Posted: April 11, 2013An angler’s boat needs even more attention than his tackle box in preparation for opening day.
Boats that don’t meet basic requirements are subject to a fine, which would taint even a good day of fishing.
Boating safety rules vary from Spokane County to Idaho. For example, kids under 12 must wear life jackets on boats in Washington, while Idaho enforces the requirement on kids under 14.
Although specifics must be checked out for each county, here are guidelines for being legal in both states:
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