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Fishing tournaments could ruin area lakes by spreading invasive species like zebra mussels, said Terry Frazee, from the Green Lake Property Owners Association, during a presentation Tuesday to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. Celeste Beam/Forum Communications Co.,file

County seeks legislative action to protect lakes from zebra mussel

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WILLMAR -- Popular fishing tournaments that draw competitive anglers to Minnesota could spread aquatic invasive species -- like zebra mussels -- to area lakes, according to a local lake organization.

"Fishing tournaments are going to ruin the lakes," said Terry Frazee, from the Green Lake Property Owners Association, during a presentation Tuesday to the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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