Saturday, September 26, 2020The 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
Tuesday, September 22, 2020In a typical season, yellow perch net more than their share of attention from Great Lakes anglers about this time of year. The popular panfish school up to feed as waters cool and when fishermen find the concentrations, the perch are pushovers for shiners dropped among the bottom-hugging school. Among fish and man, 2020 has been
Sunday, September 20, 2020Voters like you can make sure that the Great Lakes and clean water are part of the election-year conversation. Right now, we have an opportunity to encourage candidates to stand up for the Great Lakes and hold them accountable once elected. To help you get involved this election season, we’ve developed a new toolkit – The
Saturday, September 5, 2020Summer on the Great Lakes is beautiful, and boaters have been spending every second they can on the water. That means that summer on the Great Lakes has also been busy for the United States Coast Guard, as they work to ensure boaters remain safe. As of late July, there have been more than 1,700 search and rescue cases, 130 more than
Wednesday, September 2, 2020Please remember to practice social distancing when fishing, including remaining six feet away from other anglers. If you arrive at a fishing area that is congested, please consider finding another area to fish. Lake Superior The beginning of September marks what Michigan anglers have been very familiar with for the past 55 years -
Saturday, August 15, 20202020 has seen struggles of historic proportions, especially for museums. A recent survey conducted by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) suggests up to one-third of U.S. museums may not survive the year. This chilling statistic is one of many driving factors behind the National Museum of the Great Lakes (NMGL) upcoming virtual
Thursday, July 30, 2020One of the best ways for families to enjoy boating is by “keeping it fun.” “Fun” means Family, Unity, New (and Exciting). Let me explain! At two different boat shows, I put up a flip chart and asked women the following question: If they could change one thing about boating with their guy, what would it be?
Friday, July 10, 2020The National Museum of the Great Lakes is proud to announce the launch of their Luck of the Lakes raffle—a mission-based fundraiser providing one lucky winner and up to 5 friends the trip of a lifetime on an Interlake Steamship Company freighter in the 2021 sailing season or the option of $10,000. “This is an experience
Thursday, July 2, 2020Please remember to practice social distancing when fishing, including remaining six feet away from other anglers. If you arrive at a fishing area that is congested, please consider finding another area to fish. Lake Superior Summer fishing on Lake Superior can present successful fishing trips for anglers using a variety of tactics.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020WHAT: National Museum of the Great Lakes Reopening to Public WHEN: Beginning June, 10, 2020; Mon.-Sat.: 10am-5pm; Sun.: 12pm-5pm WHERE: National Museum of the Great Lakes - 1701 Front St., Toledo, OH 43605 Additional Details: The National Museum of the Great Lakes will re-open its doors to members and visitors beginning tomorrow