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Old 01-05-2010, 06:00 PM
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Default Cleaning your equipment

After you are done with a day of fishing, do you take the time to carefully clean your equipment? You don't want to accidentally spread something from one fishing spot to another, e.g., whirling disease.
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Old 01-05-2010, 06:12 PM
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Not something that I've ever really considered. But when you mention something like whirling disease and how it can be easily transmitted through spores, then it makes me realize I need to be more responsible.
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:17 PM
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It really is important to thoroughly wash whatever has been in the water before you head off to your next fishing spot. Cross contamination can be a major problem if you transmitt spores or parasites from one location to another.
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