Category Archives: Club Dives

Ecology Dive – Riverview Park, Niles, Michigan

September 22, 2018: The 2018 Ecology Dive held at Riverview Park, Niles, Michigan  was a huge success. It was sponsored by the Michigan U/W Divers (MUD) club and Wolfs Marine. There were two divers come from Detroit and one from more »

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August 11: This Years MUD Club Picnic

Well, the Michigan Underwater Divers (MUD) club could not have asked for better picnic weather than we had today! We hope that those who could not make it this year will be at the one next year. But with that more »

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MUD Club Turkey Dive

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

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Thirsty Thursday Dives (Niles, Mi)

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  “Thirsty Thursday”  dive more »

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River Cleanup in Niles – 2017 Ecology Scuba Dive

♦♦ updated 9:20pm 9/20/2017 ♦♦ September 23, 2017 10:00am to 4:00pm Schedule 10:00 am – 11:00 setup 11:00am – 3pm ecology dive 3:00pm-4:00pm display finds and judging 4:00 clean-up Michigan Underwater Divers Club is organizing an Ecology Scuba Dive again this more »

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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 more »

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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 more »

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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 more »

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Saugatuck – Shipwreck Ice Dive

Some times the best visibility you have in a lake or river is when you have it covered in ice. The water is not agitated by wind, boaters, fishermen, water skiing and wave action. So in an effort to capitalize more »

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Diving the Rockaway – South Haven, Michigan

Diving The Rockaway – South Haven, Michigan The marine forecast had been calling for lake conditions that would have been less than comfortable the whole weekend so an alternate site, Lake 16, was chosen for a Sunday afternoon dive. Checking more »

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The Ice Man Cometh

In South West Michigan, least ways in our area, ice thickness on local lakes has not been to the depths that ice divers associate with being thick enough for groups of  divers to make a hole big enough to have an more »

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2016 New Years Night Dive 2017

The last dive of 2016 and the first dive of January 1, 2017. Held at Hidden Valley Pond in Niles, Michigan. Divers in the water: Kevin Ailes, Joshua Snyder, Larry Steelman, Ken Riemer, Don McAlhany. Surface Support: Mary Beth Thar, more »

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