With a holiday weekend upon us and fishing season in full swing, the lakes will be swarming with boats across the Northland.  What a perfect time for the Coast Guard to release a handy new boating safety app.

The app features state boating information, a safety equipment checklist, free boating safety check requests, navigation rules, float plans, weather and calling features to report pollution or suspicious activity.

The video below has all the details and you can follow the link below to get the app for your iPhone, iPad or Android device.

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