Crowded waters haven’t been a problem yet on the Lake Michigan side of the Kewaunee/Door County peninsula. A cold spring has water temperatures well below normal, but the trout and salmon bite is expected to heat up quickly in June. Submitted.
Properly fitting life jackets are boating essentials
by KEVIN NAZE, [email protected]
Door County’s fish-filled waters have already been packed with boats this spring, but things are about to get a whole lot busier.
Many consider Memorial Day weekend to be the unofficial start to summer and the recreational boating season, and as more boaters take to the water, there’s an increased likelihood of accidents, mechanical failures and search-and-rescue missions.
That’s why the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are all urging mariners to be safe, both on and off the water this season. In fact, we’re in the final stretch of National Safe Boating Week, an…