District 18 - Rochester area

Last updated: 2016-06-28

CO Tom Hemker (Winona) reports heavy river use. He followed up on fishing and waters complaints. He assisted a stranded boater with a baby in boat that had been trying to flag down people for over an hour but nobody heard or saw them. Hemker also had nuisance animal complaints with wood chucks, rabbits, ducks, deer, eagles, and rattlesnakes.

CO Trent Seamans (Rochester) patrolled for sport fishing, boat/water safety, and invasive species enforcement. Additional efforts were spent on ATV enforcement. Enforcement action was taken for possessing an overlimit of sunfish, angling with an extra line, and angling without a license. CO Seamans assisted fisheries with an aquaculture investigation. A disabled personal watercraft was pulled from the restricted area around the Lake Zumbro Dam.

Red Wing - vacant.

LaCrescent - vacant.

Zumbrota - vacant.