Nearly 70 percent of boat outings on the Great Lakes involve an element of fishing, the NMMA said.
Great Lakes Boating was started in 1982 by Ned Dikmen and his wife, Karen, who have decided to pursue new adventures.
Great Lakes region Nordic Tug dealer Bay Breeze Yacht Sales said it started a Nordic Tug charter and trawler school.
Northern Lights appointed 35-year industry veteran Kevin Kyle as area manager for the Great Lakes and inland waterways region.
Absolute North America tapped St. Clair Shores, Mich.-based Jefferson Beach Yacht Sales as its dealer for the Great Lakes region.