Weekly Conservation Officer's report

District 12 - Princeton area

Last updated: 2017-06-19

CO Rick Reller (Buffalo) followed up on a possible illegal wetlands fill and waters violation. Several calls were handled related to last weekend?s storms, which left several boats adrift in lakes and damage to boat lifts. Enforcement action was taken this week for angling without a license and watercraft registration violations.

CO Phil Mohs (Center City) worked fishing, boating, and ORV activity throughout the week. An interview about boat safety was conducted for a local TV station. Enforcement action was taken for illegal length bass on Chisago Lake, fishing without a license, and watercraft registration violation.

CO Brandon McGaw (Mora) checked anglers during the week. Fishing success was sporadic. ATV activity remains high. Enforcement action was taken on angling without a license and youth ATV passenger without a helmet.

CO Mitch Sladek (Big Lake) worked fishermen on area lakes and rivers. He assisted with giving an individual a tour of the SNA Islands on the Mississippi River for a DNR research project. He handled a number of nuisance animal calls and worked invasive species on area accesses.

CO Tony Musatov (Sauk Rapids) checked anglers, boaters, and ATV?s. Violations were found for extra lines and no angling license. Several animal calls were handled.