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CHAPTER 97B. HUNTING

Table of Sections
Section Headnote
97B.0001 MS 2006 [Renumbered 15.001]
HUNTING RESTRICTIONS
AND REQUIREMENTS
97B.001 TRESPASS.
97B.002 CIVIL TRESPASS.
97B.005 TRAINING DOGS.
97B.011 DOGS PURSUING BIG GAME.
97B.015 FIREARMS SAFETY AND WILDLIFE IDENTIFICATION COURSE.
97B.020 FIREARMS SAFETY CERTIFICATE REQUIRED.
97B.021 POSSESSION OF FIREARMS BY PERSONS UNDER AGE 16.
97B.0215 PARENT OR GUARDIAN RESPONSIBILITY; VIOLATION.
97B.022 APPRENTICE-HUNTER VALIDATION.
97B.025 HUNTER AND TRAPPER EDUCATION.
97B.026 TRAPPER EDUCATION CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENT.
97B.031 USE AND POSSESSION OF FIREARMS.
97B.035 RESTRICTIONS ON ARCHERY EQUIPMENT.
97B.036 CROSSBOW HUNTING DURING FIREARMS SEASON.
97B.037 CROSSBOW HUNTING; AGE 60 OR OVER.
97B.041 POSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION RESTRICTED IN DEER ZONES.
97B.045 TRANSPORTATION OF FIREARMS.
97B.051 TRANSPORTATION OF ARCHERY BOWS.
97B.055 DISCHARGING FIREARMS AND BOWS AND ARROWS.
97B.061 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.063 HUNTER SATISFACTION SURVEY.
97B.065 HUNTING WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
97B.066 CHEMICAL TESTING.
97B.071 CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS; BLAZE ORANGE OR BLAZE PINK.
97B.075 HUNTING RESTRICTED BETWEEN EVENING AND MORNING.
97B.081 USING ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS TO LOCATE ANIMALS.
97B.085 USE OF RADIOS TO TAKE ANIMALS.
97B.086 POSSESSION OF NIGHT VISION OR THERMAL IMAGING EQUIPMENT.
97B.091 USE OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO CHASE WILD ANIMALS PROHIBITED.
97B.095 DISTURBING AND TAKING FROM BURROWS AND DENS.
97B.099 PROHIBITED HUNTING METHODS.
97B.101 HUNTING WITH FERRETS PROHIBITED.
97B.105 HUNTING BY FALCONRY.
97B.1055 HUNTING BY PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY.
97B.106 CROSSBOW PERMITS FOR HUNTING AND FISHING.
97B.111 SPECIAL FIREARM HUNTING SEASONS FOR PHYSICALLY DISABLED.
97B.1115 USE OF MECHANICAL OR ELECTRONIC ASSISTANCE TO HOLD AND DISCHARGE FIREARMS OR BOWS BY PHYSICALLY DISABLED.
97B.112 SPECIAL HUNTS.
97B.115 COMPUTER-ASSISTED REMOTE HUNTING PROHIBITION.
BIG GAME
97B.201 NO OPEN SEASON FOR CARIBOU OR ANTELOPE.
97B.205 USE OF DOGS AND HORSES TO TAKE BIG GAME PROHIBITED.
97B.211 HUNTING BIG GAME BY ARCHERY.
97B.22 COLLECTING ANTLER SHEDS.
DEER
97B.301 DEER LICENSES AND LIMITS.
97B.303 VENISON DONATIONS.
97B.305 COMMISSIONER MAY LIMIT NUMBER OF DEER HUNTERS.
97B.311 DEER SEASONS AND RESTRICTIONS.
97B.312 [Repealed, 2000 c 495 s 53]
97B.315 [Repealed, 1988 c 588 s 17]
97B.318 ARMS USE AREAS AND RESTRICTIONS; REGULAR FIREARMS SEASON.
97B.321 SNARES, TRAPS, SET GUNS, AND SWIVEL GUNS PROHIBITED.
97B.325 DEER STAND RESTRICTIONS.
97B.326 STANDS AND BLINDS ON PUBLIC LANDS.
97B.327 REPORT; DEER OTHER THAN WHITE-TAILED OR MULE.
97B.328 BAITING PROHIBITED.
