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HUNTING

See also GAME ANIMALS

Accidents

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.066

Duty to aid, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.051, 2013 604A.02, 2013 609.662

Gunshot wound reports, Minn. Statutes 2013 626.553

Manslaughter, 2d degree, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.205

Manslaughter of an unborn child, Minn. Statutes 2013 609.2665

Advanced hunters, designation, drivers' license, Minn. Statutes 2013 171.07

Age restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.451

Aged persons, see Hunting under AGED PERSONS

Airplanes, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.055

Alcohol, hunting under the influence, see Violations and penalties under this topic

All-terrain vehicles

Deer licensees, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Forest lands, use on, Minn. Rules 6100.1950

Animals doing damage

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.655

Public safety protection, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.657

Apprentice hunters, validation, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.022

Aquatic management areas, permitted activity, Minn. Rules 6270.0200

Armed forces members

Firearms safety certificate, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.020

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.465

Arms use areas and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.318

Artificial lights, raccoons, Minn. Rules 6234.1200

Artificial lights, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.081, 2013 97B.655, 2013 97B.931

Assistance to hunters

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.111

Wild turkey hunters, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.721

Baiting

Bears, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.401, 2013 97B.425, 2013 97B.426

Prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.328

Big game, see BIG GAME

Blinds (structures), Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.326, 2013 97B.805, 2013 97B.811

Blinds

Cutting plants for, Minn. Rules 6232.0200

Public lands or waters, use, Minn. Rules 6240.0200

Boats

Inspections, refusal to submit, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.251

Taking migratory waterfowl, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.095, 2013 97B.805

Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Minn. Rules 6140.1200

Bounties, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.055, 2013 97B.671

Bow and arrow, see Hunting under BOWS AND ARROWS

Burden of proof, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.255

Camps, hunting, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.015, 2013 144.71

Children

Deer hunting, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.301

Parents or guardians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.0215

Special seasons and limits, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.112

Take a Kid Hunting Weekends, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.445

Children

Take a Kid Hunting weekend, dates, Minn. Rules 6234.3500

Turkey licenses, Minn. Rules 6236.0300

Youth wild turkey hunts, Minn. Rules 6236.1070

Clothing, color, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.071

Clothing, see HUNTING CLOTHING

Computer-assisted remote hunting, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.115

Controlled hunting zones

Alcoholic beverages, regulations, Minn. Rules 6230.0500

Bag tag permits, Minn. Rules 6230.0700

Descriptions, specific zones, Minn. Rules 6230.0600

Dogs, use in, Minn. Rules 6230.0500

Elm Lake, special provisions, Minn. Rules 6230.0900

Establishment, Minn. Rules 6230.0600

Hunting groups, limits on number, Minn. Rules 6230.0500

Lac qui Parle, special provisions, Minn. Rules 6230.0700

License requirements, Minn. Rules 6230.0500

Littering, regulations, Minn. Rules 6230.0500

Loitering, regulations, Minn. Rules 6230.0500

Orwell, special provisions, Minn. Rules 6230.0900

Regulations, generally, Minn. Rules 6230.0500

Rochester, special provisions, Minn. Rules 6230.1000

Roseau River, special provisions, Minn. Rules 6230.1000

Talcot Lake, special provisions, Minn. Rules 6230.1100

Thief Lake (early), special provisions, Minn. Rules 6230.0700

Thief Lake (late), special provisions, Minn. Rules 6230.0800

Trailers, restrictions in zone, Minn. Rules 6230.0500

Decoys, live decoys, turkey hunting, Minn. Rules 6236.0900

Decoys, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.811

Definitions, game and fish rules, Minn. Rules 6200.0200

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.015

Destruction of property, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.001

Developmentally disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.1055

Disabled hunters

Crossbow hunting, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.091, 2013 97B.106

Deer, taking on game refuges, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.091, 2013 97B.055

Firearms, transportation, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.045

