District 15 - Marshall area

Last updated: 2014-07-22

CO Matt Loftness (Marshall) advises that fishing, boating, AIS, and ATV activity continue to be the main enforcement focuses. He patrolled Camden and Upper Sioux Agency state parks as they are busy with campers and other visitors. Assistance was given to DNR Wildlife with WMA issues.

CO Craig Miska (Ortonville) checked anglers and boaters during the week. A Firearms Safety class was taught in Graceville. Questions regarding upcoming hunting seasons are becoming more frequent.

CO Doug Lage (Marshall) presented a youth ATV Class in Clarkfield with the assistance of Yellow Medicine County and the Clarkfield Police Department. Enforcement action was taken for unsafe boating practices on area lakes.

CO Gary Nordseth (Worthington) spent the week checking area anglers and boaters. Time was also spent at public accesses enforcing AIS laws. The bite on area lakes continues to be slow.

CO Ed Picht (Montevideo) assisted the Yellow Medicine Sheriff?s Office and Upper Sioux Police Department in teaching an ATV safety class in Clarkfield. He also patrolled area lakes and rivers for fishing, boating, and AIS inspections.

WREO Larry Hanson (Southern Region) reports a follow-up was completed on a wetland violation in Redwood County and a PW violation in Murray County. Cease and Desist Orders were issued in Renville County for a WCA violation.

Benson - vacant.

Madison - vacant.

Redwood Falls - vacant.