District 12 - Princeton area

Last updated: 2014-07-22

CO Angela Londgren (Princeton) checked anglers/boaters, worked AIS enforcement at public accesses, and followed up on wetland complaints. Officer Londgren also assisted local law enforcement with a DUI arrest.

CO Mitch Sladek (Big lake) worked fishermen on area lakes and river. He followed up on a number of nuisance animal complaints. He worked AIS detail at a number of lake accesses. He made contact with a number of boaters doing a great job of checking trailers for weeds draining all water and transporting boats without plugs in the boat. He handed out a number of DQ Panda awards to young children for wearing the appropriate life jackets while in the boat.

CO Rick Reller (Buffalo) started Field Training process with a COC. Anglers were checked on area lakes with very slow bite in the area. Some boating activity was observed as water levels on area lakes has started to drop, but several lakes still have no wake restrictions in place. Enforcement action was taken for several watercraft operation laws, ATV illegal operation and minor consumption of alcohol.

CO Todd Langevin (Center City) reports working fishing and boating enforcement in the area. Fishermen were finding good numbers of panfish as well as a few walleyes. Time was also spent responding to possible wetland violations. Nuisance animal issues were also handled. Violations included no license in possession, illegal length fish, no throwable PFD and fail to remove plug from boat.

CO Brandon McGaw (Mora) assisted at Camp Ripley with administering the Conservation Officer Perpetration testing. Time was spent working Aquatic Invasive Species at local accesses. Fishing success appears to be average with Pan-fish comprising most of the catch.

CO Travis Muyres (Ham Lake) worked AIS enforcement in Isanti and Chisago counties. En Enforcement action was taken for failing to remove plug and transporting water. CO Muyres also took a nuisance beaver complaint.