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Thursday, March 11, 2021

Lake Superior Spring in Lake Superior means fantastic fishing opportunities for coldwater species such as lake trout, whitefish, brown trout, steelhead, splake, Chinook salmon, and coho salmon. As soon as the ice begins to break up and leave nearshore areas, anglers should target those same nearshore areas—particularly bays,

tags: Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Ontario, Lake St.Clair, Lake Superior, Fishing

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

With two convenient locations on the St. Croix River, one located just east of Minneapolis and the other in Prescott, Wisconsin, Tetzlaff Yacht Sales provides premium customer service for selling or buying your next vessel. In fact, the attention that they provide to their customers has earned them the Stillwater Gazette’s

tags: Awards, Brokerage, Lake Superior

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The multi-agency Buffalo Reef Task Force is moving forward with its ongoing campaign to protect the valuable fish spawning and rearing habitat in and around the natural 2,200-acre reef, situated off the eastern coast of the Keweenaw Peninsula. Over the past roughly 100 years, historic copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and

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

Sunday, August 30, 2020

The Brainerd Lakes Area is centrally located in Minnesota—about 2½ hours north of Minneapolis/St. Paul and about 2 hours west of Lake Superior. The Brainerd Lakes Area is a region made up of several small communities: Brainerd/Baxter, Crosslake, Cuyuna Lakes, Nisswa, and Pequot Lakes. Each has its own character and charm,

by: Trisha Reilley

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

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


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