entertainment and family fun on the third Saturday in July. But the day-long celebration is more than just fun, games and food. Fish Day has been the financial lifeline for nine civic organizations that run the fish and

tags: Events, Lake Michigan