District 15 - Marshall area
Last updated: 2014-03-11
WREO Larry Hanson (Southern Region) attended training and a regional meeting in New Ulm. An AIS booth was manned at the Fargo Sportsman Show in Fargo, ND. Restoration and replacement orders were issued in McLeod County. A Public Waters violation was discovered in Murray County.
CO Craig Miska (Ortonville) checked ice fishing activity throughout the week, with anglers having moderate success. Warm weekend temperatures convinced many people to enjoy local outdoor activities. ATV and commercial minnow activity were also monitored. Angling violations were encountered.
CO Gary Nordseth (Worthington) attended a regional meeting in New Ulm and patrolled area snowmobile trails. The officer also followed up on various TIP calls which were received throughout the week.
CO Jim Robinson (Slayton) spent the week checking fishing shelters, spring goose hunters, and snowmobiles. Recent warm temperatures have destroyed trails and made most all outdoor activities sloppy.
CO Matt Loftness (Marshall) spent most of the week working fishing, snowmobile and predator hunting enforcement. Investigations were done on fish house issues dealing with the March 3 removal deadline. Preparation work continues for upcoming spring firearms safety classes and commercial business inspections. A meeting was attended at the regional headquarters.
CO Doug Lage (Marshall) advises that all fish houses have been removed from area lakes in his station. He attended a training session in New Ulm. Coyote hunters have been out with some success.
CO Ed Picht (Montevideo) reports that warmer weather brought out the perch and crappie fishermen. Aeration systems were inspected and commercial minnow inspections were performed. Remember that the 2013 angling licenses expired as of the end of February.
Benson - vacant.
Madison - vacant.
Redwood Falls - vacant.