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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

After receiving multiple tips from local anglers about possible over-fishing on Gladwin County’s Lake Lancer, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers spoke with the suspected man twice in one day while he was at the lake. The second contact of the day led to a voluntary search of the 67-year-old Gladwin

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Law & Politics

Monday, September 2, 2019

Take two charming towns connected by one stunning stretch of Lake Michigan and the combination just begs for you to “coast for a while.” We bring you Manitowoc and Two Rivers, where things to do are as plentiful as water. Located 60 minutes north of Milwaukee and 30 minutes south of Green Bay, centrally on the west coast

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Monday, September 2, 2019

When boating season starts to wind down, most Great Lakes boaters begin the process of winterizing their boat. Whether they have to prepare the boat for winter storage or for the long trek down south if they are fortunate enough to be “snow birds”, the boat needs to be properly maintained. The mental checklist begins with

by: Megan Meisler, Co-Owner of Loadmaster Trailer Co. Ltd.

tags: Hauling, Service & Repair, Trailers, Travel, Winterization

Monday, September 2, 2019

Harris Pontoons has officially announced that it will offer the Mercury Marine 450R outboard engine on its Grand Mariner and Crowne models effective immediately. In addition, both models will now offer Nautic-On as an option in addition to 7” and 9” screens (Simrad GO7 and GO9 series), an upgrade from the current 5”

tags: Company Expansions, New Boat Models

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Visitors to the Keweenaw, whether by air, car, bike, foot, or boat, don’t come by accident. Located hundreds of miles from the nearest interstate, the region is known for its abundant natural beauty, copper mining legacy, spectacular waterways, and vibrant fall colors. For those who make the trek, their journey is rewarded with

by: Brad Barnett, Keweenaw Convention & Visitors Bureau

tags: Destination

Sunday, September 1, 2019

If you haven’t been to Manistee County lately, then you have never been to Manistee County! Three harbors and their harbor towns share the 25-mile Lake Michigan shoreline with knock-your-socks-off pristine natural beauty, a shared history of lumbering and shipping, and each offers unique and memorable experiences. The city of

by: Maralee Cook, c/o Manistee County Visitors Bureau

tags: Destination

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Where can you watch the sunrise on the beach, eat breakfast at a friendly cafe, catch one of Michigan's Top Ten Farmers Markets, enjoy live music, have lunch at a local diner, visit the local history center, walk the breakwall, go fishing, kayaking, or paddleboarding, charter a boat to the Reef Lighthouse, enjoy dinner at another

tags: Destination

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Everything about this historic, walkable village says Americana: 1800s homes adorned with signs marking their year of construction, white picket fences with bunting and patriotic flags running along the sidewalk in front of art galleries and antique stores, and al fresco dining under shaded trees and harborside decks. It’s no

tags: Destination

Sunday, September 1, 2019

The city of Algonac and surrounding Clay Township are located 40 miles northeast of Detroit and 20 miles south of Port Huron. Both are located along the banks of the St. Clair River, which has a four mile per hour current, a depth of forty to fifty feet in most places, and in some locations a depth close to ninety feet. Established in

tags: Destination

Friday, August 30, 2019

This 38’ in length, 11’ 6” beam contender continues Formula’s open-bow, full-cabin dayboat legacy without compromising full-width deck space and complete belowdecks accommodation. No other competitor in its class can boast both a full single-level deck as well as sleeping for four with a cabin galley and sink,

tags: New Boat Models