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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Over 3 acres full of show stopping features, special attractions & hundreds of exhibits of boats, fishing, outdoor accessories and recreational power products. The Hamilton Boat, Fishing and Outdoor Show is one of the premier regional boat, fishing and outdoor shows in Canada. Come get inspired, get informed, be entertained and

tags: Boat Show, Canada, Lake Ontario

Friday, February 22, 2019

Nicole Hartshorn – The River Gal – has been featured in “Thousand Island Life Magazine” and “Sea Ray Living”. Nicole is also the author of “River Entertaining: Food and Drink Ideas for Boaters in the Thousand Islands”, published by Friesen Press. There is nothing better in the world

by: Nicole Hartshorn

tags: Recipes

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Back Cove Yachts introduced the brand new 34O – the ‘O’ is for ‘outboard’ – at the 2018 Newport Boat Show, powered by a pair of all white Yamaha 300’s (optional 350 hp Yamahas or Suzukis), and the result was the award for “Best New Powerboat under 35 feet”. Previously best known

tags: Dealerships, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, New Boat Models

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Fiona Sims writes about food, drink and travel for many publications from “The Times (of London)” to “Food & Travel,” and “Decanter.” She is the author of four books, including “The Boat Cookbook,” and her most recent, “The Boat Drinks Book,” both published by Bloomsbury

by: Fiona Sims, www.the2fionas.com

tags: Recipes

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it has distributed over $600,000 to families impacted by the partial government shutdown that ended January 25. Coast Guard families across the country – from Alaska to

tags: Charity, Law & Politics

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

West Marine, the world’s largest premier boating supply retailer, has hired retail executive Ken Seipel as CEO. Seipel is an experienced leader with a strong track record helping grow privately held retail companies, as well as Fortune 500 brands. He was most recently CEO of Gabe’s and prior to that held executive

tags: Employment News

Monday, February 18, 2019

One of Canada’s best beach towns is offering more watersports and outdoor activities than ever before, right on the pristine shores of Lake Huron. Located in the lakeside community of Lambton Shores, the village of Grand Bend brims with happy sun-seekers in warmer months and is anchored by its main beach – Grand Bend

by: Emily Baillie

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Friday, February 15, 2019

The first couple months of the year are down time for most Great Lakes anglers who fish from boats – for obvious reasons. This time of year the closest we can get to participating in our passion is attending winter boat and sport shows and living the catching vicariously through presenters of fishing seminars, standing atop the

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Service & Repair, Boating 101, Fishing

Friday, February 15, 2019

If you’re planning to fish for yellow perch this spring, keep in mind that there’s a new daily possession limit – 25 fish, reduced from 50 – starting April 1 on nearly all state waters. Exceptions include: Lake Erie, which will retain a 50-fish daily limit. Lake Gogebic in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties,

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

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Even after a thorough washing, metal can look dingy. Metal Polish from Iosso Products cleans, polishes and protects stainless steel, chrome, aluminum, brass, bronze, copper and precious metals. Metal Polish is simple to use. Rubbed on with a soft cloth, it's buffed-off by hand or with an electric buffer, easily removing oxidation,

tags: Cleaners, Service & Repair