Weekly Conservation Officer Reports
Feb 05, 2019 02:19PM
CO Darin Fagerman (Grand Marais) reports an extremely slow week due to the very low temperatures and heavy wind.
CO Mary Manning (Hovland) checked anglers and patrolled state and GIA snowmobile trails. She also worked with DNR Wildlife on a deer feeding dispute between neighbors and checked ski passes at Pincushion Mountain ski trails.
CO Anthony Bermel (Babbitt) worked a busy weekend of angling and snowmobile enforcement and attended court. A weekend snowmobile detail was worked with CO Lerchen. Bermel gave the law talk for the Ely snowmobile safety class. Enforcement action included numerous snowmobiles with expired registration, snowmobile speed, loud exhaust, live minnows on a trout lake, unattended lines, and no shelter tag. A Division background investigation was completed.
CO Thomas Wahlstrom (Tofte) checked anglers on area trout lakes and patrolled snowmobile trails with area officers. He officer attended training at Camp Ripley. Enforcement action was taken for snowmobile violations.