Aquatic nuisance species (ANS) pose a significant threat to Colorado’s waterways. These species can cause considerable damage to water infrastructure, lakes, rivers, and wildlife.
As anglers, it is important for us to recognize that the “Clean, Drain, and Dry” slogan doesn’t just apply to speedboats and Skidoos. We spend considerable time in and near bodies of water in this state, and that means we need to be very careful how we clean and dry our own equipment.
READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE ON THE COLORADO TO WEBSITE: http://coloradotu.org/2017/09/preventing-aquatic-nuisance-species/