Frank Schneider Muskie Tournament Aquatic Invasive Species/Boat Inspections

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YOU CAN DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE BOAT INSPECTION CARD.

2021 Frank Schneider Boat Inspection Card.pdf

AIS Boat Inspections

Tournament regulations require that each boat participating in the Frank Schneider tournament be inspected for aquatic invasive species at a DNR-certified inspection location before it is put into any tournament waters for fishing or pre-fishing. The ONLY exceptions are if the boat has been in the same zone in which you will be fishing and nowhere else OR if it has been out of any water and completely dry for a minimum of 30 days prior to the tournament or any pre-fishing. 

Included in the confirmation information mailed to each participant is a Boat Inspection Card. Every contestant must check one of the choices on the left-hand side of the card and complete the box on the bottom of the card. If you checked choice number 3, please complete the upper portion on the right-hand side of the card when your boat is inspected. If the inspector indicates that your boat must be decontaminated, please fill out that portion of the card also.  

You will need to turn in the completed Boat Inspection Card on Thursday, September 9, (or Friday, September 10 if you are fishing a Saturday/Sunday entry) before you start fishing in the Tournament.

Tournament Area PERMANENT INSPECTION/DECONTAMINATION Locations

     CASS COUNTY

Northwoods Docks
4044 MN-371, Hackensack, MN 56452
Please Call Ahead • 218-675-5175

Musky House
5646 County Rd 126 NE, Longville, MN 56655
Please Call Ahead • 218-363-2044

Walker Marine
8099 State Hwy 371, Walker 56484
Please Call Ahead • 218-547-1727

Crooked Lake Town Hall
509 MN-6, Outing, MN 56662
Friday-Sunday 8 am-6 pm

Federal Dam Recreation Area
1217 Federal Dam Drive NE, Federal Dam, MN 65541
From Bena MN Co. Rd. #8 South, 8 miles
Friday-Sunday 8 am- 6 pm

Cass Lake
East on Hwy. 2 at the Rest Area. Maintained by MN DNR

     CROW WING COUNTY

Ruth Lake / Emily
21244 Mill Road, Emily, MN 56447
Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9 am-5 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday On-call • 218-851-2147

Crosslake
Joint Highway Maintenance Facility
13870 Whipple Drive, Crosslake, MN 56442
Friday-Sunday 10 am-8 pm
Monday-Thursday On-call 9 am-8 pm

Southern Cass County/Gull Lake
10916 E Gull Lake Dr, East Gull Lake, MN 56401
Friday-Sunday from 8 am-6 pm

     HUBBARD COUNTY

812 Henrietta Ave. S
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Available 7 Days a Week On-Call: 218-252-6738

     BELTRAMI COUNTY

2400 Middle School Drive
Bemidji, MN 56601
Available 7 Days a Week On-Call: 218-760-8519

COUNTY INSPECTORS SCHEDULED DURING TOURNAMENT

As soon as this year’s schedules have been released, they will be posted here. Schedules are usually available about 2 weeks in advance.

Keep checking the DNR website at www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/watercraft_inspect/courtesydecon.html for other DNR locations in your area. 

Contact tournament director, Peter Janik – 952-649-9576, who may be able to direct you to other inspection sites in the area.