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97C.311 LAKE SUPERIOR FISHING GUIDE LICENSE.
    Subdivision 1. License required. A person may not operate a charter boat and guide anglers
on Lake Superior or the St. Louis River Estuary for compensation without a fishing guide
license. For purposes of this subdivision and section 97A.475, subdivision 15, "St. Louis River
Estuary" means the United States Coast Guard navigable waters of the lower St. Louis River to
the Minnesota State Highway No. 23 bridge.
    Subd. 2. Rules. The commissioner shall adopt rules for:
(1) issuance of the licenses, including qualifications for licensees; and
(2) record keeping and reporting by licensees.
    Subd. 3. Federal requirements. A person may not use a watercraft for activities authorized
under this section unless the watercraft complies with all applicable licensing and safety
requirements of the United States Coast Guard.
History: 1986 c 386 art 3 s 24; 1993 c 231 s 54; 1999 c 57 s 2