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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, is starting the new year with unbeatable deals on HDS Carbon fishfinder/chartplotters. Running from January 1 through April 30, 2018, the Lowrance HDS Ultimate Upgrade offers the biggest savings ever, including up to $500 off select HDS Carbon displays.

tags: Electronics, Promotions & Giveaways

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Office of Great Waters is inviting entries for its 10th annual photo contest and writing project. Send us your best photos, poetry or prose showcasing Lake Michigan, Lake Superior or the Mississippi River. Contest submissions will be accepted through February 1, 2018. Photos from all seasons are needed and will be accepted

tags: Lake Superior, Promotions & Giveaways

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Each winter, the Door County Maritime Museum hosts a wooden boatbuilding class. At the end of the class, tickets are sold throughout the summer for a raffle drawing to win the newly constructed handmade masterpiece. Along with the grand prize of the completed wooden boat, more than fifty additional prizes are typically available. The

tags: Canoes & Kayaks, Education, History, Lake Michigan, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, December 1, 2017

Jerry Carducci’s book “Crystal Bay” gives us a thrill and some insight as to how these sharks could get to the shores of Lake Erie and the Detroit River. "Crystal Bay" tells the story of a pregnant female bull shark which, as her dying gift as a mother, gives birth to a pack of 12 live bull shark pups within the

tags: Books & Charts, Promotions & Giveaways

Monday, August 22, 2016

Rich and Nancy Kapellen of Sheboygan not only were the People’s Choice Award winner for the best sailboat but claimed Best of Show honors with their 17-foot Penobscot 17 at the Door County Maritime Museum Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Aug. 12 & 13 in Sturgeon Bay. Other class winners in the People’s Choice voting

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Promotions & Giveaways