CO Kipp Duncan (Duluth East) assisted at the PolyMet public hearing held in Duluth during the week.
CO Jeff Humphrey (Cromwell) checked ice angling activity on area lakes and worked snowmobile enforcement. Anglers were reporting mixed results on panfish, pike and perch. Area snowmobile activity picked up during the week and a vintage snowmobile run was held in the area. CO Humphrey, along with other officers, assisted Duluth PD with a detail held at the DECC. Angling license violations were encountered.
CO Scott Staples (Carlton) worked on an ongoing wetland complaint and checked several anglers in the area. Complaints of possible illegally taken deer and overlimits of fish were investigated. Enforcement action was taken for ATV registration violations and angling without a license in possession.