District 12 - Princeton area

Last updated: 2015-05-27

CO Angela Londgren (Cambridge) checked anglers, boaters, ATVs, minnow/turtle traps, and conducted AIS compliance checks. Officer Londgren also investigated public water violation checks, and a report of a calf killed.

CO Rick Reller (Buffalo) spent time this week checking anglers, boating and ATV activity in Wright County. Several angling complaints were investigated. Spring is also a busy time for wildlife calls with the young of the year wildlife out and about. Enforcement action was taken for angling without a license, over limit of crappies, allow illegal operation by a juvenile of an ATV and registration violations on recreational vehicles.

CO Todd Langevin (Center City) reports a busy holiday weekend. CO Langevin spent the weekend checking fishing, boating and AIS regulations. CO Langevin also received a call of a great blue heron caught in a pan trap on a dock. CO Langevin was able to remove the trap from the heron?s foot. The landowners were contacted regarding the issue. Enforcement action was taken. Other violations included illegal length bass, illegal length walleye, fail to remove drain plug and no license in possession.

CO Brandon McGaw (Mora) checked anglers during the week. Fishing success was good for many anglers. Time was also spent in high ATV traffic areas. Enforcement action was taken on burning of prohibited materials and operating an ATV on a county road.

CO Mitch Sladek (Big Lake) worked fishermen on area lakes and rivers. He followed up on a number of nuisance animal calls. He also followed up on a dumping complaint in the Sand Dunes State Forest. He did a site inspection on a possible wetland and public waters violation.

CO Tony Musatov (Sauk Rapids) investigated a wetland complaint and an ATV trespassing call. Anglers and boaters were checked. Time was spent on an aquatic vegetation issue and enforcement work on aquatic invasive species.

Princeton - vacant.