A person may not take small game without a small-game license except as provided in subdivision 4.
A person may not take small game with traps without a trapping license and a small-game license except as provided in subdivision 4.
A nonresident may not take raccoon or bobcat by firearms without a separate license to take that animal in addition to a small-game license.
A nonresident may take small game, except wolves, by trapping only on land owned by the nonresident, if the nonresident possesses a trapping license for fur-bearing animals other than wolves and a small-game license.
(a) A resident under age 16 may take small game, other than wolves, without a small-game license, and a resident under age 13 may trap small game and fur-bearing animals, other than wolves, without a trapping license, as provided in section 97A.451, subdivision 3.
(b) A person may take small game, other than wolves, without a small-game license on land occupied by the person as a principal residence.
(c) An owner or occupant may take certain small game causing damage without a small-game or trapping license as provided in section 97B.655.
(d) A person may use dogs to pursue and tree raccoons under section 97B.621, subdivision 2, during the closed season without a license.
(e) A person may take a wolf, turkey, or prairie chicken without a small-game license.
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Revisor of Statutes