Fishing regulations

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2017 Fishing Regulations
Effective March 1, 2017

Printed copies of the 2017 regulations will be available later this month at DNR offices and license agents throughout Minnesota.

Why BaitCloud is illegal

Ice fishing shelter removal dates

Liberalized lakes

Whitefish - Cisco sport gillnetting

Mille Lacs regulations

Upper Red Lake regulations

Alabama/Umbrella/Yumbrella rig

License information

Permit information

This information is available in an alternative format upon request. E-mail the DNR Information Center at or call at (651) 296-6157 or (888) MINNDNR.

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.