District 15 - Marshall area

Last updated: 2016-08-23

CO Craig Miska (Ortonville) monitored AIS, boating, fishing, and off-highway vehicle activity during the week. Questions regarding the upcoming hunting season are becoming more frequent.

CO Luke Gutzwiller (Madison) spent the week checking anglers with the walleye and crappie bite picking up on most area lakes. Enforcement action was taken for license issues. Officer taught the laws and ethics portion of two firearms safety classes held in Dawson.

CO Ed Picht (Montevideo) spent time on Big Stone Lake checking boaters and anglers. Enforcement action was taken for overloaded pontoon, no angling license, no throwable and no ATV safety certificate.

CO Andrew Dirks (Redwood Falls) spent time checking anglers and monitoring ATV and OHM activity. Enforcement action was taken for multiple off- highway motorcycle violations that included operation within the road right of way of a state highway. CO reports that the water level of the Minnesota River is dropping but water levels are still high.

CO Jim Robinson (Slayton) spent the week checking anglers and working ATVs. Goose hunting and deer hunting questions abound. Goose numbers look good and many hunters are scouting for the early season. Enforcement action was taken foe registration violations.

Lake Benton - vacant.

Benson - vacant.

Worthington - vacant.