2014 Fishing Regulations (4 MB | 88 pg)
Effective March 1, 2014
The online version of the 2014 Fishing Regulations contains the latest corrections to the printed version. Updates are in underlined text and highlighted with an arrow in the page margin. Deleted language that is no longer applicable appears in a strike-through typeface.
Effective Dec. 2, 2013, darkhouse spearing restrictions were lifted on the following lakes:
As pictured here, an Alabama/Umbrella/Yumbrella lure is not legal in Minnesota waters because it contains multiple lures/baits on the same line, each with a hook and each capable of catching a fish. Read more about this lure and modifications that would make it legal in Minnesota waters.
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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.