Reports filed Sundays by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Brad Johnson (Silver Bay) checked anglers on inland lakes and Lake
Superior. Checked one snowmobile trying the first snow. Received a TIP
report of illegal deer taking. Travelled around the district testing
Thomas Wahlstrom (Tofte) checked ice anglers and monitored ATV
activity. Ice thickness is beginning to improve but people should always
use caution. Responded to a car kill moose, continued to follow up on
trapping investigations, and returned calls to people who were confused
about the upcoming trout openers.
Kipp Duncan (Duluth) spent time checking winter fishing. Trapping
enforcement was also checked during the week. Time was also spent doing
office work that involved follow-up on a couple fall deer hunting cases
that are waiting for charging. A day was spent at an area high school
talking with classes about the job as a conservation officer.
Randy Hanzal (Duluth) spent time catching up with reports and filing
of cases with the county attorney’s office. Also, time was spent
preparing for some upcoming testimony in court. Another person was
caught hunting deer over a baited area. Computer training and other
maintenance issues were also conducted during the week.
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