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COMMERCIAL FISHING

See also VESSELS (BOATS)

Apprentice licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475, 2019 97C.841

Areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.815

Areas

Assignment, Minn. Rules 6260.2000

Effort to take fish within areas, Minn. Rules 6260.2100

Indian reservations, Minn. Rules 6260.2300

Lists, Minn. Rules 6260.2400

Boundary waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

Boundary waters

Minnesota-Wisconsin boundary waters, Minn. Rules 6266.0500, 6266.0600

South Dakota boundary waters, restrictions, Minn. Rules 6266.0400

Canada, Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 84B.061

Commercial fish

Bait fish, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.342

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.811

Interference with, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.845

Commercial fishermen, income taxes, estimated taxes, annual payment, Minn. Statutes 2019 289A.25

Contracts

General requirement, Minn. Rules 6260.0400

Revocation, relicensing after, Minn. Rules 6260.2200

Crayfish

Generally, Minn. Rules 6259.1000

Harvesting, Minn. Rules 6216.0400, 6259.1000

Permits

Generally, Minn. Rules 6259.1000

Importing, for aquarium sales, Minn. Rules 6259.0200, 6259.1000

Procedures to obtain, Minn. Rules 6259.0900

Requirement, generally, Minn. Rules 6259.0900

Definitions, game and fish law, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.015, 2019 97C.811

Definitions, Minn. Rules 6260.0100

Disease control, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.342, 2019 97C.821

Equipment inspections, refusal to submit, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.251

Equipment, infested waters, use in, Minn. Statutes 2019 84D.03

Equipment

Maintenance, Minn. Rules 6260.1200

Rough fish, Minn. Rules 6260.1400

Sport angling equipment, restrictions, Minn. Rules 6260.0900

Eurasian water milfoil infested waters, restrictions, Minn. Rules 6216.0400

Fishery products, inspections, rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2019 31.101

Holding facilities, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.821

Ice fishing, marking holes, Minn. Rules 6260.1100

Indian reservations, Minn. Rules 6260.2300

Infested waters, equipment used in, Minn. Statutes 2019 84D.03

Inland commercial fishing areas, Minn. Rules 6260.2400

Inland Commercial Fishing Trade Association, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.811, 2019 97C.815

Inland waters

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.811, 2019 97C.815

Operators, reports given, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.811

Interference with, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.845

International waters

Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 84B.061

Resort owners, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.851

International waters, Minn. Rules 6260.1500

Invasive species training certification, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.821

Labeling, bait fish, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.342

Lake of the Woods, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.825

Lake of the Woods, Minn. Rules 6260.1700

Lake Superior

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.835

Lake trout expanded assessment harvest, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.836

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

Lake Superior, Minn. Rules 6260.1800

Land access and use, Minn. Rules 6260.0700

Licenses

Apprentice licenses, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475, 2019 97C.841

Bait, harvesting, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.342

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

Inland waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.811, 2019 97C.815

Inspection of licensees, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.215

Lake of the Woods, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.825

Lake Superior, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.835

Rainy Lake, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.825

Resort owners, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.851

Licenses

Delay, Minn. Rules 6260.0400

Generally, Minn. Rules 6260.0200

Revocation, Minn. Rules 6260.0400, 6260.2200

Mississippi River, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.801

Mississippi River, Minn. Rules 6260.1900

Namakan Lake, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.831

Nets

Fyke nets

Inland waters, Minn. Rules 6260.2000

International waters, Minn. Rules 6260.1600, 6260.1700

Lake Superior, Minn. Rules 6260.1800

Permits, Minn. Rules 6260.0300

Gill nets

Inland waters, Minn. Rules 6260.2000

International waters, Minn. Rules 6260.1600, 6260.1700

Lake Superior, Minn. Rules 6260.1800

Minnesota-Wisconsin boundary waters, Minn. Rules 6266.0500, 6266.0600

Upper Red Lake, Minn. Rules 6262.0800

Hoop nets

Inland waters, Minn. Rules 6260.2000

International waters, Minn. Rules 6260.1600, 6260.1700

Lake Superior, Minn. Rules 6260.1800

Permits, Minn. Rules 6260.0300

Specifications, Minn. Rules 6260.1400

Pound nets

Inland waters, Minn. Rules 6260.2000

International waters, Minn. Rules 6260.1600, 6260.1700

Lake Superior, Minn. Rules 6260.1800

Repair, Minn. Rules 6260.1200

Seines

Class B permits, Minn. Rules 6260.0300

Inland waters, Minn. Rules 6260.2000

Specifications, Minn. Rules 6260.1400

Theft, notice about, Minn. Rules 6260.0500

Trap nets

Inland waters, Minn. Rules 6260.2000

International waters, Minn. Rules 6260.1600, 6260.1700

Lake Superior, Minn. Rules 6260.1800

Netting

Bait fish, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.342

License fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

Possession of fish, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.843

Nonlicensed species, returning to water, Minn. Rules 6260.0800

Nonnative aquatic species, waters containing, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.821

Operators

Death, rights of legal representative, Minn. Rules 6260.1700

Inland commercial operators

Fishing areas, Minn. Rules 6260.2300, 6260.2400

Indian reservations, Minn. Rules 6260.2400

Inspections, Minn. Rules 6260.0600

Permits, Minn. Rules 6260.0300

Notice given

Fish kills, Minn. Rules 6260.1000

Pound or trap nets, use, Minn. Rules 6260.1800

To area fisheries supervisor, Minn. Rules 6260.0500

Reports given, Minn. Rules 6260.0400, 6260.0500, 6260.1800

Permits

Bait fish, transportation, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.342

Special inland commercial fishing, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.815

Permits

Class A, Minn. Rules 6260.0300

Class B, Minn. Rules 6260.0300

Class C, Minn. Rules 6260.0300

General requirement, Minn. Rules 6260.0200

Revocation, renewal after, Minn. Rules 6260.2200

Port development assistance program, Minn. Rules 8895.0100 to 8895.1100

Possession of fish, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.821

Public waters, preventing interference, Minn. Rules 6260.1300

Rainy Lake, Minn. Statutes 2019 84B.061, 2019 97A.475, 2019 97C.825

Rainy Lake, Minn. Rules 6260.1600

Records and record keeping, bait fish, frozen or dead, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.342

Reports about, inland operators, monthly activities, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.811

Rough fish, equipment, Minn. Rules 6260.1400

Rough fish, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.801

Sale of fish, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.391, 2019 97C.821

Sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2019 297A.68

Sand Point Lake, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.831

Seasons, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.811

Seining, license fees, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

Species, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.811

Transportation of fish, exemptions, Minn. Rules 6262.3300

Transportation of fish, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.342, 2019 97C.821

Traps

Class B permits, Minn. Rules 6260.0300

Cleaning, Minn. Rules 6260.1200

Turtles, taking, methods, Minn. Rules 6256.0500

Walleye quota, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.065