Watercraft inspection stations open across most of Montana
May 10, 2023
With the exception of Eureka, watercraft inspection stations are open. All vehicles transporting any type of boat, including canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and rafts are required to stop at all inspection stations they encounter.
Watercraft inspection stations are Montana's first line of defense to prevent the movement of AIS, which can have devastating impacts on Montana waterways.
More than 2,400 watercraft have been inspected so far this year. Of those, 13 boats were found to be transporting invasive mussels. Recently, a pontoon boat was intercepted at the Wibaux inspection station (operat...