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WILLMAR -- Boaters need to pay close attention to laws that carry possible fines of $50 to $135 and are aimed at stopping the spread of invasive aquatic species.


Boaters are now required to drain their boats, live wells, bait wells and bilges when they leave a lake. They must also drain minnow buckets when they leave waters infested by invasive species.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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