District 5 - Eveleth area

Last updated: 2014-04-15

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls) spent time checking boating and fishing activity on the Rainy River. The busiest day being Friday with approximately 375+ boats; the catching success decreased as the week and weekend progressed. Enforcement action was taken for no current angling license, illegal length fish, fish transportation issues, no Type IV PFD, and expired boat registration.

CO Troy Fondie (Orr) reports the week was spent working on equipment, storing equipment, and transporting equipment. Additional time was spent on office items and administrative reports. Outdoor activities were monitored with little noted.

CO Brad Schultz (Cook) reports warmer weather again continued to melt a lot of the snow. As the snow melts, large amounts of trash are showing up along the area roads. A few migrating birds were observed passing through the area. Deer are frequenting the roadsides and continue to get hit by vehicles.

CO Mark Fredin (Aurora) was the special guest speaker to the Palo Retired senior citizen at the Loon Lake CC, where Fredin detailed his job requirements and heard a few tall tales from the attendees. Fredin along with other Officers pulled a fish house off Lake Vermilion, the owner was contacted and issues a summons. Vermilion water skipping activities were checked.

I. Falls # 2 - vacant.

Ray - vacant.

Tower - vacant.