Great Lakes Angler Blog

One More Sunny For Boating Means Special Attention to Safety

Friday, October 25, 2013

  Read Full Story

MULL BLOG: 27 Days After the Boat Sank.

Monday, July 30, 2012

OK, I promise this one won’t be as long as the last one about how our boat sank back on July 3 in Lake Michigan about five miles from shore, leaving four of us up to our chins in water, with only two life jackets between us. This BLOG entry is about what I’m going to start doing again—safety measures I used to be pretty religious about, but that I just quit doing. It will also reveal a few things that I forgot to put in the first story (which you can read the most recent version of HERE).  Read Full Story

MULL's BLOG: Stupid, Adrift and Thanking God for a Coleman Cooler

Thursday, July 05, 2012

They say confession is good for the soul, but bad for the reputation, but I'm going to tell you about the blunders that led to yours truly hanging on to a cooler in waves of many different sizes, about five miles from shore out on Lake Michigan the day before the July 4th holiday. I was in the water about 3 1/2 hours, while my boat mates stayed in the drink up to an hour longer.  Read Full Story

What's Will Happen to Boaters Over July 4th? BoatUS Knows...

Monday, July 02, 2012

ALEXANDRIA, VA – For recreational boaters, being on the water for the July 4th holiday is akin to driving to Grandma's house for Thanksgiving. Waterways are jammed, launch ramps are mayhem, and getting home after the fireworks end can feel like a California freeway at rush hour - except there are no breakdown lanes. The folks at Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) have seen it all before, and have these three tips on how to overcome the challenges of boating's busiest day of the year:  Read Full Story

Cordless Autotether Stops Boat if Pilot Falls Overboard

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

CHESTER, CT – Unlike traditional lanyards that come standard with boats and require the operator to be tethered to the boat, the patented Autotether kill switch is an easy-to-install, unobtrusive wireless unit. No wiring or tools are required—the system clips to the boat ignition switch and is self-powered with AAA batteries. Operating via transmitter that sends radio waves to a receiver connected to a boat’s engine, Autotether shuts off the engine if the boat operator falls into the water. It also sets off an alarm in the event that passengers (or pets) wearing the Autotether sensors on the boat fall into the water. The passenger sensors can also shut off the boat’s engine when the red alert button is pushed if you have a runaway boat.  Read Full Story

Since Many GLAnglers Hunt: Boating Safety Tips for Hunters

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Washington - The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary says responsible hunters need to be aware of the dangers of boating with firearms in cold water and follow a few simple rules to make hunting on the water safer and more enjoyable:  Read Full Story



GlAngler Subscription

Recent Posts



Tags

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

Archive