At the stroke of midnight on Saturday, May 13th, Governor Mark Dayton cast his line and proclaimed Clean Drain Dry Day, signaling the start to a time honored tradition, the Minnesota Fishing Opener! With over 1.6 million anglers hitting the water, Fishing Opener is the perfect opportunity to educate anglers on the importance of invasive species prevention.
Clean Drain Dry Day recognizes the many advocates who have united under a common theme working to ensure clean water, open access and a vibrant outdoor economy. Click on the following quote to access the full story.
“Clean Drain Dry unites everyone, from lakeshore owners to boaters and anglers, with simple steps to fight the spread of invasive species. I’m happy Governor Dayton acknowledges the coalition of partners working together to keep our lakes and streams healthy.”