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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Many would argue that this summer has provided the best fishing conditions we’ve seen in several years in many areas of the Great Lakes. Of course, conditions vary from day to day and one location to another, but, I have to admit, we at LakeOntarioUnited.com, LakeErieUnited.com, and GreatLakesFisherman.com have seen more

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Thursday, August 30, 2018

HCB Center Console Yachts™ launched the new HCByachts.com to not only reflect the brand’s distinct personality, but to further develop the new product segment it created; the Center Console Yacht. HCB announced the segment descriptor earlier this year at the Miami International Boat Show, when it completed its rebrand and

tags: Company Expansions, Great Lakes

Friday, August 3, 2018

Brenda Carter is the state's newest state fish record holder but the lifelong angler is finding the honor a tad bittersweet: she broke the catch and release record for pumpkinseed set a year ago by her daughter, Erika Carter. "You never plan to catch something that big," she says. "It's a gift. "That record was not something that

tags: Awards, Fishing, Great Lakes, Women in Boating

Thursday, July 26, 2018

This is a reproduction of an article by Laura Johnston of Rock The Lake. See the original article here. Want to know what the water — or weather — is like on a Great Lake? Text a buoy, and it’ll immediately text you back with: Wind speed Water temperature Air temperature Wave height And more You can find a list

by: Laura Johnston, RocktheLake

tags: Electronics, Great Lakes, Navigation, Software & Apps

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

It truly is great to hear the abundant fishing reports coming in from all across the Great Lakes. 2018 will be a year to remember, mark my words. It seems no matter who I talk to and no matter where they are fishing, fishing is great. There is simply nothing more, as fishermen, that we can ask for than just that. Lake Ontario Fishing

by: Captain Rob Westcott, Legacy Sportfishing

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A national exhibit on water is likely to create waves of interest across Michigan now through spring 2019. The Smithsonian’s Water/Ways exhibit, highlighting ways that water intersects with our environment, history, economy and culture, will make stops in six communities. The Michigan Water Heritage Project will travel with

tags: Environmental Impact, Great Lakes, History

Thursday, June 28, 2018

New York Sea Grant is partnering with the Pennsylvania and Lake Champlain Sea Grant programs and New York State Parks to remind dog owners to enjoy the water this summer, but remember to stay smart, safe, and informed about algal blooms and their impact on people and pets. “Harmful algal blooms, also known as HABs, are dense

tags: Safety, Dept of Natural Resources, Great Lakes, Kids & Pets, Lake Ontario

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Whether you are new to boating or an old salt, you will enjoy the new boating triva game called Capt’n Pike’s Cruising North America. Pike’s Cruising North America is a fun, entertaining, and educational board game with a nautical theme. Do you know how many lighthouses surround Lake Michigan? Or where Angel’s

tags: Great Lakes, Lifestyle

Friday, May 25, 2018

Visit www.acbs.org throughout the season for event updates. June 2: Spring Lake, MI 15th Annual Spring Lake Wooden Boat Show at Mill Point Park. In-water and park setting displays. Ramp on site. Featuring a huge display of antique outboard motors, by the Wolverine Chapter of the AOMC. Contact: Mark Miller (616) 402-3489 or

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Great Lakes

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A journey of discovery on the water begins with one step; buying the most specific, comprehensive, and current guidebook. Waterway Guide Media, LLC announces the release of two newly updated editions of the Waterway Guide: Northern 2018 and Great Lakes 2018. Updated annually, Waterway Guide Great Lakes 2018 edition is the

tags: Books & Charts, Great Lakes