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Boating, Fishing & Marinas


Come Sail Away Charters, LLC

Personally design your private unique sailing adventure along the scenic coastline of Southwest Michigan! Days-Sunset-Moonlight Cruises, Sail or Anchor to swim & sun! Brand new Marina of Harbor Shores! Complimentary wine & appetizers. 38' sailboat.

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Dustin's Dream Fishing Charters

Dustin's Dream Fishing Charters provides a safe, courteous, and family-oriented service St. Joseph, Michigan Fishing Charters & Cruises.

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Fish Stalker Charters

Captain Kevin Roberts offers you a sport fishing charter service on beautiful Lake Michigan. All trips leave from and return to Brian's Marina located on the St. Joe River with a choice of morning or evening trips for salmon and trout.

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Freedom Boat Club at Harbor Shores

Freedom Boat Club is for the experienced and novice boaters alike. Young families with financial and time demands enjoy a captive audience for mothers and fathers to spend quality time with their children in a fun, relaxed, adventurous setting.

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Gold Coast Fishing Company

Gold Coast Fishing Company caters to smaller groups of people looking to get out on Lake Michigan or the St. Joe River in chase of sport fish, as well as to families and groups of friends who just want to get out on the river and go fun fishing.

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Originator Sports Fishing Charter

Sport fishing for Salmon, Lake Trout, Steelhead, Walleye and Perch. The Originator is a 36' Tiara Open fully equipped with the latest electronics and fishing tackle.

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Pier 1000 Marina

Full service marina, boat docks for sale or rent. Winter storage - outside and heated inside. Fuel dock. Service department and ships store. Brokerage boats for sale. Rental boats in the Summer months. Open 7 days all Summer.

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Rod Hog Charters

Salmon, Steelhead, Trout and Perch. Half day charters as well as sunset trips. Fully equipped boat located at Brian's Marina, Dock 181, St.. Joseph.

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Sea Hawk Charters

Captain Russ Clark offers you a full-time year-round Sport Fishing Charter Service on Lake Michigan and the St. Joseph River.

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SEACrete Charters

Capt. Chris Rose has 30 years of fulltime fishing knowledge in the St. Joe area. All tackle provided aboard the Seacrete - a 31' twin engine Tiara

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St. Joseph River Yacht Club

The SJRYC is a private club that strives to provide a casual atmosphere. Building on a rich history of boating, swimming and socializing in a nautical location.

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Sun Coast Cruises

Sun Coast Cruises, LLC offers a variety of cruise options; daytime or night, any port east or west and south of Grand Haven, Michigan.

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West Basin Marina & City Boat Launch

West Basin Marina is conveniently located just inside the pier heads one block from the public beach at Tiscornia Park and next to the St. Joseph River Yacht Club (Latitude/Longitude 42º07'N86º30'W).

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Wolf's Marine

Wolf's Marine is the Midwest's largest marine accessory store. You can find top quality marine products at discount prices either in our store or online.

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Michigan Winters, Michigan Wines

Written by White Pine Winery on 06/20/2016

In the height of summer, it's easy to forget about the cold winds and snow that inhabit Michigan's Great Southwest. However, the winter greatly impacts the wine we are able to enjoy year round!

Dr. Dave Miller from White Pine Winery shares how the winters of the last few years have shaped our region's wines.

 

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(L) White Pine Winery Vineyards in fall of 2013
(R) Dave Miller PhD, author, Owner / Winemaker at White Pine Winery and Vineyards, LLC


I read a blog I wrote about this time in 2014 just after some of the coldest weather we’ve had in decades. I knew we were in for little to no crop on Vitis vinifera grapevines that year and I was right.  I had no idea that we would have similar weather again in 2015 with a similar result – little to no crop on Vitis vinifera varieties (e.g. Chardonnay, Riesling, Cabernet franc, Merlot).  Having two years in a row with little to no crop on those vines is unprecedented in Michigan.  

 

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U-Pick Fruit in Michigan's Great Southwest

Written by Tess Carragher on 06/15/2016

Michigan’s Great Southwest is known for beaches, rolling vineyards, fragrant orchards, and some of the best fruit in the country.  

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Ripe and ready peach from the 2015 season at Nye's Apple Barn

“The Fruit Belt” hugs the shoreline, offering the perfect soil and delayed frost for a wide variety of fruit. One of our favorite summer activities is picking the local produce ourselves; here’s our u-pick plan for the first part of summer! 

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Father's Day Weekend in Michigan's Great Southwest

Written by Tess Carragher on 06/13/2016

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th. We found some awesome options to celebrate all weekend long. Here’s our plan...not just for Dads!

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Third Coast Paddling offers kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals on the banks of the Paw Paw River. They are open every day from 10:00-6:00!

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Whitney Behnke

Executive Director
St. Joseph Today

 Tess Carragher

Tess Carragher

Membership Coordinator
St. Joseph Today

Jill Stone

Former Executive Director
St. Joseph Today

Lauren Kniebes

Co-Owner
Lazy Ballerina Winery