Here is the weekly report from Department of Natural Resources
conservation officers in northwest Minnesota for Dec. 16:
Demosthenes Regas (Blackduck #2)checked on a few reports of
accidental catch Pine Martens.
CO Robert Gorecki (Baudette
#2) While checking anglers on Lake of the Woods, CO Gorecki came
upon a rental house with an individual who was known to be revoked
from angling. The individual stated he was just hanging out and
denied angling or having any fish, but possessed fishing rods. CO
Gorecki observed a covered bucket in the back of the individualís
vehicle and it possessed 23 walleye and sauger. Numerous charges are
pending and fish and equipment were seized. Other enforcement action
taken during the week included numerous over limits of walleye,
illegal length walleye, extra lines, unattended lines, angle without
license, ATV registration violations, snowmobile registration
violations, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Hutchins (Crookston) A deer case involving an illegal use of a
landowner deer license was investigated.
CO Dan Malinowski
(Fosston) handled animals dumped in a ditch complaint and received a
call of an injured goose.
CO Brice Vollbrecht (Bemidji)
Follow-up investigations were done on TIP complaints from the
firearm deer season.
CO Phil Seefeldt (Moorhead) followed up
on reports of dogs chasing deer and failure to check traps.
CO Al Peterson (Osage) followed up on a new deer season complaint.
CO Gary Forsberg (Pelican Rapids) spent the week following up
on deer registration issues, and dogs running loose.
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