Pair of Baudette, Minn., bait dealers charged with minnow-trapping violation
Published 10/17/2009, Grand Forks Herald
Two Baudette, Minn., bait dealers have been charged in Beltrami County for using nets from infested waters to trap shiner minnows this past May on Upper Red Lake. Kim Barsness, 55, was charged with conspiring to illegally sell wild animals and attempting to illegally sell wild animals — in this case, shiner minnows. John Hult Sr., 68, was charged with the same offenses. The charges are gross misdemeanors.Word count: 718
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