District 7 - Grand Rapids area

Last updated: 2014-12-16

CO Randy Patten (Northome) checked anglers, trappers, and muzzleloader hunters. Answered questions on wolf inspection/tagging regulations and processed incidentally caught furbearers.

CO Mike Fairbanks (Deer River) checked anglers, monitored spearing activity, worked trapping complaints and assisted with hunters wolf carcass inspections. The recent warmer temps and rain melted all the snow in the area. Enforcement action was taken for license issues and OHV registration issues.

CO Sarah Sindelir (Grand Rapids) checked hunters and anglers this past week. Ice conditions are still fairly good in most areas despite the warmer weather. She took a couple calls regarding archery and muzzleloader license questions.

CO Thomas Sutherland (Grand Rapids) attended a snowmobile safety class where area youth were given a law talk and introduced to snowmobile safe riding techniques. CO Sutherland also attended the ?Shop with a Hero? event in Grand Rapids where area underprivileged youth shop with a law enforcement officer, EMT or military member to provide presents for their families during the holiday season.

CO Gary Lefebvre (Pengilly) worked fishermen, ATVs, trappers and muzzleloader deer hunters. He also worked deer hunting and trapping violations during the week.