Mn Department of Natural Resourses
CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls) reports more leaves falling, which contributes to more grouse in hunters? bags. Outdoor activities continue to be busy as the weather has been very cooperative for grouse hunting, ATV riding, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. Compliance overall was good, and enforcement action was taken for unlawful deposit of garbage on public lands.
CO John Slatinski IV (Ray) reports bear-related complaints continue to come in. Most of these complaints can be traced to the bear finding some food source. Small-game and ATV activity continue to ramp up as fall progresses. Waterfowl hunters have not been as plentiful as we get into a bit of a lull waiting for migrators to show up. Follow up on a waters complaint completed. Administrative tasks were completed, ass was training.