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HUNTING

Accidents

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.066

Duty to aid, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.051, 2006 604A.02, 2006 609.662

Gunshot wound reports, Minn. Statutes 2006 626.553

Manslaughter, 2d degree, Minn. Statutes 2006 609.205

Manslaughter of an unborn child, Minn. Statutes 2006 609.2665

Advanced hunters

Designation, drivers' license, Minn. Statutes 2006 171.07

Age restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.451

Aged persons, see Hunting under AGED PERSONS

Airplanes, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.055

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

Animals doing damage, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.655

Arms use areas and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.318

Artificial lights, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.081, 2006 97B.655, 2006 97B.931

Assistance to hunters

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.111

Wild turkey hunters, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.721

Bear baiting, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.425

Big game, see BIG GAME

Blinds (structures), Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.326, 2006 97B.805, 2006 97B.811

Boats

Inspections, refusal to submit, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.251

Taking migratory waterfowl, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.095, 2006 97B.805

Bounties, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.055, 2006 97B.671

Bow and arrow, see Hunting under BOWS AND ARROWS

Burden of proof, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.255

Camps, hunting, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.015, 2006 144.71

Children

Deer, residents under 18, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.301

Special seasons and limits, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.112

Take a Kid Hunting Weekend, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.445

Clothing, color, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.071

Computer-assisted remote hunting, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.115

Decoys, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.811

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.015

Destruction of property, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.001

Disabled hunters

Crossbow hunting, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.091, 2006 97B.106

Deer, taking on game refuges, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.091, 2006 97B.055

Firearms, transportation, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.045

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.111

Hunting from motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.055

Mechanically released bows, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.035

Permits, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.055

Snowmobiles or all-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.137

Visually impaired, scopes, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.031

Disturbing burrows and dens

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.095

Dogs or horses used to take big game

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.205

Dogs, see Hunting with dogs under DOGS

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

Education, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.027, 2006 97A.055, 2006 97B.015, 2006 97B.025

Equipment inspections, refusal to submit, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.251

Falconry, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.105

Farm lands, Minn. Statutes 2006 3.7371, 2006 97B.001

Ferrets, use in hunting, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.101

Fire and smoke used to take squirrel

Violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.611

Firearms

Accidents, see same under this topic

Generally, see Hunting under FIREARMS

Safety and animal identification course, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.027, 2006 97B.015

Safety certificates, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.020

Fur-bearing animals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.901

Game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.011 to 2006 97C.871

Game animals, see GAME ANIMALS

Game refuges, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.091, 2006 97A.092, 2006 97A.401

Guides

Bear, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.431

License fee, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.475

Turkey hunters, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.725

Horses, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.205, 2006 97B.645

Hunting camps, youth camps, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2006 144.71

Hunting Heritage Week, Minn. Statutes 2006 10.51

Hunting safety supervisors, instructors, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.015

Indians, see Indian treaties under TREATIES

Interference with hunting, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.037

Licenses, see HUNTING LICENSES

Lights, artificial, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.081, 2006 97B.655, 2006 97B.931

Limits

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.111

Specific animals, see specific index headings

Motor vehicles

Chasing wild animals, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.091

Firearms transported in, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.045

Taking wild animals from, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.055

Natural Resources Department

Rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.027

No hunting signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.001

Nonresidents, see under HUNTING LICENSES

Open season, dates inclusive, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.021

Parties, small game, limits, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.603

Permission to hunt

Crop owners compensated for damage by elk, Minn. Statutes 2006 3.7371

Farm lands, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.001

Permits

Controlled hunting zones, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.401

Federal permits, in place of state permits, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.701

Game refuges, taking deer on, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.091

Protected animals, special permits, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.655

Snaring, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.321, 2006 97B.421

Unlawful transfers of permits, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.415

Visually impaired hunters, scopes, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.031

Public hunting grounds, see PUBLIC HUNTING GROUNDS

Radios used to take protected animals, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.085

Scientific and natural areas

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.035

Prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.093

Seasons

Closed season, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.015

Crow, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.731

Deer, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.311

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.111

Muzzle-loader season, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.015

Open season, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.015, 2006 97A.021

Regular firearms season, defined, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.015

Shooting preserves, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.121

Specific animals, see specific index headings

Shining, artificial lights, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.081, 2006 97B.655, 2006 97B.931

Signs

No hunting, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.001

State lands, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.081

Small game, nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.601

Snares and snaring

Bear, permits, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.421

Bobcats, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.625

Deer, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.321

Foxes, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.631

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.928

Unprotected animals, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.928, 2006 97B.951

Snowmobiles, generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.055

Stands

Elk stands, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.515

Moose stands, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.511

Public lands, stands on, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.326

State forests, leased lands, Minn. Statutes 2006 89.17

State lands

Blinds and stands on, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.326

Prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.083

Publications about, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.083

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.081

Take a Kid Hunting Weekend, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.445

Taking big game by archery while in possession of a firearm, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.211

Taking deer with snare, trap, set gun, or swivel gun, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.321

Tampering with traps, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.941

Trapping, hours, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.931

Trapping, see TRAPPING

Unprotected mammals, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.651

Violations and penalties

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.255

Citations for, conservation officers, quotas, Minn. Statutes 2006 84.0285

Conviction, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.015, 2006 97A.421

False statements, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.311

Fines paid to county treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.065

Game and fish laws, construction, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.021

Gates, failure to close, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.001

Gross over limits, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.338

Hunting under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.331, 2006 97B.065, 2006 97B.066

Hunting while impaired, Minn. Statutes 2006 609B.723

Licenses restricted after conviction, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.421

Licenses seized, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.420

Prosecution, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.255

Restitution, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.341

Rewards for information, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.245

Separate offenses, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.255

Shining, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.081

Statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.255

Taking animals on game refuge, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.091

Transporting illegal big game, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.331

Trespass, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.051, 2006 97A.315, 2006 97B.001

Visually impaired hunters, scopes, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.031

Water access sites, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.141

Waterfowl, see Hunting under MIGRATORY WATERFOWL

Wildlife management areas

Controlled hunting zones, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.092

Game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2006 97A.137

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2006 86A.05

Wounded game, retrieving, Minn. Statutes 2006 97B.001