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TowBoatU.S. Comes to Drummond Island
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TowBoatU.S. Comes to Drummond Island

25-Aug-2016

BoatU.S. members can boat easier knowing there is a new 24-hour on-water TowBoatU.S. open in Drummond Island, Michigan. Drummond Island is the last U.S. port before Canada, located off of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is a popular area for fishers, “Loopers” and those headed f.... Read More

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The largest city in the northeast corner of Michigan’s Mitten, Alpena’s appeal is rooted in what it isn’t, according to Mary Beth Stutzman, president and CEO of the Alpena Convention and Visitors Bureau. “This is not the place for massive shopping sprees or jumping out of a plane,” she says with a laugh. “Our big thing is just getting outdoors. We’re for people who are looking for the relaxed adventure: Stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, fat tire biking in the winter, cross-country skiing and fishing — including ice fishing. Sometimes I think we overcomplicate life. Sometimes a simple walk in the woods with your kids is enough; it’s creating a memory you won’t forget.” A river runs through it Alpena’s first industry was fishing, and its earliest settlement was on the Thunder Bay River, which cuts through the city on its way to Lake Huron. It’s not unusual to see anglers of all ages perched on piers, bridges, the riverbank and the shores of inland lakes and ponds. The summer’s major event, the Michigan Brown Trout Festival, now includes walleye and bass tournaments in ad.....

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