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The Great Outdoors

Visit Russell Marine at the Birmingham Boat Show

Date: 1/18/2018

Attend one of the largest boat shows in the Southeast January 18–21, 2018 at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama. Russell Marine hosts one of the largest booths with new boat models from Nautique, Supreme, Godfrey Pontoon Boats, Key West, Sea Ray and personal watercraft from Sea-Doo. In addition, there will be a pro shop with top-of-the-line gear from Hyperlite, Byerly, and more, plus apparel featuring Lake Martin and Smith Lake! Meet Russell Marine pro rider Noah Flegel, too!

Naturalist Marianne discusses our wintery White-Tails

Date: 1/04/2018

In our neck of the woods and at this time of year, White-Tailed Deer are everywhere. For January, Russell Lands On Lake Martin Naturalist Marianne Hudson takes us deeper into their world and habits, and provides some tips for attracting them to or repelling them from your property.

Russell Marine named number 3 among boat dealers in North America

Date: 1/04/2018

Russell Marine has been named one of the Top 100 dealers in North America by Boating Industry, the leading trade publication for the marine industry. This year, Russell Marine landed at number 3!

Russell Forest Run 5K & 10K February 24 [video]

Date: 1/04/2018

When Russell Forest Run participants are asked to share their favorite part of the run is, we always get a handful of different answers. Most of them say they love the after party in The Stables at Russell Crossroads. Of course, the die-hard runners say, “the toughness of the course,” and rounding out the list is, “the Finish Line.”

January is Boat Show month for Russell Marine

Date: 12/15/2017

Boating enthusiasts rejoice! Boat show season heralds the coming spring, warm days on the water, and all of the cool gear you’ll take with you. Save the dates!

Holiday business hours

Date: 12/14/2017

  As one might expect, we’ll have a few adjustments to our business hours due to Christmas and New Year’s. The Russell Lands On Lake Martin family of businesses wishes you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Kowaliga Restaurant Closed December 24 Closing New Year’s Eve at 8pm Closed January 1 SpringHouse Closed […]

Thanksgiving Week Business Hours

Date: 11/17/2017

Russell Lands On Lake Martin comprises a host of individual businesses, each of which helps make this wonderful place what it is. As one might expect, most will be closed on Thanksgiving day so our employees can celebrate this holiday of gratitude with their families and friends. Some of the other days of the week have been adjusted, too.

Naturalist Marianne “Talkin’ Turkey” in November

Date: 11/09/2017

Russell Lands On Lake Martin Naturalist Marianne Hudson will be having fun this month with the one critter that’s on everyone’s Thanksgiving guest list—live turkeys! She’ll also be guiding a nature hike through the glory of autumn in Russell Forest.

Paddle Trails Added to Russell Lands Mobile App

Date: 10/13/2017

We are happy to announce that version 2.0 of the Russell Lands mobile app now includes nearly 65 miles of paddling routes skimming past 130 miles of beautiful Lake Martin shoreline. Comprised of 17 paddling routes and six put-in/take-out points, we call the network the Blueway.