“This incident emphasizes the importance of wearing life jackets while boating,” said Lt. Skip Hagy, a DNR regional law supervisor. “Once again, the Great Lakes have proved they are nothing to underestimate, especially on days with high seas.”
Over the weekend emergency crews responded to reports of a flipped kayak on the Grand River downtown Grand Rapids. WZZM-13 reports that shortly after 5p.m. on Sunday, crews found a kayaker standing in water under the Bridge Street bridge, hanging on to a pillar.
We've all caught fish before, right? Blue Gill, Sunfish, Pike, Bass, Salmon, Lake Trout, etc. What's the biggest fish you ever caught? Me? I caught a 38 pound King fish in the Gulf several years ago, but nothing like this guy.
If you've rented a canoe or kayak in Michigan this year, that canoe or kayak was inspected by a government employee. It's Michigan law. A bill sent to Governor Rick Snyder this week would eliminate the need for inspections of rental canoes and kayaks. Are fewer go…