District 1 - Baudette area
Last updated: 2013-12-10
CO Jeremy Woinarowicz (Thief River Falls) assisted with the elk hunter orientation at Lake Bronson State Park, checked area muzzleloader hunters, and monitored area ice fishing activity. A call of a possibly abandoned ice shelter was investigated and multiple questions regarding fur registration were fielded. Bitterly cold temps kept outdoor activities to a minimum.
CO Demosthenes Regas (Blackduck) monitored angling activity on Upper Red Lake and special regulation lakes around Blackduck. Trapping and muzzleloader hunting activity was monitored and assistance was given to a group of anglers who underestimated the snow and slush conditions on Upper Red Lake. Time was spent investigating a shoreline/waters alteration violation. Enforcement actions included over limit of walleyes, unattended lines, and license violations.
CO Robert Gorecki (Baudette) monitored fishing and snowmobiling activity throughout the week. Anglers are reporting areas of slush on Lake of the Woods and Upper Red Lake due to the heavy snowfall?s weight on the ice. Despite the slush and bitter cold temperatures, anglers are still reporting good fishing. Enforcement action taken throughout the week included fishing and ATV violations.
Blackduck #1 - vacant.
Karlstad - vacant.
Warroad #1 - vacant.
Warroad #2 - vacant.