District 15 - Marshall area

Last updated: 2015-02-24

CO Craig Miska (Ortonville) reported ATV, commercial minnow, ice fishing and predator hunting activity were monitored during the week. Aeration and game farm inspections were completed. Fish houses were checked for littering violations. ATV violations were encountered.

CO Matt Loftness (Marshall) worked the end of the walleye/northern fishing season. Windy and cold conditions affected outdoor activity. Aeration system inspections were completed with some lakes still seeing open water out past thin ice signs. Poor ice conditions continue to be a topic of conversations. ATV enforcement was also worked. Assistance was given with a community event on Lake Redwood in Redwood Falls.

CO Jim Robinson (Slayton) spent the week working investigations and ice anglers. Complaints of coyote hunters using trucks were worked.

CO Ed Picht (Montevideo) anglers continue to find crappie on Lac qui Parle. Extra patrols were given for litter enforcement around fish houses. Enforcement action was taken for angling with extra lines, no fish house license, and no identification on a fish house.

WREO Larry Hanson (Southern Region) attended training in Eden Prairie. A region 4 AIS meeting was also attended in New Ulm. A possible WCA violation in Kandiyohi County was investigated. ATVs, ice fishermen and trappers were checked.

Benson - vacant.

Madison - vacant.

Redwood Falls - vacant.

Worthington - vacant.