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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

It truly is great to hear the abundant fishing reports coming in from all across the Great Lakes. 2018 will be a year to remember, mark my words. It seems no matter who I talk to and no matter where they are fishing, fishing is great. There is simply nothing more, as fishermen, that we can ask for than just that. Lake Ontario Fishing

by: Captain Rob Westcott, Legacy Sportfishing

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A national exhibit on water is likely to create waves of interest across Michigan now through spring 2019. The Smithsonian’s Water/Ways exhibit, highlighting ways that water intersects with our environment, history, economy and culture, will make stops in six communities. The Michigan Water Heritage Project will travel with

tags: Environmental Impact, Great Lakes, History

Thursday, June 28, 2018

New York Sea Grant is partnering with the Pennsylvania and Lake Champlain Sea Grant programs and New York State Parks to remind dog owners to enjoy the water this summer, but remember to stay smart, safe, and informed about algal blooms and their impact on people and pets. “Harmful algal blooms, also known as HABs, are dense

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Great Lakes, Kids & Pets, Lake Ontario, Safety

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Whether you are new to boating or an old salt, you will enjoy the new boating triva game called Capt’n Pike’s Cruising North America. Pike’s Cruising North America is a fun, entertaining, and educational board game with a nautical theme. Do you know how many lighthouses surround Lake Michigan? Or where Angel’s

tags: Great Lakes, Lifestyle

Friday, May 25, 2018

Visit www.acbs.org throughout the season for event updates. June 2: Spring Lake, MI 15th Annual Spring Lake Wooden Boat Show at Mill Point Park. In-water and park setting displays. Ramp on site. Featuring a huge display of antique outboard motors, by the Wolverine Chapter of the AOMC. Contact: Mark Miller (616) 402-3489 or

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Great Lakes

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A journey of discovery on the water begins with one step; buying the most specific, comprehensive, and current guidebook. Waterway Guide Media, LLC announces the release of two newly updated editions of the Waterway Guide: Northern 2018 and Great Lakes 2018. Updated annually, Waterway Guide Great Lakes 2018 edition is the

tags: Books & Charts, Great Lakes

Friday, April 20, 2018

The 2018 Lake Ontario Offshore Racing Guide is now available in hard copy and online at our website loor.ca. Distributed to most yacht clubs, marinas and chandleries surrounding Lake Ontario, the 2018 edition provides sailors – both racers and cruisers – with a variety of articles and resources on numerous nautical

tags: Great Lakes, Lake Ontario, Sailing

Thursday, April 19, 2018

State and private universities partner on critical research to benefit NY Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region The Great Lakes Research Consortium of 18 colleges and universities in New York State has published its 2018 report, showcasing innovative research conducted by faculty and students at member institutions. The 16-page

tags: Education, Environmental Impact, Great Lakes

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, February 7, 2018

Communities across the Great Lakes region continue to grapple with crumbling drinking water and wastewater infrastructure—according to the U.S. EPA, a staggering $180 billion over the next 20 years is needed in improvements, upgrades and repairs in the eight-state region of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan,

tags: Environmental Impact, Great Lakes