Category Archives: Fresh MUD

Recent Diving Adventures

Happy New Year 2018

January 1 After celebrating the New Year under the ice of Round Lake in Dowagiac Michigan, the participating Muddies gathered around the hole to have our pictures taken to document the event. Some say we should keep the masks on … Continue reading

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Prep Time for the New Years Eve Night Dive

December 31 As has been done for the past 40+ years, several Muddies spent the last day of the year getting ready to celebrate the coming in of the New Year under the icy covered waters somewhere in Michigan. Round … Continue reading

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Adaptive Diving & Mary Free Bed Hospital

December 16, 2017 On Saturday, December 16, several Michigan Underwater Divers (MUD) divers and Scuba Obsessed Podcast listeners, had the privilege of working with Tim Marr and Paul Kuiper of West Michigan Adaptive Diving, during the scuba clinic held at the … Continue reading

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Welcome to the MUD Club Page

Interested in Diving? Then you’ve come to the right place! Come join us every 3rd Tuesday (except December) for our Monthly MUD meeting. Looking for a dive? Check out our Calendar to see what’s on the schedule.

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MUD Club Turkey Dive

November 25, 2017 On Saturday, November 25, the Michigan Underwater Divers (MUD) Club held their annual “Turkey Dive”.  The event notice specifically said  to expect cold water, very low visibility, steep river side, moderate current and you will not be … Continue reading

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Cold Water Checkout Dive

November 19, 2017 Today was the second weekend for anyone wanting to check out their dive gear for the upcoming Turkey Dive. For those not having made any dives recently or changing over to a dry suit, it’s always a … Continue reading

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Paw Paw Lake (Coloma / Watervliet) – Zebra Mussel Invasion

November 25, 2017 For those who did not get outside today, it was actually quite pleasant. At Forrest beach (Paw Paw Lake, Watervliet side) it was in the mid 40’s, no wind and not even drizzling. The water was just … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thursday Dives (Niles, Mi)

October 5, 2017 Thirsty Thursday Dives – The nice thing about belonging to a dive club is you can more often than not find a buddy to go diving with you.  Other opportunities to dive for any certified diver include the weekly  … Continue reading

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2017 Ecology Dive – “Results”

The Michigan Underwater Divers (MUD) Club hosted an Ecology Scuba Dive, September 23 in the St Joseph River. There were 17 divers and surface support individuals participating in the 2017 Niles Ecology River Dive in the St. Joseph River held … Continue reading

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River Wreck Diving – St. Joseph River

Since this was another unseasonably warm and sunny day, for a February, there was no reason not to go diving. Todays dive area was back in the Saint Joseph river flowing between the shores of St. Joseph and Benton Harbor … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph River Wreck

This was Mack’s first wreck dive of February  and the second for Kevin Ailes. With no ice and no one local ready to dive, Kevin was happy to came down to check out this shallow water wreck site. The last … Continue reading

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Can’t Dive? Go to Refresher Training

This was a great weekend for classroom work if you were not able to get out diving. Several Muddies attended the following PADI & DAN speciality classes at Wolfs’ Marine in Benton Harbor. (Primary Instructor: Dave Tonneman – Benthic Adventures … Continue reading

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