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.111

Hunting from motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.126, 2013 97B.055, 2013 97B.111

Mechanical or electronic assistance, firearms or bows discharge, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.1115

Mechanically released bows, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.035

Permits, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.055

Snowmobiles or all-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.137

Visually impaired, scopes, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.031

Disabled hunters

Assistants, Minn. Rules 6232.2500

Grouse hunting near motor vehicles, exception, Minn. Rules 6234.0100

Migratory waterfowl feeding and resting areas, motor use, Minn. Rules 6240.2000

Organized hunts by nonprofit organizations, Minn. Rules 6232.2500

Permits, Minn. Rules 6232.2500

Snowmobiles, wildlife management areas, Minn. Rules 6230.0250

Disturbing burrows and dens, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.095

Dogs, see Hunting with dogs under DOGS

Drugs, hunting under the influence, see Violations and penalties under this topic

Education

Course fees, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.025

Exemption for military personnel, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.015

Firearms safety courses, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.027

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.055

Parents or guardians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.0215

Equipment inspections, refusal to submit, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.251

Falconry, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.105

Farm lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 3.7371, 2013 97B.001

Ferrets, use in hunting, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.101

Fire and smoke used to take squirrel, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.611

Firearms

Accidents, see same under this topic

Arms use areas and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.318

Disabled hunters, see same under this topic

Generally, see Hunting under FIREARMS

Safety and animal identification course, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.027, 2013 97B.015

Safety certificates, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.020

Firearms

Crows, Minn. Rules 6240.2400

Gray partridge hunting, Minn. Rules 6234.0500

Grouse hunting, discharging firearms near motor vehicles, Minn. Rules 6234.0100

Handguns

Crows, Minn. Rules 6240.2400

Prairie chickens, Minn. Rules 6237.0400

Small game, Minn. Rules 6234.0100

Pheasant hunting, Minn. Rules 6234.0300

Prairie chickens, Minn. Rules 6237.0400

Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest, restrictions, Minn. Rules 6230.1400

Shooting hours, Minn. Rules 6200.0200

Turkey hunting, Minn. Rules 6236.0100, 6236.0550

Wildlife management areas, Minn. Rules 6230.0250, 6230.0260

Fur-bearing animals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.901

Game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.011 to 2013 97C.871

Game animals, see GAME ANIMALS

Game refuges, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.091, 2013 97A.092, 2013 97A.401

Guides, bear outfitters, licenses, Minn. Rules 6232.3500

Guides, turkey hunters, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.725

Horses, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.205

Hunter satisfaction survey, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.063

Hunting camps, youth camps, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2013 144.71

Hunting Heritage Week, Minn. Statutes 2013 10.51

Hunting safety supervisors, instructors, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.015

Indians, see Indian treaties, hunting and fishing rights, settlement agreements under TREATIES

Interference with hunting, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.037

Lawful possession from nonstate jurisdictions, documentation, Minn. Rules 6200.0200

Licenses, see HUNTING LICENSES

Lights, artificial, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.081, 2013 97B.655, 2013 97B.931

Limits

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.111

Specific animals, see specific index headings

Mechanical or electronic assistance, firearms or bows discharge, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.1115

Military personnel, see Armed forces members under this topic

Motor vehicles

Chasing wild animals, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.091

Firearms transported in, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.045

Taking wild animals from, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.055, 2013 97B.111

Natural Resources Department, rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.027

Night vision equipment, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.086

No hunting signs, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.001

Nonresidents, see under HUNTING LICENSES

Open season, dates inclusive, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.021

Outfitters, bear outfitters, licenses, Minn. Rules 6232.3500

Outfitters, bear, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.475, 2013 97B.431

Parties, small game, limits, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.603

Party hunting

Bears, Minn. Rules 6232.2800

Deer, Minn. Rules 6232.0300

Permission to hunt

Crop owners compensated for damage by elk, Minn. Statutes 2013 3.7371

Farm lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.001

Permits

Controlled hunting zones, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.401

