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THE GREAT LAKES – – Part II – Lake Erie

Posted: April 12, 2017 3:13 pm

Lake Erie is somewhat like the month of March. It arrives quietly, like a lamb, but goes out roaring like a lion. The waters of the western lakes, Superior, Michigan, and Huron, meander down the St. Clair River, through little Lake St. Clair and then down the Detroit River into Lake Erie, all without hardly… View Article


THE GREAT LAKES – – PART I

Posted: April 5, 2017 6:43 am

  Seen from above by one of NASA’s mapping satellites, the Great Lakes can be viewed covering a huge area that runs from New York State to the far reaches of Minnesota. The Great Lakes, from its western most point near Duluth, Minnesota, to the eastern most point at Kingston, Ontario, is over 1,100 miles… View Article


PRESQUE ISLE “TIDBITS AND HISTORY.” # 2

Posted: December 18, 2016 7:51 pm

Here is a continuation of my Presque Isle “Tidbits and History.”  I am amazed at how much in the way of comments, calls and some new information I received from the first article.  Here’s a thanks to Curt B. for tidbit number 1 in this issue.   There were seven steam powered passenger vessels serving… View Article


FOGGY MORNING ON PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: March 15, 2016 10:09 am

  On Saturday morning, I woke up at 4 a.m. for some crazy unexplainable reason.  Sleep had made a quick escape from my morning menu. As I went into the kitchen to make coffee, I noticed that I could barely see my garage just sixty feet away. The fog was like the old time saying… View Article


LET’S TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT LAKE ERIE – – Part # 1

Posted: September 14, 2014 5:44 pm

    Just talking to the many people I meet on Presque Isle, I can testify that not much is known about our lake.   There seems to be two themes  that dominate ideas about Lake Erie and the region around it.    Many people who have never seen any of the Great Lakes are amazed at… View Article



A RAINY DAY ON PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: November 8, 2013 6:47 am

   It’s early on a Friday morning in late October.    On Presque Isle there is no wind at all;  complete stillness rules the day.  As shadows of morning creep across the park, a light rain begins what looks like will be a day-long assault.    The morning is cold, 42 degrees, and the sky bleak and a… View Article


YOUR SPRINGTIME SEAWORTHY BOAT CHECK

Posted: May 3, 2013 7:06 am

     It’s almost time to get your boat into the water for summertime fun!   Here is a list of things you should checkout to make sure your botas ready to go when you are.                        THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED                                  Marine caulk                    Air filters                     Fuel filters                                 Power steering fluid       Transmission fluid     Distilled water                                 Lubricants… View Article



SPRING FISHING SEASON ON BAY AND LAKE IS QUICKLY APPROACHING

Posted: March 11, 2013 7:22 am

  Very much like most years in Erie, Presque Isle Bay starts March with a thin but safe skim of ice at the very beginning of the month, yet these waters are usually open by the end of the month.  2013 is proving to be quite normal.   One of the larger problems with this is… View Article


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