District 6 - Two Harbors area

Last updated: 2015-08-25

CO Sean Williams (Ely) focused on bear bait enforcement over the week. Baiting activity was high and many showed signs of recent bear visits. Violations included: litter, and operating an ATV on a county highway.

CO Mary Manning (Hovland) helped teach defensive tactics and firearms to officers from around the state at annual in-service training at Camp Ripley. The officer also checked bear baits, answered questions on ATV operation by juveniles and Firearms Safety classes, and followed up on reports of fish over-limits and angling license issues.

CO Anthony Bermel (Babbitt) reports attending training at Camp Ripley and working bear baiting. Some nuisance bear calls are still coming in. Enforcement action was taken for fail to transfer ATV ownership and operating on a state highway.

CO David Schottenbauer (Silver Bay) worked area bear baiting activity in the area. CO Schottenbauer also checked several anglers on remote lakes. Time was also spent at Camp Ripley for training.

CO Thomas Wahlstrom (Tofte) assisted with teaching firearms training during in-service at Camp Ripley. The officer responded to multiple calls regarding nuisance animals. Bear bait stations, ATV riders and anglers were also worked.

CO Don Murray (Two Harbors) worked angling, big game, and ATV enforcement efforts during the week. Lake trout and salmon fishing continues to be good on Lake Superior. A trapping incident was investigated and an illegal report of a beaver dam removal was taken.