District 9 Conservation Officer Reports
CO Tony Flerlage (Crosby) focused work on the area lakes and Mississippi River. More boaters were seen over the Independence Day weekend than any other weekend this year. He dealt with calls of injured and nuisance bears. Fishing has been good through the week.
CO Eric Sullivan (Brainerd) worked area lakes and investigated illegal use of hydraulic jets. He also investigated a road-improvement project that involved the filling of a wetland. Remote patrols in the BWCA were also part of the past week.
CO Amber Ladd (Aitkin) spent the week working ATV and boating activity in the area. She also assisted with a work detail on Lake Minnetonka.