District 1 - Baudette area

Last updated: 2014-10-29

CO Ben Huener (Roseau) checked duck hunters on Thief Lake and Roseau River WMAs. Duck hunting success has been good, but we are still waiting for bluebills to migrate south. Assistance was given to local law enforcement on Lake of the Woods. Charges were submitted for a deer that was shot from the road on private property. Enforcement action was taken for failing to make an attempt to retrieve ducks on Thief Lake and possessing a deer without a car kill permit.

CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) worked with CO Huener on Thief Lake monitoring waterfowl hunting activity and performing AIS checks and educational contacts. Small game hunting and trapping activity was monitored in the area and a gray wolf depredation complaint was investigated. CO Woinarowicz conducted interviews with ginseng dealers taking enforcement action for failing to file ginseng dealer reports. Other enforcement action for the week included ATV registration violations, OHM operation and registration violations, fail to make reasonable effort to retrieve game bird, and transport loaded firearm in motor vehicle.

CO Demosthenes Regas (Blackduck) reports checking waterfowl hunters, small game hunters, bough harvest activity, working the opening of the trapping season, working angler activity and AIS compliance on special regulation lakes and Upper Red Lake throughout the week. A detail was worked with a neighboring officer. Time was spent investigating a report of a swan that had been shot, burning violations and hunter trespassing complaints. Enforcement action for the week included unlawful transporting loaded firearm violations, burning violations and trespassing violations.

Baudette #1 -vacant.

Baudette #2 -vacant.

Blackduck #2 - vacant.

Karlstad - vacant.

Warroad #1 - vacant.

Warroad #2 - vacant.