5 Best Air and Sea Shows in the United States

Air and sea shows have been loved by Americans since their debut for more than a century. Today, air and sea shows are held all across America, showcasing planes and boats with cutting-edge tech. If you’re looking for air and sea shows worth your while, consider our list of the five top shows across the […]

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Faces Of The Great Lakes Grand Prix

<!– People: Faces Of The Great Lakes Grand Prix –> Based on the most recent numbers available, 31,191 people live in Michigan City, Ind. Last night’s street parade through the town celebrating today’s PlayTradez Great Lakes Grand Prix attracted approximately an estimated 20,000 spectators. Said throttleman Grant Bruggemann of the Pro Floors Racing, “We love […]

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WIA Marine Insurance Preparing For Lake Of The Ozarks Shootout Week

<!– In the News: WIA Marine Insurance Preparing For Lake Of The Ozarks Shootout Week –> After decompressing from one of his team’s busiest days of the summer—the Friday, July 22 combination of Big Thunder Marine’s BFD Fun Run and Performance Boat Center’s Outboard Fun Run on Central Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks two weeks […]

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Roving Commissions extract: Calm in the Storm

Despite rig failure and a tropical cyclone, Francis Hawkings remains composed on an eventful Pacific crossing. Tom Cunliffe introduces this extract from Roving Commissions Not for the first time, the Royal Cruising Club’s wonderful annual journal Roving Commissions has turned up a jewel of seamanship. Delving into the 2021 edition I found an account by […]

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Cerja And Richardson Win Bassmaster Junior National Championship

Mark Cerja Jr. and Gus Richardson of the Lone Star Junior Bassmasters have won the 2022 Bassmaster Junior National Championship on Carroll County 1000 Acre Recreational Lake with a two-day total of 18 pounds, 5 ounces.Photo by Laura Agee/B.A.S.S. HUNTINGDON, Tenn. — Victories are not always dramatic and glamorous, but Mark Cerja Jr. and Gus […]

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Gordon and Deason Capitalize On Early Bites to Lead Junior National Championship

Rooksby Gordon and Fisher Deason of Alabama’s American Christian Academy are leading after Day 1 of the 2022 Bassmaster Junior National Championship on Carroll County 1000 Acre Recreational Lake with 11 pounds, 7 ounces. Photo by Laura Agee/B.A.S.S. HUNTINGDON, Tenn. — An early opportunity and a stellar save allowed Rooksby Gordon and Fisher Deason of […]

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Jay Przekurat Makes History at Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River

Jay Przekurat_photo by BASS Media James Overstreet Whitewater pro becomes youngest angler to win an Elite Series event, weighs heaviest smallmouth bag ever recorded in tournament angling MUSKEGON, MI (July 18, 2022) – At 23 year and 26 days of age, Jay Przekurat became the youngest angler to ever win a Bassmaster Elite Series event. […]

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Boating Lakes in Illinois

We’re so grateful for all bodies of water in the Prairie State, especially lakes! Here are some of our favorite lakes for boating in Illinois: The cleanest lake in Illinois The largest lakes in Illinois Boating laws in Illinois Looking for Boat Rentals in Illinois? Browse Available Boats Here What is the Cleanest Lake in […]

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6 Best Beaches in Chicago

Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, is comprised of 26 well-maintained beaches! These beaches are open from the Friday before Labor Day to Memorial Day. Unless otherwise posted, you can swim and sunbathe while lifeguards are on duty, from 11 am to 7 pm. Another great thing about Chicago beaches is that they are accessible to […]

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NMMA names director of environment, health and safety compliance

NMMA announced Jeff Wasil as Director of Environment, Health and Safety Compliance. He will serve as the technical representative to external organizations, advise NMMA members on environmental regulations and work on international issues impacting the boating industry. Wasil has been a leader of global marine regulatory development and key member of marine industry technical projects […]

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Steve Lee Wins B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional On Mississippi River

Lee Claims Hard-Fought Victory At B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional On Mississippi River CLINTON, Iowa — The first two days of the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional on the Upper Mississippi River saw Steve Lee secure early limits on his way to grabbing the lead. On Championship Friday, however, the angler from Minneapolis, Minn., needed […]

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July 2022 Issue

July 2022 Issue Summer Beckons on the Chain O’Lakes The Chain O’Lakes in northeastern Illinois is your ticket to solid relaxation or adventure. Spend some time boating, skiing, tubing, kayaking and swimming, kick back at any number of lakeside resorts, or find a quiet channel leading to an inlet bay for some lazy afternoon fishing. […]

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