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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

The Detroit Boat Show turns the Motor City into the Boater City February 16-24 at Cobo Center. The show, like the boating industry, is growing again this year, covering 500,000 square feet with everything boating. After another successful boating season in Michigan, exhibitors vie for the few remaining spaces available.

tags: Lake Erie, Lake St Clair, Boat Show

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

KAM Yacht Sales offers a wide variety of yachts and fishing boats for sale. Our licensed brokers work in Michigan and Florida to buy boats, and sell all models and sizes. Give us a call to quote a new boat for you, and for your trade. To best serve you, we have two locations in Detroit: KAM Marine and KAM Marine Jefferson. Both

tags: Lake Erie, New Boat Models, Service & Repair, Dealerships

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently released the Ohio Coastal Atlas Third Edition, a 14-by-10-inch document that illustrates and discusses many of the historical, cultural, physical and natural resources of Ohio’s Lake Erie coastal region. The 267-page Ohio Coastal Atlas is an informative and easy-to-use

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Lake Erie, Books & Charts

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

From Lake St. Clair’s riotous summer boat party ‘Jobbie Nooner’ and world-class game fishing year-round to the colorful light show on Lake Erie during Lake Erie Metropark’s family-friendly fireworks, the metro Detroit region is teeming with water-based activities and events avid boaters will love. And the

tags: Lake Erie, Destination

Friday, January 25, 2019

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie

tags: Lake Erie, Law & Politics, Environmental Impact

Friday, January 18, 2019

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Erie, Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Nestled at the top of Lake Superior, a group of islands are waiting to be discovered. But first, how do you promote an activity on Superior waters when the biggest story in the last half-century was the sinking of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald? Where do you begin when a lake like Superior has many moods? How do you navigate planning in

tags: Lake Superior, Destination

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

North America’s largest indoor boat show is back January 18 to 27, 2019 at Enercare Centre in Toronto, and Pride Marine Group - a division of Canada’s largest boat dealer and show sponsor - will host the biggest marina display. Featuring models from eight brands, including the debut of two new brand releases: Princess

tags: Canada, Lake Ontario, New Boat Models, Boat Show

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Fishing is the number one use of a boat. Indeed, surveys show up to 70 percent of all recreational boats are used to fish at least some of the time. It’s why there will be a myriad of fishing models at winter boat shows this year, like at the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show this weekend (January 17-21). But for angling lovers

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Environmental Impact

Friday, January 11, 2019

Located two hours north of Chicago and three hours west of Detroit, lies the quaint towns of Saugatuck and Douglas, nestled along the Lake Michigan shoreline. For over a century, visitors have come from near and far to visit Saugatuck/Douglas with it’s stunning natural beauty and vibrant arts culture, and to tour local shops,

tags: Lake Michigan, Destination