Fish fillet regulations

No Filleted Fish on the Water

Anglers: When traveling on or fishing waters with size restrictions different than statewide regulations, all fish for which a size restriction applies must have the head, tail, fins, and skin intact and be measurable. This includes Rainy River as well as Rainy, Kabetogama, Crane, Namakan, Sandpoint and Little Vermillion Lakes in the International Falls management area.

Fish as a fillet and fish with head, tail, fins, and skin intact.

For more information, please refer to the possessing and transporting fish sections in the Minnesota Fishing Regulations booklet. Questions can be directed to the DNR Information Center at 1-888-646-6367.

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