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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

LAKES SUPERIOR, MICHIGAN, and HURON Lake St. Clair The primary target for ice anglers on Lake St Clair is yellow perch. Most of the effort is focused on the northern part of the lake in Anchor Bay. The bay provides some protection from the wind, so generally has the most consistent ice formation - although ice conditions can vary

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Great Lakes

Friday, January 1, 2021

For boaters in the Great Lakes region, there are two seasons: boating season and not-yet-boating season. Whether your boat is floating on the water or hibernating under shrinkwrap, she’s a major commitment that needs your tender loving care year-round. The memories she’ll bring are priceless. January: Think about summer

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Winterization, Great Lakes

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

An all-encompassing report on recreational boating activity in the U.S. is giving the U.S. Coast Guard, policymakers and the boating community the ability to shape smart boating safety policy into the future. Issued last week by the Coast Guard, The National Recreational Boating Safety Survey (NRBSS) looks at boating participation

tags: Great Lakes

Sunday, December 20, 2020

Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is advising boaters with vessels that have a U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Documentation to be wary of any letter arriving by U.S. mail offering renewal. BoatUS advises that while the Coast Guard does send official annual renewal notices by U.S. mail, other notices being

tags: Education, Great Lakes

Saturday, November 7, 2020

2020 has been an interesting year, to say the least, but it has also been exciting for anglers! The Great Lakes’ state’s wildlife resource departments have been working diligently to ensure the future of our hatcheries and fisheries. Join me in celebrating their hard work! ~ Savannah, Editor LAKES SUPERIOR, MICHIGAN, and

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes, Dept of Natural Resources

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The Coast Guard is reminding mariners and outdoors enthusiasts of the dangers presented by cold weather as temperatures drop in the Great Lakes region. Cold air and freezing water temperatures significantly decrease survival time for persons immersed in the water or exposed to the elements. Units throughout the Coast Guard Ninth

tags: Safety, Great Lakes

Thursday, October 22, 2020

This year the Alliance for the Great Lakes celebrates its 50th anniversary. From a tiny but influential startup called the Lake Michigan Federation, the Alliance for the Great Lakes has grown into a leading voice for the protection of the Great Lakes and for all the ways that people and wildlife are dependent on them. The Great Lakes

by: Joel Brammeier President & CEO, Alliance for the Great Lakes

tags: Environmental Impact, Great Lakes

Sunday, October 4, 2020

MarineMax recently announced the acquisition of SkipperBud's and its affiliate, Silver Seas, deepening the North-South-West connection for both organizations and their customers. SkipperBud’s was founded over 60 years ago with the realization that the growth and success of the company depended on its team members. Under

tags: Company Expansion, Great Lakes, Brokerage

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Marine Travelift is welcoming a big player in the marine industry as the newest distributor in our global dealer network, Great Lakes Power Service. Headquartered in Mentor, Ohio, Great Lakes Power specializes in the distribution, service repairs, maintenance, rebuilt exchange and remanufacturing of products for the marine and

tags: Great Lakes, Company Expansion

Saturday, September 26, 2020

The Great Lakes are massive and awe inspiring. But they are also at risk from issues like invasive species, plastic pollution, and toxic algal blooms if we do not take care of them. Boaters are deeply connected to the Great Lakes and are at the front lines of their protection. Each year, tens of thousands of volunteers and advocates

tags: Great Lakes, Charity, Environmental Impact

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