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 highlighted with a green arrow and, when necessary, updated text is underlined. Deleted language that is no longer applicable appears in a strike-through typeface. You may have to refresh your browser's cache for changes to appear.

Ice fishing shelter removal dates

Liberalized lakes

Whitefish - Cisco sport gillnetting

Mille Lacs regulations

Upper Red Lake regulations

Seasonal Closures

Alabama/Umbrella/Yumbrella rig

Sport Fish Restoration Funds LogoLicense 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.