Don’t Let It Loose

Releasing live bait threatens our environment. Minnows, Leeches, Worms, and bait water can harbor diseases and aquatic invasive species. 

Do your part to protect our lakes and rivers.

Minnows

Trash in Circle

TOSS IT

Drain Water from bait container on shore, away from water. Dispose of minnows in the compost or trash.

Bag in Circle

KEEP IT

Drain Water from bait container on shore, away from water. Refill container with bottle or tap water.

Worms

Trash in Circle

TOSS IT

Dispose of worms in the trash.

Leeches

Trash in Circle

TOSS IT

Dispose of leeches in the trash.

Thank you to all the Minnesota Counties and U.S. Fish and Wildlife service for supporting AIS prevention through outreach and education.


Learn more about what your local county is doing to prevent the spread by following the links below.

Beltrami County
Cass County
Chisago County
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Lac qui Parle County
Lac qui Parle County
Martin County