District 7 - Grand Rapids area

Last updated: 2016-02-09

CO Randy Patten (Northome) checked anglers and trappers, patrolled area snowmobile trails, attended training at Camp Ripley, and processed incidentally taken furbearers. Enforcement action taken for failure to display snowmobile registration.

CO Jayson Hansen (Big Fork) worked snowmobile, sport fishing, and small game enforcement. Snowmobile trails were excellent for the amount of snow in the area. Violations for the week included fail to display registration and operating a snowmobile on the county road.

CO Mike Fairbanks (Deer River) checked anglers, attended in-service training and monitored snowmobile activity. Angler success was on the upside this week. Enforcement action was taken for license issues.

CO Sarah Sindelir (Grand Rapids) checked anglers this past week. She also attended an awards/training session for DNR enforcement. She worked snowmobile activity in the Grand Rapids and Hill City areas.

CO Thomas Sutherland (Grand Rapids) worked angling activity and snowmobilers with both fishing success and trail conditions improving. Enforcement action was taken for angling with extra lines, angling without a license and possession of controlled substances.