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Some of the most pristine wreck diving sites can be found in the Great Lakes. We asked a Chicago scuba instructor for a few tales and tips for exploring them.
Captain Jim Gentile of Windy City Diving has a poetic way of describing what goes on in the depths of Lake Michigan. He’s likely to compare a school of common bait fish to “a shimmering cloud that opens up as you get closer,” or expound at length upon the smooth texture of a lake trout he once swam up to and pet. Even after more than 30 years of diving, moments like these never fail to capture his imagination.