North Dakota continues sampling for larval zebra mussels in Red River

With people and boats moving around for the holiday weekend, here’s a reminder that we have some hard-to-see invaders that we’re trying to keep out of North Dakota waters. Zebra mussels are great hitchhikers, and the fact that there’s now worry and some evidence that they’ve migrated into the Red River drainage system is reason

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Zebra Mussels are Here, Boaters & Anglers Need to Be Vigilant to Stop the Spread

One of the many North Dakota hometowns I claim is LaMoure, in the southeastern part of the state. The James River runs by just off the western edge of town, and it was there, at a popular fishing spot called the James River Dam site, that some of the first Asian carp in the state

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Zebra Mussel Veligers Found at Several Red River Locations

The march of the Zebra Mussel continues West. Veligers are the early-stage microscopic larvae and they’ve been found in the length of the Red River from Wahpeton to Pembina. Read the full news release below and remember to clean your boat! — Official News Release, ND Game & Fish —  Numerous zebra mussel veligers have

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Zebra Mussels: Estevan Goes on High Alert

Environment Canada released a risk assessment for the Upper Souris Watershed that characterized the basin as ‘high risk’. And if Estevan is high risk, Minot is high risk. Commentary: Everyone that draws water from the river should be aware of this likely-unavoidable threat.

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