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Friday, October 9, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a virtual public meeting to engage with stakeholders and discuss options for maintaining and improving the Green Bay and Lake Michigan smallmouth bass fishery. This virtual meeting will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Members of the public can access the

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Michigan

Monday, September 28, 2020

Established in 2018, West Michigan Yacht Sales serves the Great Lakes region with new boat and brokerage sales, as well as outboard service. As an authorized dealer for BRIG Rigid Inflatable Boats ranging in size from 9-34 feet, WMYS has experienced significant growth in the last 2-1/2 years. “Our customers truly appreciate the

tags: Inflatable Boats, Lake Michigan, Company Expansions

Monday, September 14, 2020

Kenosha is the name of the county that’s located in the far southeast corner of the state. It’s also the name of the county seat—the City of Kenosha. The county stretches from the scenic Lake Michigan shore to the rural countryside. Among Kenosha's most attractive features is Lake Michigan, with nearly 90 percent

by: Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

tags: Lake Michigan, Destination

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Great Lakes Sailing Co. is proud to announce they have received the “2020 Dealer of the Year” award from Jeanneau America. Jeanneau is the best-selling brand of cruising sailboats in North America. “Jeanneau has been a great partner to work with and has been instrumental in increasing our new yacht sales, growing

tags: Sailing, Awards, Charters, Dealerships, Fractional Boat Ownership, Lake Michigan, Lake St.Clair

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Port Washington, Wisconsin, your destination marina on the western shores of Lake Michigan! Stay, eat, and play! This is a quaint little town with a whole lot to see and do, including over 20 bars and restaurants all within walking distance of the marina. Many gift, clothing, and candy shops are nearby, as well as museums to pique

tags: Air Purification, Destination, Lake Michigan, Marina

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Due to high water levels on Lake Michigan, accessibility limitations, and COVID-19 and social distancing concerns, Rock Island State Park will be closed for the remainder of the year. The Washington Island Ferry Line had suspended trips to and from Rock Island State Park earlier this year and have extended that suspension through the

tags: COVID-19, Dept of Natural Resources, Lake Michigan, Travel

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

In the Summer Issue 2019 last year, I wrote about the high water levels throughout the Great Lakes region. Unfortunately, the water never lowered over the fall and winter like it normally does, and with the heavy spring rains, the big lake levels have broken the all-time highs each month this year! Combine the COVID-19 lockdown in

by: Captain Dennis Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Lake Michigan, Lifestyle

Monday, June 29, 2020

Lower Michigan’s ‘Mitten Tip,’ where the waters of lakes Huron and Michigan swirl in the Straits of Mackinac, now has professional 24-hour on-water assistance available to recreational boaters. The newly opened TowBoatUS Mackinaw City is the 12th TowBoatUS location for owner Richard Lenardson, who began his company

tags: Boat Club, Company Expansions, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Towing

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Manitowoc Marina is thrilled to announce their exclusive representation of Baltic Yachts on the Great Lakes, in close partnership with Rodgers Yacht Sales of Connecticut. Baltic Yachts of Finland has entered into the new partnership to represent their impressive line of high-performance yachts across the United States. With the

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Grab your friends and family, slip on the shades, and steer the boat to Door County. Surrounded by water, this 70-mile long peninsula juts into Lake Michigan along Wisconsin’s eastern coast and combines natural beauty and outdoor recreation with acclaimed performing arts, renowned galleries and shops, scrumptious local cuisine,

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan, Travel


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