District 4 - Wadena area

Last updated: 2015-09-01

CO Greg Oldakowski (Wadena) reports investigating a litter complaint at a public access. Bear baits were checked in the area and goose populations were monitored for the upcoming season. Assistance was provided to trapper education instructors during a class and a presentation was given to youth at a sportsman?s club youth field day event.

CO Mark Mathy (Cass Lake) checked AIS, anglers, boaters, and ATVs. Bear baiting activity was monitored. Annual required training was attended at Camp Ripley. Enforcement action was taken for AIS and ATV violations.

CO Duke Broughten (Longville) spent the week focusing on angling, ATV, ricing, and boating activity. Recreational activity was low in the area. Anglers found moderate success. Bear hunters report a slow start to the bear baiting season. CO Broughten investigated calls regarding destruction of a beaver dam, operating a weedroller without a permit, and nuisance beaver.

CO Colleen Adam (Rec Specialist) attended annual training and checked trails. She worked a case of wild rice enforcement.

Remer - vacant.

Walker - vacant.