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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Clemons Boats is a ‘Boating Industry Top 100’ dealer, still family owned and operated, and in into the 4th generation of ownership. We have been in business for 53 years, and we look forward to the next 53 years of serving our wonderful customers and community. Our longevity and stability have enabled us to have the most

by: Jason Clemons, 4th Generation Owner

tags: Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Monday, October 14, 2019

Where can you watch the sunrise on the beach, eat breakfast at a friendly cafe, catch one of Michigan's Top Ten Farmers Markets, enjoy live music, have lunch at a local diner, visit the local history center, walk the breakwall, go fishing, kayaking, or paddleboarding, charter a boat to the Reef Lighthouse, enjoy dinner at another

tags: Destination, Lake Huron

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Six non-resident anglers were recently convicted of over-bagging on Lake Erie walleye and sentenced in Ashtabula Municipal Court according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. A surveillance operation coordinated by the Division of Wildlife in July revealed suspicious activity involving walleye

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

If you haven’t been to Manistee County lately, then you have never been to Manistee County! Three harbors and their harbor towns share the 25-mile Lake Michigan shoreline with knock-your-socks-off pristine natural beauty, a shared history of lumbering and shipping, and each offers unique and memorable experiences. The city of

by: Maralee Cook, c/o Manistee County Visitors Bureau

tags: Destination, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The City of Lowell and Moran Iron Works have inked a contract for Moran to fabricate the latest iteration of the Lowell Showboat, the city’s centerpiece attraction. The project is expected to encompass nearly 10,000 hours of labor and be completed by Spring 2020, when it will be transported to its mooring location on the Flat

tags: Lake Michigan, Travel

Monday, October 7, 2019

Preliminary results from surveys in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate more great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. For the second straight year, Ohio’s data points to an exceptional walleye hatch, the second-highest in the history of the survey, and

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Dept of Natural Resources

Thursday, October 3, 2019

What comes standard with 13- and 60-gallon livewells, a 7-foot, 175-gallon insulated fish box, sports 29 rod holders, and a 20-gallon freshwater system? This serious fishing machine – the Cape Horn 32XS – brings a no nonsense approach to offshore fishing. The newly designed models available from Cape Horn offer

tags: Brokerage, Company Expansions, Dealerships, Lake Erie

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The city of Algonac and surrounding Clay Township are located 40 miles northeast of Detroit and 20 miles south of Port Huron. Both are located along the banks of the St. Clair River, which has a four mile per hour current, a depth of forty to fifty feet in most places, and in some locations a depth close to ninety feet. Established in

tags: Lake Erie, Destination

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Last month, I had the opportunity to check off a long time “bucket list” item: to visit the Muskoka Lakes region north of Toronto. I had made plans a couple of times and had to cancel each time… but not this time! The ACBS Michigan Chapter Commodore, Jack Warren, put together a well-planned, multi-day cruise on

by: Captain Dennis J. Mykols

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Georgian Bay, Inland Boating, Lake Huron, Travel

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Runners train for marathons; hikers cultivate strength to traverse mountain ranges; and sailors learn to race. Freshwater sailors hone these skills to capture flags in the most challenging endurance races of the Great Lakes region – Lake Superior’s Trans Superior International Yacht Race, Lake Michigan’s Chicago

by: Melissa Walsh

tags: Feel Good Story, Lake Huron, Sailing