During any firearms season in the shotgun use area, only legal shotguns loaded with single-slug shotgun shells, legal muzzleloading long guns, and legal handguns may be used for taking deer. Legal shotguns include those with rifled barrels.
The shotgun use area is that portion of the state lying within the boundary described under Minnesota Statutes, section 97B.318, subdivision 1.
The all legal firearms use area is that part of the state lying outside of the shotgun zone.
MS s 97B.311
18 SR 83; 20 SR 2287; 33 SR 215
October 3, 2013
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes