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Boat licensed in MN and WI?

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We are taking a trip to Lake Geneva WI in a couple of weeks. Anyone know if there is a separate boat license required to boat in WI if it's already licensed in MN?

I know you can buy WI licenses. Just hoping it works like cars and being already licensed in one state doesn't require a separate license in WI.

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Yep, I fish over in the Chippewa Falls area about a half dozen times a year. I just get an annual fishing license off the WI DNR HSOforum.

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Just like a car. No additional license required.

at least until next year Wisconsin is trying to pass that

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Is it only WI or all states? Is it a Federal thing like the drivers license or is it up to each state to individually accept other states licenses?

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Right now you just need to have it licensed in the state you live in but Wisconsin is trying to get the legislation in place if it does go into effect next year it will only be a matter of time for other states to jump on that

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So they are going to make your boat look like an over the road truck with stickers all over the place. Yea, that will make me want to travel more.

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So they are going to make your boat look like an over the road truck with stickers all over the place. Yea, that will make me want to travel more.

I hear ya! We aren't comercial driver over the road. If anything they should treat it the same as a vehicle or atv. If you are in the state for more than 30 days(I think that is correct), then you have to have a license for that state.

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Great question. I would not have even given it a 2nd thought until I received a ticket. Now I am wondering if in Mn with the lifetime lic. for a trailer do some states require plates?

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My boat is registered in MN and has MN tags. However, I now reside in Kentucky since im in the army. I've been checked several times and the COs have never had a problem with the MN registration. I think it is just like automobiles.

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This is from the WI boat regs.

"You must have a Wisconsin Registration and expiration decals to operate a vessel legally. Exceptions include:

"Vessels registered in another state and using Wisconsin waters for less than 60 consecutive days"

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This is from the WI boat regs.

"You must have a Wisconsin Registration and expiration decals to operate a vessel legally. Exceptions include:

"Vessels registered in another state and using Wisconsin waters for less than 60 consecutive days"

Thanks Lunker, I knew it was something like that.

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