Boaters Gearing Up for July 4th Weekend May Need Inspection
June 30, 2021
As boaters flock to the amazing rivers and lakes across the state for the July 4th weekend, keep in mind the rules aimed at preventing aquatic invasive species from spreading.
Just like in past years, watercraft owners must stop at all open inspection stations they encounter. Typically, these stops are very brief and include a short series of questions and an inspection of the boat and trailer. Watercraft owners can make this process quick and easy if they consistently practice Clean, Drain and Dry:
• Clean all mud and debris from the watercraft and trailer.
• Pull drain plugs and make...
For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.