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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer Mark Zitnik insists he was just doing his job, though the off-duty officer recently risked his own life to save a swimmer from strong Lake Superior currents. Zitnik and his family were enjoying a Saturday afternoon (July 25) boating on Munising Bay in Alger County. As

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Feel Good Story, Lake Superior, Safety

Monday, August 3, 2020

Afton’s premier yacht brokerage has reinvented itself with new ownership. When Yachtbrokers Inc. decided to close up shop, Glenn Orehosky saw an opportunity to serve the needs of the Minnesota boat brokerage market and took quick action by opening Yacht Brokers of Afton. Glenn brings over thirty five years of business

tags: Brokerage, Inland Boating, Lake Superior

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

You may have seen construction equipment on the water in the St. Louis River Estuary, but do you know what is really changing at each habitat restoration site in Minnesota and Wisconsin and why? Now, there is a new tool that can help you see how these projects are addressing the historical loss of fish and wildlife habitat in the

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Superior

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Prince Arthur’s Landing is the principal waterfront attraction in Thunder Bay, ON. This 265 slip marina is home to vessels of all sizes, from 17’ runabouts to 50’ yachts and everything in between. With capacity for transient vessels of up to 80’, a visitor will find full service at their fuel dock, including

tags: Canada, Destination, Lake Superior, Marina

Monday, July 13, 2020

In late 1974, an industrial equipment salesman named Phil from Bloomington, MN, decided to move his family to Northern Minnesota. Being familiar with Leech Lake, which is famous for walleye and muskie fishing, that was his destination of choice. With four sons who loved the outdoors and a somewhat doubtful wife, they purchased Grand

tags: Lake Superior, Service & Repair

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Celebrating its 20th year in 2020, Silver Bay Marina is the premiere boating destination on the North Shore of Lake Superior. The first thing you notice when you pull into the harbor is the tranquil beauty, and the many hands willing to grab a line as you come in. You won’t find a friendlier harbor on the North Shore, or a

tags: Destination, Lake Superior, Marina

Saturday, June 20, 2020

With waters warming up, smallmouth bass season will open beginning today for the northern management zone. While smallmouth bass season is currently open in southern Wisconsin, anglers will now have the opportunity to harvest them from these additional waters: Wisconsin-Michigan Boundary Waters; Northern management zone; Tributaries

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Superior, Law & Politics

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will host a virtual public hearing on July 1 relating to Enbridge Energy’s application for a waterway and wetland permit for the proposed reroute of the Line 5 pipeline in Ashland, Bayfield, and Iron Counties. The hearing will also cover the proposed scope of the Environmental Impact

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Superior, Law & Politics

Monday, June 15, 2020

Although Terrace Bay started as a mill town in the mid-1940s, it is anything but run-of-the-mill! It is a gem sitting on the North shore of Lake Superior along the Trans-Canada Highway, offering numerous activities for both highway and waterway visitors. Whether it is by car or by boat, Terrace Bay’s Superior Six is a must-see

tags: Destination, Lake Superior, Travel

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

At the very Northeastern tip of Minnesota, on the North Shore of Lake Superior, lies Cook County, a destination like no other. Cook County offers endless, year-round recreational opportunities, from arts and culture to history, dining, and outdoor recreation of all kinds. In Cook County, you can experience Lake Superior—the

by: Carah Thomas Maskell

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

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