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Under new guildines signed into bill June 3 by Governor Mark Dayton, boaters will face a stringent set of rules regarding the illegal transport of water, bait and aquatic invasive species. Pulling the boat drain plug and draining ALL water from livewells is now required while hauling a watercraft over Minnesota roads. (Jason Durham / For the Enterprise)

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A press release issued June 3 by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources highlights the increased concern over aquatic invasive species, an increasing worry for local lakes.


Anglers statewide and those visiting the Land of 10,000 Lakes have had questions regarding the new legislation.

Q: What do the new requirements entail?

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