Federal permits, in place of state permits, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.701

Game and fish expedited permanent rules concerning, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.027

Game refuges, taking deer on, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.091

Parents or guardians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.0215

Protected animals, special permits, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.655

Snaring, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.321, 2013 97B.421

Unlawful transfers of permits, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.415

Visually impaired hunters, scopes, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.031

Private lands, walk-in access program, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.126

Public hunting grounds, see PUBLIC HUNTING GROUNDS

Public water access sites, Minn. Rules 6218.0100

Radios used to take protected animals, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.085

Radios, crow hunting, Minn. Rules 6240.2400

Reinvest in Minnesota, see REINVEST IN MINNESOTA RESERVE PROGRAM (RIM)

Remote-controlled callers and decoys, taking with, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.085

Scientific and natural areas

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.035

Prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.093

Seasons

Closed season, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.015

Crow, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.731

Deer, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.311

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.111

Muzzleloader season, defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.015

Open season, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.015, 2013 97A.021

Regular firearms season, defined, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.015

Shooting preserves, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.121

Specific animals, see specific index headings

Shining, artificial lights, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.081, 2013 97B.655, 2013 97B.931

Shooting hours, defined, Minn. Rules 6200.0200

Signs

No hunting, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.001

State lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.081

Small game, see SMALL GAME

Snares and snaring

Bear, permits, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.421

Bobcats, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.625

Deer, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.321

Foxes, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.631

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.928

Unprotected animals, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.928, 2013 97B.951

Snowmobiles, generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.055

Special hunts, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.112

Stands, public lands, stands on, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.326

Stands

Big game, Minn. Rules 6232.0100

Construction, Minn. Rules 6100.1950

Wildlife management areas, Minn. Rules 6230.0250

State forests, leased lands, Minn. Statutes 2013 89.17

State lands

Blinds and stands on, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.326

Prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.083

Publications about, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.083

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.081

Surveys, hunter satisfaction survey, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.063

Take a Kid Hunting weekend, dates, Minn. Rules 6234.3500

Take a Kid Hunting Weekends, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.445

Taking deer by archery while in possession of a firearm, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.211

Taking deer with snare, trap, set gun, or swivel gun, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.321

Tampering with traps, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.941

Trapping, see TRAPPING

Unprotected mammals, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.651

Veterans, license exemption, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.465

Violations and penalties

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.255

Citations for, conservation officers, quotas, Minn. Statutes 2013 84.0285

Conviction, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.015, 2013 97A.421

False statements, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.311

Fines paid to county treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.065

Game and fish laws, construction, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.021

Gates, failure to close, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.001

Gross over limits, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.338

Hunting under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.331, 2013 97B.065, 2013 97B.066

Hunting while impaired, Minn. Statutes 2013 609B.723

Licenses restricted after conviction, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.421

Licenses seized, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.420

Parents or guardians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.0215

Prosecution, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.255

Restitution, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.341

Rewards for information, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.245

Separate offenses, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.255

Shining, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.081

Statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.255

Taking animals on game refuge, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.091

Transporting illegal big game, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.331

Trespass, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.051, 2013 97A.315, 2013 97B.001

Visually impaired hunters, scopes, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.031

Walk-in access program, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.126

Water access sites, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.141

Waterfowl, see Hunting under MIGRATORY WATERFOWL

Wildlife management areas, generally, Minn. Rules 6230.0250

Wildlife management areas

Controlled hunting zones, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.092

Game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2013 97A.137

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2013 86A.05

Wildlife management areas

Becklin Homestead Park Wildlife Management Area, Minn. Rules 6230.0290

Vermillion Highlands Wildlife Management Area, Minn. Rules 6230.0295

Wolves, see Hunting under WOLVES

Wounded game, retrieving, Minn. Statutes 2013 97B.001

Youth waterfowl hunting, Minn. Rules 6240.0610

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