Fishing regulations

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2015 Fishing Regulations pdf (4 MB | 92 pg)
Effective March 1, 2015

The online version of the 2015 Fishing Regulations contains the latest corrections to the printed version. Updates are in underlined text and highlighted with an arrow in the page margin. Deleted language that is no longer applicable appears in a strike-through typeface.

Ice fishing shelter removal dates

Liberalized lakes

Whitefish - Cisco sport gillnetting

Mille Lacs regulations

Upper Red Lake regulations

Seasonal Closures

Sport Fish Restoration Funds LogoLicense information

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This fishing regulations document contains a synopsis of the state fishing laws and regulations. For complete fishing laws and regulations, consult Minnesota Statutes and Rules of the DNR.