Lake St. Clair Open To Motorized Boating As Of April, 24th

| April 24, 2020

Jeff Ferraioulo with a nice catch from 2018

In a reversal of previous policy, Governor Gretchen Whitmer released the following rule concerning motorized boating in Michigan:


(From Executive Order No. 2020-59 on April 24th, 2020)


7. Exceptions. (a)

Individuals may leave their home or place of residence, and travel as necessary:

From the morning over Lake St. Clair, on the day of the eclipse

(1) To engage in outdoor recreational activity, consistent with remaining at least six feet from people from outside the individual’s household. Outdoor recreational activity includes walking, hiking, running, cycling, boating, golfing, or other similar activity, as well as any comparable activity for those with limited mobility.

As of 11:48am we have found nothing yet as how this will be treated by local enforcement.


For more background about how this came about see:

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Wayne Carpenter is the owner of Xtreme Bass Tackle and Combat Fishing, and author of No Secrets on Lake St. Clair.

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