(a) The governor may by executive order:
(1) require that fish that are lawfully taken by angling and possessed in Canada be brought into the state in-the-round;
(2) authorize fish lawfully taken by angling in Canada to be transported within the state or out of the state by a nonresident;
(3) require that a Minnesota resident transporting in Minnesota fish that have been taken by angling in Canada possess a Minnesota angling license; and
(4) require that any advertisement of fishing resorts or facilities in Canada in printed or broadcast form originating or distributed within the state must contain a summary of the requirement of clause (1) and penalty for noncompliance.
(b) An executive order issued under paragraph (a) is effective the day following the filing of a certified copy thereof in the Office of the Secretary of State, and remains in effect until rescinded by order of the governor.
A violation of an executive order imposing the requirement in subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause (1), is a misdemeanor, and in addition to any criminal penalty imposed, fish brought into or transported within the state contrary to that executive order must be confiscated, and a penalty of $10 for each fish must be imposed.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes