Last updated: 2017-03-20
CO Phil Mohs (Center City) worked trapping and burning activity. Everyone is reminded to get a burning permit prior to burning. A TIP call was received for violators shooting geese during the closed season. Chisago County Sheriff deputies tracked down the violators and enforcement action was taken.
CO Mike Krauel (Milaca) spent the week patrolling for ATV activity. CO Krauel has been receiving numerous complaints of ATV?s destroying road ditches and driveways. He would like to remind ATV users to read the regulation book before riding. CO Krauel also followed up on several big game cases. Enforcement action was taken for operating a Class 2 ATV in the road ditch, no ATV certificate, and failure to register a big game animal.
CO Brandon McGaw (Mora) checked some anglers during the week. A few ventured out on the ice. The first boat of the season was checked as well. Those anglers broke ice to gain access but decided they would risk it with only taking one life preserver. ATV?s were also worked. Enforcement action was taken on ATV violations and no life preserver.
CO Reller (Buffalo) spent most of the week instructing at the annual Waterfowl School for the newest conservation officers. A few anglers were checked this week with enforcement action taken for angling without a license and angling for closed species.
CO Tony Musatov (Sauk Rapids) checked anglers and ATV?s/OHM?s. Violations were found for fishing for closed species, no PFD?s, and illegal operation on roadway. Follow up was done on a deer case and a bear case. CO Musatov also spoke at a youth firearm safety class.