District 14 - East Metro area

Last updated: 2015-06-23

CO Tony Salzer (Ham Lake) patrolled Carlos Avery for activity. CO Salzer also patrolled the Boot Lake SNA for illegal vehicle activity. The use of motor vehicles is not allowed in the Boot Lake SNA.

CO Scott Arntzen (Forest Lake) spent the week checking anglers, watercraft users and doing AIS enforcement. CO Arntzen investigated several TIP calls, assisted with a river clean up detail on the Mississippi River and issued a CDO for a wetland violation. Violations for the week included no fishing license in possession, insufficient number of PFDs, registration issues and no angling license.

WREO Adam Block (Metro) spent the week patrolling for AIS and angling activity. WREO Block worked the Stillwater bridge project on the St. Croix River. Several calls were received regarding complaints on area lakes regarding motorboats and nuisance animals.

CO Lisa Kruse (White Bear Lake) worked AIS enforcement at area accesses finding good compliance. She handled various TIP calls and worked on aquatic vegetation violations on White Bear Lake. CO Kruse worked fishing and boating enforcement on area lakes and streams, handled nuisance animal calls and worked on a waters violation on Lake Johanna.

CO Joe Kulhanek (Hastings) spent the week monitoring anglers around the area. The bite has remained fairly slow. AIS enforcement was worked around the area with good compliance seen. Enforcement action for the week included angling with extra lines, expired watercraft registration and various license violations.

Eagan - vacant.

Metro Officer - vacant.