District 12 - Princeton area

Last updated: 2015-01-27

CO Mitch Sladek (Big Lake) worked fishermen on area lakes. He issued summons and written warnings for a number of violations. He assisted on an injured owl the rehabilitation team was notified. He assisted District 13 at the Lake Waconia Vintage Snowmobile Rally with a number of summons and written warnings issued for expired registration, failure to display registration, speed and allowing juvenile to operate a snowmobile illegally. He assisted Sherburne County Sheriff?s Department with a criminal damage to property call on an area lake.

CO Rick Reller (Buffalo) reported the warm weather has increased the fishing activity, but most anglers are having a hard time finding a good bite on most lakes. Enforcement action was taken for angling without a license, angling with extra lines and possession of marijuana.

CO Tony Musatov (Sauk Rapids) checked ice anglers. Violations were found for no license, extra lines, and possession of drug paraphernalia. CO Musatov spoke at a youth snowmobile safety class. Follow up was done on a big game case.

CO Todd Langevin (Center City) reports a busy week on area lakes. Numerous permanent shelters remain on area lakes without identification. Anglers had a hard time finding decent numbers of fish on area lakes. CO Langevin also handled several animal complaints. Violations included fail to display ATV registration, unattended lines, no license in possession and extra lines.

CO Brandon McGaw (Mora) checked anglers during the week. Time was spent on area lakes and fishing success varied. Lots of folks enjoyed the warm weather and most found themselves on the ice recreating in some fashion. Enforcement action was taken on angle with extra lines and no angling license and purchase husband/ wife combination license without being married.

CO Angela Londgren (Cambridge) checked anglers on local lakes and at fishing tournaments and reports seeing limits of panfish. Officer Londgren also had a student ride along, followed up on trapping and dumping complaints, and spoke at a snowmobile safety class.