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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Lake life on Minnetonka means year round active fun. The summer is filled with boating, fishing, water sports, grilling, swimming, while winter brings ice fishing, skating, iceboating, snowmobiling and lots more. Lake Minnetonka is defined as friendly sophistication. Over 110 miles of shoreline welcome visitors with unique street

tags: Destination, Inland Boating, Lake Superior

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Lake life on Minnetonka means year round active fun. The summer is filled with boating, fishing, water sports, grilling, swimming, while winter brings ice fishing, skating, iceboating, snowmobiling and lots more. Lake Minnetonka is defined as friendly sophistication. Over 110 miles of shoreline welcome visitors with unique street

tags: Destination, Inland Boating, Lake Superior

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

For Captain Jeff Lorass, a 1985 Mound Westonka High School graduate, his path in life took him from Minnesota to Florida for a career in service-related work and family. Now he’s back to Lake Minnetonka as the new owner of the 24-hour on water towing service TowBoatUS Lake Minnetonka. Joining him in the family-run business are

tags: Company Expansions, Inland Boating, Lake Superior, Towing

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials announced the 2018 sturgeon harvest season on Black Lake - in the northern tip of the Lower Peninsula - ended after two and a half hours Saturday, Feb. 3, with seven fish being harvested. The fishing season, which included spearing or hook-and-line fishing, was scheduled to run Feb.

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Inland Boating, Lake Huron

Monday, November 27, 2017

Michigan’s first look at new 2018 boat designs, technology, and styling will be in early January at the Lansing Boat Show in Downtown Lansing. Celebrating its 20th year, the Boat Show offers boating enthusiasts a nice break from the winter weather with over 40 manufacturers represented by up to 10 Michigan boat dealers.

tags: Boat Show, Inland Boating, Lake St. Clair

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The 35z utilizes MJM’s unique pre-preg epoxy composite construction for a stronger, lighter, longer-lasting hull. As the Soundings technical editor commented, “Those MJMs are built like the Boeing Dreamliner, they’ll last 100 years!” This Eco-Smart™ boat will deliver performance, efficiency, and

tags: Hull, Inland Boating

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Wawasee Boat Company of Syracuse, Indiana, one of Indiana’s largest marinas, is now an official authorized representative for the Hacker-Craft brand. Wawasee Boat Company, founded in 1929, is located on a 25 acre campus on the north shore of Lake Wawasee, Indiana's largest natural lake. Since becoming an authorized

tags: Inland Boating, New Boat Models

Monday, July 25, 2016

CarbonTV has introduced a live webcam from the Show Pond at the Department of Natural Resources' Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center. The Wolf Lake Fish Cam offers a real-time, round-the-clock view of Chinook salmon, steelhead trout, northern pike, northern muskellunge, walleye, largemouth bass, a variety of sunfish and two

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Inland Boating

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership recently launched a program to help lakefront homeowners understand best practices to protect their shoreland and inland lakes. The new Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program will recognize inland lake property owners who are using healthy property management practices to protect their inland

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Destination, Inland Boating

Friday, July 8, 2016

The Nautical Mile in St. Clair Shores is the place to be for fun Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15-17, as the St. Clair Shores AquaFest Event returns to this legendary mile-long stretch of coastal businesses, restaurants, marinas, outfitters and shops. The 2016 St. Clair Shores AquaFest on the Nautical Mile features more

tags: Events, Inland Boating