Great Lakes Angler Blog

Early Season Boaters Warned of Cold Water Immersion Risks

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

COLUMBUS, OH – As sport anglers venture onto Lake Erie and other waterways in their boats for early season fishing action, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Division of Watercraft advises boaters to take precautions to reduce the effects of cold water immersion should people unexpectedly fall into the icy cold water.  Read Full Story

Recent Posts


Air show Matt Serbenski CLASSIC BoatUS Angler ChartSelect Soo Locks Hamlin trailer tongue Buff PLB WeatherStation New York Frabill Multitools Olcott, NY Stabenow weather John E. Phillips F-Series Storm Gear iPhone MATE USA Aqualuma Homeport Marine Marketing Bass Fiberglass tiller Gene Larew Brad's Aluminum Deep V Series VMC Snow-Shoe Tip-Up Monel Metal GPS Speedometer Holland Black Earth Creek Boga KVD Weather Buoy Pop-Up LED Bowlights Kill switch Soul5 Tackle Labs Whale Pumps fitness Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plate Slide Moor Northwest Indiana Steelheaders KVD Speedbag Wormfile Scholarship hardbaits DuraSafe Electronics Lock Ned Rig ONIX Audio Youth InvisaSnap Muskie Lure Fuel Faria Michigan Pharmaceuticals Triton Boats St. Croix Rods Fishing Clubs RedHead Boating safety Sun protection Fiberglass boat Free Fishing Weekend PFDs Delorme Telescoping JIggler Long Rod Todd Sokolow Dunkirk, NY Lures Scott Glorvigen Salmon Lund Grab Rail eZSplice Andrew Dordek Ultracoat Betsy Future Fisherman Foundation Marine Radio Slender Spoon 1675 Pro Guide Grunden's Mag Light Power Smart Guide to Freshwater Fishing Sportsman's rights Aqua Vu Brown trout Records Quantum Fish America Foundation Tools Prosepec Electronics exotic invader Manistee PRADCO Mack's Lure Evolve radar Angler Interlux Great Lakes Troller Team Aqua-Vu ice fishing, Bro Show, Traditions Media Rain suit BASSMASTER Catfish Tournament Grade Circle Hooks Reese Bad Elf Baitcast Fishing Pole BBQ Lighter Seakeeper gyro Boat lifts Traditions Media EZ BoatPort Venice, Louisiana New Lures Bass Pro Shops Four-Person Dome Tent with Screen Porch Sport Shows Kayak Matt Straw ABT X-2 Countdown Rescue Gear Jonathon VanDam SeaEra QC OHIO Tyee Bug repellent Speakers Safety Plano Synergy The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls Custom Jigs & Spins Lighting BOLT Padlock Endura Chatterbait Sphaera Lund Boats Andrew Semprevivo LakeMaster Western States Version The Harry Lure Wake Fishing JVD Bug bite relief Beckson Marine Z-Man MULL BLOG Scott Martin WileyX thieves trailer tongue Muscle Squared 65 Reef Runner Tight Lines Jewelry EZ Splice Fasteners Wisconsin award Whistler Spoon Vick Contaminants Costa ShowSpan Clay Dyer Turning Point Props Ranger Aluminum Deep V Series IGFA Beckson Marine Stowaway Bag Plates and Kits Shelter Alabama Rig Ice Fishing Bristol Bay Salmon iPad treestand injury Dollahon STRATTEC Brian "Bro" Brosdahl Glorvigen Rapala LCWCC FRIDAY FUNNIES Water Buddies Minn Kota Princecraft Home Port Marine Marketing Accon Marine Micro-Mobile Pro Viewing Case CUSTOM JIGS 'N' SPINS WFN Boating splice Rods NAIFC Championship Navigation USCG jigs Wind Power Tournaments Size limits Chaco EZ Dock Gravity Lake trout Traxstech Legend Gold tree stand injury Milennia MIL-iDock St. Croix Blue Collar Outdoors Brandon Newby Pro Polish Promise Keeper Barry Brown Marine Mike Seymour Mark Zona B.A.S.S. Dollohan Rovermax LR 100 Wildlife Forever bimini top tackle storage YUMphibian Marine Lighting MUSHING ASA Minnesota Full Throttle Soft Jigwobbler Aquatic AV Blue Heron Communications Kayaks Smartfind S20 Personal AIS Beacon Boats Green Bay, Wisconsin Lake Ontario Mazurek JBL Oculus 580P lenses Beckson Grady-White Gary Dollahon Marcum marlin Forage Minnow Niagara Falls Skarlis toilet News Shock Wave Costa Del Mar Swanson-Russell Tracker Marine Evinrude spinning rod Bass lure Hunting