Fishing regulations

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2017 Fishing Regulations pdf

Regulation corrections & updates

This online version of the fishing regulations contains the latest corrections to the printed version. Updates are highlighted in blue text. You may have to refresh your browser's cache for changes in the PDF file to appear.

Additional information

Seasonal fishing closures pdf

Why BaitCloud is illegal

Ice fishing shelter licenses and 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.