Fishing regulations


2020 fishing regulations cover

New regulations coming

Look for the 2020 fishing regulations booklet online and wherever fishing licenses are sold beginning Sunday, March 1.

Fishing regulations for 2020 become effective March 1. For 2019 seasons that remain open past March 1, anglers must purchase a 2020 license to keep fishing past the last day of February.

Additional information

License information

Fishing regulations cover

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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.