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How to Clean, Drain and Dry Your Boat

How to Clean, Drain and Dry Your Boat

Ah. Recreating on the water. The perfect way to slow down, reconnect with the outdoors and pick up hitchhikers? What the!? The introduction of aquatic hitchhikers, also known as aquatic invasive species, to a new ecosystem, can lead to widespread loss of habitat, threatening wildlife that depend on healthy habitats for survival. What can we …

Do Your Part To Not Spread Invasive Species

Do Your Part To Not Spread Invasive Species

Invasive species like Giant Salvinia and Zebra Mussels can travel from lake to lake on your boat. So clean everything that’s been in the water. And I mean everything. Boat, trailer and all your gear. Drain your boat before leaving the ramp. That’s a big one. Finally, dry your boat and everything that’s in it …

Waterfowl Hunters – Aquatic Invasive Species PSA

If you hunt waterfowl, help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species. Clean off plants, animals, and mud from boats, trailers, waders, push poles and decoy anchors when leaving the water. Drain your boat and decoys, and leave plugs out while traveling. These steps are simple and they help stop aquatic invasive species.

Spiny Water Fleas – Aquatic Invasive Species PSA

Spiny Water Fleas – Aquatic Invasive Species PSA

Help stop the spread of spiny water fleas. Clean off plants, animals, and mud. Clean off fishing line, anchors, and anchor rope. Drain your boat, livewell, and bait containers, and leave plugs out while traveling. Replace water in bait containers with tap water. Rinse boat, livewell, and gear with hot water, spray with high pressure, …