Weekly Conservation Officer's report

District 8 - Duluth area

Last updated: 2018-02-20

CO Kipp Duncan (Duluth East) attended a winter water rescue and survival course put on by the U.S. Coast Guard. He worked winter angling and snowmobile enforcement and assisted with staffing the Turn In Poachers Wall of Shame at the Duluth Deer Classic.

CO Jeff Humphrey (Cromwell) checked ice angling activity on area lakes and worked snowmobile enforcement. Anglers reported mixed results on panfish and pike. A number of fish houses were being removed. Humphrey, along with other officers, assisted TIP at the Duluth Boat, Sports, Travel and RV Show/Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Angling, license, and snowmobile violations were encountered.

CO Scott Staples (Carlton) answered several questions while working the TIP booth at the Duluth Boat, Sports, Travel and RV Show/Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic. He spent time checking anglers and fish houses in the area. Enforcement action was taken for angling without a license and information was taken on fish houses that did not have proper identification on them. Patrols were conducted in area state parks, where enforcement action was taken for having dogs off their leash.

Brookston vacant.