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2009 Minnesota Statutes

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Chapter 97B. Hunting

Chapter Sections
Section Headnote
97B.0001MS 2006 Renumbered 15.001

HUNTING RESTRICTIONSAND REQUIREMENTS
97B.001Trespass
97B.002Civil Trespass
97B.005Training Dogs
97B.011Dogs Pursuing Big Game
97B.015Firearms Safety and Wildlife Identification Course
97B.020Firearms Safety Certificate Required
97B.021Possession of Firearms by Persons under Age 16
97B.022Apprentice Hunter Validation
97B.025Hunter and Trapper Education
97B.026Trapper Education Certificate Requirement
97B.031Use and Possession of Firearms
97B.035Restrictions on Archery Equipment
97B.036Crossbow Hunting during Firearms Season
97B.041Possession of Firearms and Ammunition Restricted in Deer Zones
97B.045Transportation of Firearms
97B.051Transportation of Archery Bows
97B.055Discharging Firearms and Bows and Arrows
97B.061Reports and Records
97B.065Hunting While under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance
97B.066Chemical Testing
97B.071Blaze Orange Requirements
97B.075Hunting Restricted between Evening and Morning
97B.081Using Artificial Lights to Locate Animals
97B.085Use of Radios to Take Animals
97B.086Possession of Night Vision Equipment
97B.091Use of Motor Vehicles to Chase Wild Animals Prohibited
97B.095Disturbing Burrows and Dens
97B.101Hunting with Ferrets Prohibited
97B.105Hunting by Falconry
97B.1055Hunting by Persons with Developmental Disability
97B.106Crossbow Permits for Hunting and Fishing
97B.111Special Firearm Hunting Seasons for Physically Disabled
97B.112Special Hunts for Youth
97B.115Computer-Assisted Remote Hunting Prohibition

BIG GAME
97B.201No Open Season for Caribou or Antelope
97B.205Use of Dogs and Horses to Take Big Game Prohibited
97B.211Hunting Big Game by Archery
97B.22Collecting Antler Sheds

DEER
97B.301Deer Licenses and Limits
97B.303Venison Donations
97B.305Commissioner May Limit Number of Deer Hunters
97B.311Deer Seasons and Restrictions
97B.312Repealed, 2000 c 495 s 53
97B.315Repealed, 1988 c 588 s 17
97B.318Arms Use Areas and Restrictions; Regular Firearms Season
97B.321Snares, Traps, Set Guns, and Swivel Guns Prohibited
97B.325Deer Stand Restrictions
97B.326Stands and Blinds on Public Lands
97B.327Report; Deer Other Than White-Tailed or Mule
97B.328Baiting Prohibited

BEAR
97B.401Bear License Required
97B.405Commissioner May Limit Number of Bear Hunters
97B.411Bear Season and Restrictions
97B.415Taking Bear to Protect Property
97B.421Permit Required to Snare Bears
97B.425Baiting Bears
97B.431Bear Hunting Outfitters

MOOSE
97B.501Moose License Required
97B.505Moose Season and Restrictions
97B.511Moose Stand Restrictions

ELK
97B.515Elk; License Required, Seasons, Restrictions
97B.516Elk Management Plan

SMALL GAME
97B.601Small Game Licenses
97B.603Taking Small Game As a Party
97B.605Commissioner May Restrict Taking of Certain Small Game Animals
97B.611Squirrels
97B.615Rabbit and Hare Season
97B.621Raccoons
97B.625Bobcat
97B.631Fox
97B.635Fisher; Badger; Opossum; and Pine Marten
97B.641Cougar, Lynx, and Wolverine
97B.645Gray Wolves
97B.646Gray Wolf Management Plan
97B.651Unprotected Mammals and Birds
97B.655Taking Animals Causing Damage
97B.657Taking Wild Animals to Protect Public Safety
97B.661Removal of Beaver from State Lands
97B.665Impairment of Drainage by Beaver Dams
97B.667Removal of Beaver Dams and Lodges by Road Authorities
97B.671Predator Control Program

BIRDS
97B.701Protected Birds
97B.705Restrictions on Trapping Birds
97B.711Game Birds
97B.715Pheasants
97B.716Prairie Chickens
97B.721License Required to Take Turkey; Tagging and Registration Requirements
97B.723Commissioner May Limit Number of Turkey Hunters
97B.725Guiding Hunters
97B.731Migratory Birds

MIGRATORY WATERFOWL
97B.801Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp Required
97B.802Special Canada Goose Season License Required
97B.803Migratory Waterfowl Seasons and Limits
97B.805Restrictions on Method of Taking Waterfowl on Water
97B.811Decoys and Blinds on Public Lands and Waters

FUR-BEARING ANIMALS, TRAPPING
97B.901Registration and Tagging of Fur-Bearing Animals
97B.905Fur Dealer's Licenses
97B.911Muskrat Seasons
97B.915Mink Seasons
97B.921Otter Seasons
97B.925Beaver Seasons
97B.926Pine Marten and Fisher Zone
97B.928Identification of Traps and Snares
97B.931Tending Traps
97B.935Repealed, 2005 c 146 s 52
97B.941Tampering with Traps
97B.945Setting of Traps Near Water Restricted
97B.951Use of Snares to Take Unprotected Mammals

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