Last updated: 2017-04-24
CO Ben Huener (Roseau) assisted with the Baudette Hunter Safety field day and investigated a wolf depredation in rural Halma.
CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad North) worked AIS, ATV, fire, boat/water safety, and angling enforcement. Enforcement action was taken for open burning of garbage, burning of prohibited materials, operate an ATV with passengers under the age of 18 without helmets/seatbelts, take fish without a license, and illegally take fish during the spring fish run.
CO Nicholas Prachar (Baudette West) reports that sturgeon fishing on the Rainy River is still active. Keep an eye on the 2017 MN Fishing Regulations to know when the Catch and Release season ends and the Keep season begins.
CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls West) attended training to be a field sobriety instructor and assisted with the range day at the Warren firearms safety training. A walleye out of season TIP call was investigated and fishing activity in the Thief River Falls area was monitored. Enforcement action included take game fish out of season and no valid fishing license.
CO Demosthenes Regas (Blackduck South) reports working spring trapping activity, spring fish run activity, and angling activity on special regulation lakes. Time was spent following up on a wildfire investigation, handling reports of incidental catches of muskrat, raccoon and otter, and investigating a wolf depredation complaint.
CO Kyle Quittschreiber (Blackduck North) reports focusing time on AIS, ATV, and angling enforcement. CO Quittschreiber checked sturgeon anglers on the Rainy River. The fish were not very active in the colder weather towards the end of the week. Time was also spent conducting follow up enforcement actions for forestry. Please remember to check for burning restrictions and obtain a permit before you burn.
CO Hannah Mishler (Baudette East) spent the week in K9 training.
Warroad #2 vacant.
Thief River Falls #2 vacant.