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Prep Time for the New Years Eve Night Dive

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 Lake (Sister more »

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Adaptive Diving & Mary Free Bed Hospital

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 East Grand Rapids 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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Cold Water Checkout Dive

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 good idea to more »

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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 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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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 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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Fresh Mud (Blog)

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