BEAR
97B.401 BEAR LICENSE REQUIRED; APPLICATION.
97B.405 COMMISSIONER MAY LIMIT NUMBER OF BEAR HUNTERS.
97B.411 BEAR SEASON AND RESTRICTIONS.
97B.415 TAKING BEAR TO PROTECT PROPERTY.
97B.421 PERMIT REQUIRED TO SNARE BEARS.
97B.425 BAITING BEARS.
97B.426 BAITING BEAR; USE OF DRUM.
97B.431 BEAR-HUNTING OUTFITTERS.
MOOSE
97B.501 MOOSE LICENSE REQUIRED.
97B.505 MOOSE SEASON AND RESTRICTIONS.
97B.511 [Repealed, 1Sp2011 c 2 art 5 s 70]
ELK
97B.515 TAKING ELK.
97B.516 ELK MANAGEMENT PLAN.
SMALL GAME
97B.601 SMALL-GAME LICENSES.
97B.603 TAKING SMALL GAME AS A PARTY.
97B.605 COMMISSIONER MAY RESTRICT TAKING OF SMALL GAME ANIMALS.
97B.611 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.615 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.621 RACCOONS.
97B.625 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.631 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.635 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.641 COUGAR, LYNX, AND WOLVERINE.
WOLVES
97B.645 WOLVES.
97B.646 WOLF MANAGEMENT.
97B.647 TAKING WOLVES.
97B.648 WOLVES; UNLAWFUL TAKING; PENALTY.
UNPROTECTED MAMMALS AND BIRDS
97B.651 UNPROTECTED MAMMALS AND BIRDS.
ANIMALS CAUSING DAMAGE; THREATS TO PUBLIC SAFETY
97B.655 TAKING ANIMALS CAUSING DAMAGE.
97B.657 TAKING WILD ANIMALS TO PROTECT PUBLIC SAFETY.
97B.661 REMOVAL OF BEAVER FROM STATE LANDS.
97B.665 BEAVER DAMS; THREATS TO SAFETY OR PROPERTY.
97B.667 REMOVAL OF BEAVERS, BEAVER DAMS, AND LODGES BY ROAD AUTHORITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS.
97B.668 GAME BIRDS CAUSING DAMAGE.
97B.671 PREDATOR-CONTROL PROGRAM.
BIRDS
97B.701 PROTECTED BIRDS.
97B.705 RESTRICTIONS ON TRAPPING BIRDS.
97B.711 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.715 PHEASANTS.
97B.716 PRAIRIE CHICKENS.
97B.721 LICENSE REQUIRED TO TAKE TURKEY; TAGGING AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS.
97B.722 POSSESSION OF FIREARMS; HUNTING TURKEY.
97B.723 COMMISSIONER MAY LIMIT NUMBER OF TURKEY HUNTERS.
97B.725 GUIDING HUNTERS.
97B.731 MIGRATORY BIRDS.
MIGRATORY WATERFOWL
97B.801 MINNESOTA MIGRATORY-WATERFOWL STAMP REQUIRED.
97B.802 SPECIAL CANADA-GOOSE SEASON; LICENSE REQUIRED.
97B.803 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.805 RESTRICTIONS ON METHOD OF TAKING WATERFOWL ON WATER.
97B.811 DECOYS AND BLINDS ON PUBLIC LANDS AND WATERS.
FUR-BEARING ANIMALS, TRAPPING
97B.901 REGISTRATION AND TAGGING OF FUR-BEARING ANIMALS.
97B.903 USE OF BODY-GRIPPING TRAPS.
97B.905 FUR DEALER'S LICENSES.
97B.911 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.915 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.921 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.925 [Repealed, 2014 c 290 s 70]
97B.9251 BEAVER SEASON.
97B.926 PINE MARTEN AND FISHER ZONE.
97B.928 IDENTIFICATION OF TRAPS AND SNARES.
97B.931 TENDING TRAPS.
97B.935 [Repealed, 2005 c 146 s 52]
97B.941 TAMPERING WITH TRAPS.
97B.945 SETTING OF TRAPS NEAR WATER RESTRICTED.
97B.951 USE OF SNARES TO TAKE UNPROTECTED MAMMALS.

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