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Friday, August 2, 2019

Oasis Marinas, a marina management company, announces that the firm has been awarded the lease for Spitzer Lakeside Marina in Lorain, Ohio. This will be the company’s 25th marina under management and first in the Great Lakes. The marina will be rebranded to Oasis Marinas at Port Lorain in 2020 when Oasis Marinas officially has

tags: Lake Erie, Company Expansions, Great Lakes

Thursday, July 4, 2019

There’s nothing quite like summertime fishing on the Great Lakes! Now that the warm weather has finally arrived, boaters are getting out on the water to test out new equipment and techniques, as well as put favorite tactics to use. Anglers across all five lakes are itching to take advantage of the hot spring and summer days that

by: Chad Lapa

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Committed to small-ship cruising on the North American and Canadian coasts, Victory Cruise Lines is highlighting its first two itineraries since joining the American Queen Steamboat Company. Operated by the leader in U.S. river cruising, the 202-guest M/V Victory I and M/V Victory II cruises traverse all five Great Lakes plus Canadian

tags: Travel, Great Lakes

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

In December 2018, Great Lakes Boats and Brokerage, LLC, located in Mentor, Ohio, teamed up with Michigan-based Great Lakes Yacht Brokers in a move aimed at providing vessel buyers and sellers from the “thumb” of Michigan to Niagara Falls to the Ohio River with the best options in terms of pleasure boat selection, prices,

tags: Company Expansions, Great Lakes, Used Boats, Brokerage

Monday, May 13, 2019

Visit www.acbs.org throughout the season for event updates. June 1: Spring Lake, MI 16th annual Spring Lake Wooden Boat Show at Mill Point Park. In-water and Park setting displays. Ramp on site. Featured boats this year are the ‘lapstrake’ style (also known as clinker built) from all manufacturers, both wood and

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

Monday, May 6, 2019

This is an exciting time of year for fishing enthusiasts, as the chance to get out on the open water is approaching! Watching the winter weather continue for weeks and months, it can seem like the warmer weather will never arrive. Just because we can’t always get out and fish during that time of year, it doesn’t mean that

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The term “glass ceiling” may be commonly used these days. But as another boating season kicks off on on the nation’s lake and rivers, perhaps women breaking through the “BASS CEILING” should be the better message. So says Stephanie Vatalaro, vice president of the Recreational Boating and Fishing

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Great Lakes, Kids & Pets, Women in Boating, Canada, Coupons & Discounts, Fishing

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Mary McKSchmidt’s second book, “Uncharted Waters: Romance, Adventure, and Advocacy on the Great Lakes,” offers valuable lessons about creating balance in your life, finding and following your passion and standing up for what you believe in. It also taught me not to judge a book by its cover. We all know that adage,

by: Amber Stark

tags: Women in Boating, Books & Charts, Great Lakes, Sailing

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

“I’m always looking to tell a good story,” says filmmaker Carrie LeZotte from her workspace in Detroit’s New Center district. LeZotte is cofounder of the nonprofit film production company One of Us Films. For more than 25 years, she’s devoted her film production skills mainly to educational and

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Racing, Sailing, Women in Boating, Great Lakes

Monday, March 4, 2019

As this article is being written, the cold weather is upon us and we are really looking forward to spring. Those interested in ice fishing are likely finding chances to get out on the ice, and those who prefer spring, summer, and fall fishing are likely using this time to prepare equipment for the coming year, as well as attend the

tags: Great Lakes, Fishing