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DNR: Trout anglers urged to take steps to prevent spreading invasive snail

10:51 AM, Feb. 26, 2014
New Zealand mudsnails, an invasive species, was documented in Black Earth Creek in 2013. Help keep the invader from spreading to other streams.
New Zealand mudsnails, an invasive species, was documented in Black Earth Creek in 2013. Help keep the invader from spreading to other streams.
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With a potentially prolific invasive snail recently documented in Black Earth Creek, one of Wisconsin's premier trout waters, and a native parasite spreading among brook trout statewide, anglers can help keep Wisconsin fish and streams healthy by taking a few key prevention steps after fishing during the early catch-and-release trout season.

"Prevention steps work and everyone's vigilance matters," says Deborah Seiler, aquatic invasive species outreach coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and UW-Extension.

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