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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

Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District talk about recent drought conditions, low water levels

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The dry and drought-like conditions this summer have kept the Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation at bay while working on other projects, after learning more from District Manager Steve Hughes recently. Hughes spoke on the dry conditions being of a historic nature. Lakes and rivers have…
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July 20, 2021 0

Conservation Officer weekly report District-5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports fishing pressure on Rainy Lake continues to be high. People are reminded that the walleye protected slot limit is 18 inches to 26 inches. Trespass issues and nuisance-animal complaints were handled throughout the week as well. A youth firearms safety class was conducted in the Littlefork area, with…
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July 2, 2021 0

Conservation Officer Reports District 5

CO Darrin Kittelson (International Falls #1) reports the hot weather resulted in lots of people heading to Rainy Lake to escape the heat or at least get a reprieve from it. Fishing activity has mainly been limited to the mornings or evenings because of the heat. Enforcement action was taken for no angling license in…
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June 9, 2021 0