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Top Lake Powell Catches - Fishing Tips

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 05/25/18
The majestic Lake Powell sits bordering Utah and Arizona, spanning over 200 square miles with 1900 miles of shoreline. Towering red rock cliffs and twisting canyons offer endless opportunities for that coveted catch no matter if you're a seasoned angler or a novice. With an average depth of 130 feet, these clear waters boast spectacular fishing conditions all year round. Click to learn more

Lockport: Heart of the Erie Canal

  • By: Alene
  • Posted On: 05/11/18
The town of Lockport lies to the west of Macedon by about 75 standard miles along the canal. Like many canal towns it has a rich history of New York’s youth and especially the construction of the canal. Click to learn more

How to Cook That Thing on Your Hook

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 04/27/18
Ever catch a fish then don't know where to start when it comes to preparing it? You're in luck. Here's a crash course on how to cook some of the most common catches from the comfort of your houseboat. Click to learn more

Shasta Lake - For the Thrill of It or the Chill of It

  • By: Guest Blogger, Ashley
  • Posted On: 04/13/18
Lake Shasta is the third largest body of water in the state of California. The 365 miles of deep blue shoreline are beautifully framed by tall evergreens. Mount Shasta’s snow capped peak looms in the background, creating a picturesque scene you might see in a Bob Ross painting. Click to learn more

Houseboating with Infants - You can do it!

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 03/30/18
As any parent would, I had my concerns about 5 days on a houseboat with two infants! It was unnerving. I was nervous. And I had every right to be. A lot of planning goes into the unknown. But now that I know, I am here to help you plan your next houseboat vacation to Lake Powell with INFANTS! Here are a few things that helped and didn’t help along the way. Click to learn more

Lake Cumberland Charm

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 03/16/18
Lake Cumberland, in south central Kentucky is well known for its tree-lined beauty and the various ways to experience it. With over 100 square miles, and 1200 miles of shoreline, there are endless possibilities. Lake Cumberland is a popular spot for houseboating, fishing, sightseeing, and world record breaking events. Click to learn more

Raystown Lake, a Mountain Bikers Paradise

  • By: Heather
  • Posted On: 03/02/18
The famed Allegrippis Trails at Raystown Lake is a premier single-track mountain biking system that brings folks of all ages and abilities to the area to take part in Dirt Fest, an annual event that takes place the third weekend in May. Dirt Fest is a mountain bike festival that celebrates the 36 miles of flow trails of the Allegrippis loops. Click to learn more

Hooking a big one at Lake of the Woods

  • By: Alene
  • Posted On: 02/16/18
Lake of the Woods is a fisherman’s Mecca. If fishing is your primary pursuit, you will find year-round opportunities to hook a big one. In some areas, you will need both the Minnesota state license as well as Ontario’s, so please come prepared. Click to learn more

Kentucky Lake and the Land Between It

  • By: Gina
  • Posted On: 02/02/18
In 1937 a terrible flood struck the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. The flood caused devastation to communities, farms, and families, causing some to temporarily relocate. The following year in 1938, the Tennessee Valley Authority told people living on the banks of the Tennessee River in Kentucky that they would have to relocate once again, permanently! Click to learn more

Tips for a Successful Houseboat Fishing Trip

  • By: Guest Blogger
  • Posted On: 01/19/18
It is finally here. Your big freshwater fishing trip. You've chosen the destination, rented the houseboat, packed your bags...now what? We've listed some tips to help ensure a successful vacation packed with fish. Click to learn more