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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer Randy Hanzal, left, explains to Shane Doesken of Duluth procedures for draining his live well and transporting minnows after fishing at Fish Lake May 27. Sam Cook/Forum Communications

Minnesota DNR conservation officers educate anglers about fish virus


DULUTH -- On a peaceful Thursday evening, Shane Doesken of Duluth and a fishing partner are ready to launch Doesken's boat at the Fish Lake dam.

That's when they're approached by two uniformed conservation officers with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources -- Mike Scott and Randy Hanzal.

Doesken has done nothing wrong.

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