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Friday, May 11, 2018

Whether going on vacation or as part of the boat testing I do for fishing magazines, a couple of times each year I equip a boat for temporary saltwater angling. It may be the family boat, a pleasure craft designed for use in freshwater, a freshwater fishing boat, or a watercraft designed for use in saltwater but a stock model that has

by: Dan Armitage, Buckeye Sportsman Radio

tags: Beyond the Lakes, East Coast, Fishing, South Coast, Travel, West Coast

Monday, May 7, 2018

Bee + Hive, a not-for-profit sustainable tourism association based in Canada, unites hotels, restaurants and parks that embrace sustainable practices and experiences. The association continues to expand around the world and has announced the addition of Little St. Simons Island in Georgia to its roster. Additional members are Sal

tags: Beyond the Lakes, East Coast, Environmental Impact, Travel

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

For Captain Jeff Lorass, a 1985 Mound Westonka High School graduate, his path in life took him from Minnesota to Florida for a career in service-related work and family. Now he’s back to Lake Minnetonka as the new owner of the 24-hour on water towing service TowBoatUS Lake Minnetonka. Joining him in the family-run business are

tags: Company Expansions, Inland Boating, Lake Superior, Towing

Friday, March 30, 2018

Every boater knows the call of Annapolis; home to the blue crab, skipjack, and some of the best cruising in the boating world. Considered one of the most beautiful towns in America with its cobblestone streets, Chesapeake Bay vistas, and historic landmarks, there is nothing like a weekend at a boat show while also experiencing the

tags: East Coast, Education, Sailing

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

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Waterway Guide Media has formed a strategic partnership with two iconic boat brands. Ranger Tugs and Cutwater Boats are working with Waterway Guide to make their Midwest and East Coast customers’ experiences even better. New owners of Ranger Tugs or Cutwater Boats, sold in the Midwest and on the East Coast, will have their

tags: Books & Charts, Coupons & Discounts, East Coast, Great Lakes

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Navionics, the leader in content and location-based services for the recreational boating market, is partnering with fellow industry leaders and the South Florida boating community to remap marine and inland waterways impacted by Hurricane Irma. When the hurricane passed through the area September 10, 2017 some marine resources were

tags: Books & Charts, South Coast

Monday, December 11, 2017

The premier in-water luxury yacht exhibition during Miami's annual boat show week each February has received a new name and look. Formerly Yachts Miami Beach, the annual event is being rebranded as the Miami Yacht Show on Collins Avenue. Set to take place from February 15-19 in Miami Beach along Collins Avenue across from the

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Monday, November 27, 2017

Michigan’s first look at new 2018 boat designs, technology, and styling will be in early January at the Lansing Boat Show in Downtown Lansing. Celebrating its 20th year, the Boat Show offers boating enthusiasts a nice break from the winter weather with over 40 manufacturers represented by up to 10 Michigan boat dealers.

tags: Boat Show, Inland Boating, Lake St. Clair

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), the nation’s largest advocacy, services and safety group for recreational boaters, estimates that more than 63,000 recreational boats were damaged or destroyed as a result of both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, with a combined dollar damage estimate of $655 million

tags: Environmental Impact, Insurance, Salvage, South Coast