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Conservation Report District – 5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports a busy MEA weekend with lots of people enjoying the outdoors, including duck hunting, grouse hunting, riding ATVs, fishing, boating, or the hunting deer. Grouse hunters are still finding lots of birds and a few youth deer hunters also found success for their first time. Meetings in regards…
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October 27, 2022 0

Conservation Officer Report District-5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports time was spent instructing at Camp Ripley Academy 21 for sport fishing enforcement. Bear baiting was monitored throughout the station, as was ATV activity. Phone calls about nuisance animals and ATV-related questions were handled as well. CO Curtis Simonson (International Falls #2) reports spending time this past week…
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August 30, 2022 0

Conservation Officer weekly reports 6/7/22

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) worked on flood relief. CO Curtis Simonson (International Falls #2) reports spending time checking muskie anglers on the Bigfork River this past weekend, monitoring ATV activity and assisting with flood-related issues on Rainy Lake. Simonson would like to remind people that deer are starting to drop their fawns throughout…
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June 7, 2022 0

Conservation Officer Weekly Report – District 5

CO Darrin Kittelson (Int?l Falls #1) reports the 2021 Firearms Deer Season Opener was busy with lots of people enjoying the nice weather. Most deer camps reporting some success, some better than others. Enforcement action was taken for hunting deer with the use of bait, failure to validate site tag, discharging firearm with a road…
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November 9, 2021 0

Conservation Officer Report District 5

CO Troy Fondie (Orr) spent the majority of the week dealing with illegal spruce top/birch pole issues. Small-game and ATV activities continue to be monitored. Trapping activity appeared nonexistent with the weekend beaver, mink, and muskrat opener. Fishing and boating continue as the nice weather holds on. CO Aaron Larson (Tower) spent time checking small-game…
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October 27, 2021 0

Conservation Officer Weekly Report 10/20/19

CO Curtis Simonson (International Falls #2) reports working the Rainy River, grouse hunters, and ATV enforcement this past week. Anglers reported a low success rate on the Rainy River and small-game hunters reported having some success this past weekend. The nice fall weather had many people out enjoying a variety of outdoor activities. CO John…
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October 20, 2021 0

Conservation Officer Weekly Report 10/12/21

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports most of the week was spent checking grouse-hunting activity and fishing activity on the Rainy River. Grouse hunters had the best success, with most people having a few birds in the bag. Animal-related complaints, primarily related to bears, keep being reported. People are reminded to do their part…
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October 13, 2021 0

Conservation Officers Report District 5 9-28-21

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports the opening weekend of waterfowl hunting was relatively uneventful in the area as the nice blue-bird days don?t go hand in hand with good duck hunting. A few birds were seen in the bag. Annual in-service training was attended at Camp Ripley. A few animal-related complaints were handled…
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September 28, 2021 0

Mn DNR Conservation Report District 5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports fall recreational activities are increasing with bear hunting and ATV riding being the main focuses. Instructing emergency vehicle operations to fellow conservation officers was conducted at Camp Ripley. More than 50 local youth received their firearms safety certificate over the weekend. CO Curtis Simonson (International Falls #2) reports…
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September 16, 2021 0

Conservation Officer weekly report District-5 8/3/21

District 5 – Eveleth area Last updated: 2021-08-02 CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports fishing and boating enforcement on Rainy Lake continue to be the main focuses of the workload. Fishing success remains fair to good. A wolf-depredation complaint was investigated on a farm in the Littlefork area. Several animal-related complaints were handled. People are…
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August 3, 2021 0