District 1 - Baudette area
Last updated: 2015-06-30
CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked anglers on the Roseau River, Hayes Lake, and Lake of the Woods. Assistance was given to local law enforcement on an ATV complaint. Citations were issued to anglers on Lake of the Woods for angling with extra lines.
CO Eric Benjamin (Warroad) worked boat and water safety, AIS, angling and ATV enforcement. Enforcement action was taken for illegal possession of grouse out of season, transporting fish fillets (walleye/sauger/northern) without a patch of skin and transporting uncountable fish fillets.
CO Hannah Cowden (Warroad) assisted with a detail in District 3 and also spent time checking anglers on Lake of the Woods. A complaint of a man trading beer for fish at a public access was handled, as the man was suspected of having many more fish than allowed in possession.
CO Nicholas Prachar (Baudette) reports an incredibly busy week. Fishing activity was worked on Lake of the Woods and Upper Red Lake. CO Prachar worked numerous AIS violations in Lake of the Woods County and was able to assist multiple agencies with everything from DUI arrests to terroristic disturbances. Enforcement action was taken on multiple alcohol violations, illegal off-highway motorcycle operation, and drain plug violations.
CO Demosthenes Regas (Blackduck) reports working AIS, as well as angling and boating activity on Upper Red Lake and special regulation lakes. Time was spent with an intern ride along and investigating a TIP call. A call was handled of a couple of bears which have been making entry to a garage in search of the homeowner?s garbage. Enforcement action taken for the week included over-limit of walleye, taking wild animals while privileges are suspended, boating safety equipment violations and angling license violations.
Baudette #2 -vacant.
Blackduck #2 - vacant.
Karlstad - vacant.