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Probably Some Fly Fisher Brings Mudsnail to Wisconsin

Saturday, November 09, 2013
BROOKLYN CENTER, MN – New Zealand mudsnails have recently been discovered in famed Black Earth Creek located in Central Wisconsin. As a Class One trout fishery and a treasured resource for anglers all across the Midwest, this finding suggests that more Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! education and outreach needs to be done.
Diane Schauer, AIS Coordinator with Wisconsin DNR said, “These mudsnails are the clone found in Montana, not from the Great Lakes.
They did not come from nearby, they travelled.”  Read Full Story

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