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97A.331 PENALTIES RELATED TO HUNTING.

Subdivision 1.Hunting while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.

A person that violates the provision of section 97B.065 relating to hunting while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Subd. 2.Shining.

A person that violates section 97B.081, relating to the use of an artificial light to locate wild animals while in possession of a firearm, bow, or other implement capable of killing big game is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Subd. 3.Transporting illegal big game.

A person that knowingly transports big game taken in violation of the game and fish laws is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Subd. 4.Taking and possessing big game out of season.

A person that takes or illegally possesses big game during the closed season is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Subd. 5.Moose; elk; caribou.

A person that unlawfully takes, transports, or possesses moose, elk, or caribou in violation of the game and fish laws is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Subd. 6.Pine marten; otter; fisher; wolverine.

A person that takes, transports, or possesses pine marten, otter, fisher, or wolverine in violation of the game and fish laws is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

Subd. 7.Gray wolf.

A person who takes, harasses, destroys, buys, sells, possesses, transports, or ships a gray wolf in violation of the game and fish laws is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.