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NOAA Releases Algal Bloom Forecast
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NOAA Releases Algal Bloom Forecast

26-Sep-2016

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its algal bloom forecast for Lake Erie, and they predict a mild to moderate season. This forecast follows the 2015 season, which featured the largest harmful algal bloom ever recorded. In 2014, a harmful algal bloom blanketed Toledo.... Read More

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The Sunrise Coast

The Sunrise Coast

Saginaw Bay, Michigan
01-Mar-2016

Each community along Saginaw Bay is unique and charming in its own distinct way: There are the small hamlets of Port Austin at the eastern-most tip; to Tawas Point on the western side of the bay’s entrance — nicknamed the “Cape Cod of the Midwest” with its Victorian-era lighthouse and warm shallow water that’s perfect for swimming; past towns such as Caseville and Au Gres; to bustling Bay City, situated where the 1,143-square-mile bay bottoms out. “It’s absolutely the best,” says Mark Nossal, a U.S.C.G.-licensed charter boat captain and owner of Absolutlee Fun Charters in Au Gres, who offers walleye and perch fishing aboard his 30-foot cruiser. Nossal is not only talking about the fishing but also the beauty of the area; during warmer months it’s lively with boaters coming to shore to visit art galleries and restaurants, and to enjoy the myriad of festivals, celebrations and outdoor activities in the port towns. “I’m not sure a lot of people know we’re here, but once they visit they’re hooked,” Nossal says. On the water and close to the action Upon entering Tawas Bay in the big.....

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