Fishing regulations

Fishing licenses are effective from March 1 to the last day of February of the following year. A fishing license for the current 2022-23 license year is effective until Feb. 28, 2023.

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This information is available in an alternative format upon request. E-mail the DNR Information Center at [email protected] 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.