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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

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Some of my fondest memories growing up were the many perch and walleye fishing trips with my Father Jim and Uncle Jerry in western Lake Erie. We would head out either Cooley canal or Cullen Park depending upon the weather, wind direction, and where the fish were hitting. The vastness of Lake Erie on a small boy makes a great

tags: Lake Erie

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

Monday, August 4, 2014

From the Office of the Mayor of Toledo: Effective immediately, customers of the City of Toledo Public Water system may now safely drink tap water. Consistent test results have shown microcystin no longer exceeds the recommended drinking water warning of 1 microgram per liter standard set by the World Health Organization in testing

tags: Lake Erie

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

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Rock & Dock at North Coast Harbor Transient Marina Lures Boaters to Downtown Cleveland July 14, 2014 (Cleveland, OH) - Rock & Dock at North Coast Harbor Transient Marina has opened in Downtown Cleveland as downtown’s newest addition has 53 dock slips that can accommodate boats with a minimum length of 26 feet. Boaters

by: Terri Ford

tags: Events, Lake Erie

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

by: Toledo Beach Marina

tags: Events, Lake Erie

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Lighthouses are definitely in the spotlight at the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay where “The Lighthouse Show” is currently on exhibit. This extraordinary collection of paintings featuring Door County’s many historic lighthouses is now on display in the Museum’s Reddin Bridge Room. The show will

by: Door County Maritime Museum

tags: Events, History, Lake Michigan