Unless a different penalty is prescribed, a person is guilty of a misdemeanor if that person:
(1) takes, buys, sells, transports or possesses a wild animal in violation of the game and fish laws;
(2) aids or assists in committing the violation;
(3) knowingly shares in the proceeds of the violation;
(4) fails to perform a duty or comply with a requirement of the game and fish laws;
(5) knowingly makes a false statement related to an affidavit regarding a violation of the game and fish laws; or
(6) violates or attempts to violate a rule under the game and fish laws.
Unless a different penalty is prescribed, a person convicted of violating a provision of the game and fish laws that is defined as a gross misdemeanor is subject to a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $3,000 and imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 90 days or more than one year.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes