Aviation Section

Last updated: 2014-09-30

NR Pilot John Heineman (Bemidji) flew Bemidji and Thief lake duck surveys, marten and wolf telemetry and a Lake Vermilion boat survey.

CO Pilot Jason Jensen (Brainerd) reports a ferry flight to New Ulm to switch aircraft. Upon the flights to and from Jensen found a couple possible WCA violation sites that were photographed and forwarded to local officers. Jensen was weathered out on a couple other flights and is prepping for fish stocking.

CO Pilot Bob Geving (New Ulm) flew a waterfowl recon flight for southern area COs. Geving continues to study CFII training.

Pilot/CO Christopher Lofstuen (Bemidji) flew multiple creel survey missions over Leech Lake and attended to aircraft maintenance issues. Wolf and fisher telemetry was also flown.

NR Pilot Brad Maas (Brainerd) began his full time tenure with some administrative tasks. Planning for upcoming flights was also done.