District 1 - Baudette area

Last updated: 2014-09-23



CO Ben Huener (Roseau) experienced a busy week of waterfowl and small game activity. Complaints of illegal bear baits were investigated. Dumped deer and goose carcasses were also investigated. A calf depredation was confirmed near Skime as being killed by wolves.

CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) continued training a Conservation Officer Candidate (COC), working mainly on wildlife identification and watercraft operation. Calls answered included nuisance beaver issues, deer hunting questions, and a goose out of season case. Enforcement action is pending for multiple waterfowl violations including take in closed season, no state or federal waterfowl stamp, no small game license, and litter. CO Woinarowicz also assisted with a car struck moose in Marshall County.

CO Demosthenes Regas (Blackduck) reports checking goose, grouse, bear and archery deer hunters. Anglers were checked on area station lakes and boater AIS compliance was monitored. Time was spent patrolling area forest roads and trails for ORV, ATV and OHM activity and a wolf depredation complaint was investigated. Enforcement action for the week included hunting without a license, no state waterfowl stamp, no federal waterfowl stamp and no early season goose permit.

Baudette #1 -vacant.

Baudette #2 -vacant.

Blackduck #2 - vacant.

Karlstad - vacant.

Thief River Falls #2 - vacant.

Warroad #1 - vacant.

Warroad #2 - vacant.