Help stop the spread of invasives [UPDATED]Published 8:35am Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Updated 11:37am Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The key steps are to clean, drain, and dry boats and equipment:
• Clean all aquatic plants, zebra mussels, snails, spiny waterfleas and mud from boats, trailers and equipment before leaving the water access.
• Drain water from bilges, live wells and bait containers before leaving the water access.
• Dry boats and equipment for five days, or spray with high pressure and hot water before transporting to another water body.