Enforcement information


Regulations, rules, training

District 17 - Albert Lea area

Last updated: 2017-03-27

CO Chad Davis (Owatonna) checked anglers and ATV operators during the week. Litter complaints were investigated and activity was monitored at wildlife management areas.

CO Jeremy Henke (Albert Lea) worked anglers and light goose hunters this week. CO Henke responded to calls from the public and investigated TIP complaints. Firearms safety class presentations were made in Austin and LeRoy. Most lakes in the area are ice free or very close.

CO Corey Wiebusch (Mankato 2) attended a firearms safety class this past week. Time was spent checking lakes and riverbanks for angling activity. The officer also patrolled for spring burning activity and had contact with several ATV riders.

CO Luke Belgard (Faribault) checked anglers and ATV operators this week. More shore anglers are starting to get out on the river and more fish are being seen. The officer responded to TIP calls including fish out of season and snagging calls.

CO Brent Ihnen (Waseca) spent the week focusing primarily on angling and spring trapping activity. Additional time was spent patrolling for ATV and ORV activity. Officer Ihnen also responded to illegal burning and litter complaints.

CO Chris Howe (St. Peter) checked angling, ATV, and trapping activity this week. ATV riders are reminded that road ditches in the Ag Zone are closed to recreational riders beginning April 1.

CO Jamie VanThuyne (Mankato 1) focused on commercial enforcement, spring trappers and fishermen this week. CO VanThuyne also followed up on cases and worked ATV activity.

Spring Valley vacant.