Mr. Twister Bait Holder Mary Snyder Spencer Yachts Deck Plate binoculars Larson Electronics Radio Chronglobal Boat Covers SeaLife Cameras Bob Schmidt ATV Contest Husky Jerk Rain gear Goby Swedish FireKnife Bibs Simrad Kevin Van Dam Shoes Shipping USSA Hobie Pro Angler Ryan Kleckner Line Recycle Bin USCGA Boat US Steve Wood Moisture Muncher Asian carp Knife sharpening Michigan City, Indiana Ditty bag iPilot Walleyes boat rental Hobie Video Rushton Gregory EVOLVE FISHING CO Balog Oshkosh USO Brian Brosdahl Airmar New Zealand Swim Whizz Fort Wayne, Indiana Rough Weather Wild River series Line Torpedo Divers Mustad Practical Sailor Knives Church Tackle Marsh Madness Skamania Mania Okuma Gary Giudice Yamaha ATV BoatUS Ranger Boats Catch & Cook La Mar great lakes Shurhold Sunstream Boat Lifts Ditch Games Iaconelli Crankbait Net Green Bay Extreme Baitcast Reel Wedding Ring KVD Speedbag Marine NewsWire Side Imaging High school bass fishing Dogwood Canyon Trail Runs Corey Schmidt Big Bear Products Beckson Marine Deck Plate AmVets theft Odd'ball Fin Spin Traditions Cabela's Lowrance RAT FINKEE Bass fishing Dave Genz ABT Invasive species Volvo Penta clubs Honda Lights spoon Uncle Norm's exotic species Northland Rig'N Tails ODNR Legend Extreme Trout Unlimited Topwater Batteries Sunglasses Earth Day News/Social Tommy Skarlis cruzin Lakemaster Glacier Glove Salmon Unlimited of Illinois Tip-Up Tim Popfinger Aqua-Vu Oakley Sunglasses Bristol Bay Keep Kool Storage Apps Synergy Outdoors AKOYA Dogs Fishing Clam Plano Technology Costa Sunglasses Magnum Flow-Troll blue marlin YUM Dinger Kindle book Davis Instruments SOG Up Stream Hydration Back Pack LOTSA Titan Chain Whale Mack's Lures Louie Stout Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Angler 175T National Guard Footwear Ethanol Safe boating Lake of the Woods Lake Erie Insurance Bass Pro Izaak Walton League Trade Shows Ravenswood Media Jeff's Tackle Shop Ranger Thermacell Global Spectrum LineSnubber Swim bait Spreads Smart Guide Publications spreader light Ryan Wilson Bass Pro Shops Gift Card Cliff Pace Chargers Accessories Walleye Radial MWC Kurt Mazurek Strike King University of Buffalo Dave Mull Blog TRAC Fishouflage Rippin' Lips FLW Flat Slider 75 One-Handle-Does-It-All System Autotether HELLA Mark Chmura Frigibar Conservation Marathon Extended Warranty Raritan LineGrabber Gull Lake Marine CMP Global TRAC Ecological Wounded Warriors METS Personal Flotation Devices Berkley Downriggers Jack Links YUM Greater Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo Humminbird Lake Superior Mystery Tackle Box Jeff Gustafson Black Velvet Rubrail Bass Pro Shops Mosquito repellent Optima South Haven, Michigan Innovative Outdoors Headgear Mercury Marine Electronics Jerky Lake Assault Jeff Wenzel Camera mount Ascend Foul weather gear Fish Hawk XD4 Coast Guard Rippin Lips Rugged Shark Lock Brite Wash U.S.S.A. BASSMASTER CLASSIC DuraSafe Multi-species Walleye tournament Patrick Hurst 360 Grand Rapids Ultimate Outdoors Show Personal Flotation Device Owners tournament PulseTech Gunnison, CO Tackle Bag Port of Indiana Side Thruster Hevi-Beads Conservation sunglass Streams GPS for Lightning Connector Macho Minnow Deep Sea Diver South Haven Dan Egan Orca Fin System Normark Launch ramp Onyx Alaskan Army Corp of Engineers Lip-Stix Tides On board Tom Neustrom Lake Michigan Ranger VS1780 Ice Features Coleman Bheestie Bag Boat names Michigan DNR Plano Tackle Boxes Bro Brosdahl Absolute Outdoor, Inc. Yamaha River Fishing thieves DSC Acme Masters Walleye Circuit Chicago barrier Marine General Bait head Marine Speakers Lead Lake Huron Alaska Gill NA Serious Shine redfish Martin-Flory Tournament mudsnail Sheldon's inReach Silver Horde Nautical dock lines Shoremaster Insect repellent Bethel University McMurdo Cannon Coleman cooler NMEA Bait Rigs Indiana DNR iPilot Link Kevin VanDam Boat maintenance Dave Mull Ultimate Flannel Shirts Sharpeners