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HUNTING

Accidents

Drug and alcohol testing, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.066

Duty to aid, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.051, 2018 604A.02, 2018 609.662

Gunshot wound reports, Minn. Statutes 2018 626.553

Manslaughter, 2d degree, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.205

Manslaughter of an unborn child, Minn. Statutes 2018 609.2665

Advanced hunters, designation, drivers' license, Minn. Statutes 2018 171.07

Age restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.451

Aged persons, see Hunting under AGED PERSONS

Airplanes, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.055

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

Animals doing damage

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.655

Public safety protection, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.657

Apprentice hunters, validation, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.022

Armed forces members

Firearms safety certificate, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.020

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.465

Arms use areas and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.318

Artificial lights, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.081, 2018 97B.655, 2018 97B.931

Assistance to hunters

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.111

Wild turkey hunters, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.721

Baiting

Bears, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.401, 2018 97B.425, 2018 97B.426

Prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.328

Big game, see BIG GAME

Blinds (structures), Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.326, 2018 97B.805, 2018 97B.811

Boats

Inspections, refusal to submit, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.251

Taking migratory waterfowl, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.095, 2018 97B.805

Bounties, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.055, 2018 97B.671

Bow and arrow, see Hunting under BOWS AND ARROWS

Burden of proof, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.255

Camps, hunting, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.015, 2018 144.71

Children

Deer hunting, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.301

Parents or guardians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.0215

Special seasons and limits, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.112

Take a Kid Hunting Weekends, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.445

Clothing, color, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.071

Computer-assisted remote hunting, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.115

Constitutional protections, Minn. Const. art 13 s 12

Cutting trees occupied by wild animals, prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.099

Decoys, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.811

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.015

Destruction of property, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.001

Developmentally disabled persons, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.1055

Disabled hunters

Crossbow hunting, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.091, 2018 97B.106

Deer, taking on game refuges, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.091, 2018 97B.055

Firearms, transportation, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.045

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.111

Hunting from motor vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.126, 2018 97B.055, 2018 97B.111

Licenses, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.137, 2018 97A.441

Mechanical or electronic assistance, firearms or bows discharge, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.1115

Mechanically released bows, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.035

Permits, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.055

Snowmobiles or all-terrain vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.137

Disturbing burrows and dens, Minn. Statutes 2018 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 2018 97B.025

Exemption for military personnel, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.015

Firearms safety courses, Minn. Statutes 2018 84.027

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.055

Parents or guardians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.0215

Equipment inspections, refusal to submit, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.251

Falconry, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.105

Farm lands, Minn. Statutes 2018 3.7371, 2018 97B.001

Feral swine, prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.56

Ferrets, use in hunting, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.101

Fire and smoke use, prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.099

Firearms

Accidents, see same under this topic

Arms use areas and restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.318

Disabled hunters, see same under this topic

Generally, see Hunting under FIREARMS

Safety and animal identification course, Minn. Statutes 2018 84.027, 2018 97B.015

Safety certificates, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.020

Suppressors, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.421

Fur-bearing animals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.901

Game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.011 to 2018 97C.871

Game animals, see GAME ANIMALS

Game refuges, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.091, 2018 97A.092, 2018 97A.401

Guides, turkey hunters, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.725

Horses, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.205

Hunter satisfaction survey, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.063

Hunting camps, youth camps, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2018 144.71

Hunting Heritage Week, Minn. Statutes 2018 10.51

Hunting safety supervisors, instructors, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.015

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

Interference with hunting, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.037

Licenses, see HUNTING LICENSES

Lights, artificial, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.421, 2018 97B.081, 2018 97B.655, 2018 97B.931

Limits

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.111

Specific animals, see specific index headings

Mechanical or electronic assistance, firearms or bows discharge, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.1115

Methods prohibited, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.099

Military personnel, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.465, 2018 97B.020

Motor vehicles

Chasing wild animals, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.091

Firearms transported in, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.045

Taking wild animals from, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.055, 2018 97B.111

Natural Resources Department, rulemaking authority, Minn. Statutes 2018 84.027, 2018 97B.605

Night vision equipment, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.086

No hunting signs, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.001

Nonresidents, see under HUNTING LICENSES

Open season, dates inclusive, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.021

Outfitters, bear, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.475, 2018 97B.431

Parties, small game, limits, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.603

Permission to hunt

Crop owners compensated for damage by elk, Minn. Statutes 2018 3.7371

Farm lands, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.001

Permits

Controlled hunting zones, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.401

Federal permits, in place of state permits, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.701

Game and fish expedited permanent rules concerning, Minn. Statutes 2018 84.027

Game refuges, taking deer on, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.091

Parents or guardians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.0215

Protected animals, special permits, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.655

Snaring, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.321, 2018 97B.421

Unlawful transfers of permits, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.415

Private lands, walk-in access program, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.126

Public hunting grounds, see PUBLIC HUNTING GROUNDS

Radios used to take protected animals, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.085

Range finders, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.081

Remote-controlled callers and decoys, taking with, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.085

Scientific and natural areas

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2018 84.035

Prohibition, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.093

Seasons

Closed season, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.015

Crow, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.731

Deer, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.311

Disabled hunters, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.111

Muzzleloader season, defined, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.015

Open season, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.015, 2018 97A.021

Regular firearms season, defined, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.015

Shooting preserves, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.121

Specific animals, see specific index headings

Shining, artificial lights, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.081, 2018 97B.655, 2018 97B.931

Signs, no hunting, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.001

Small game, see SMALL GAME

Snares and snaring

Bear, permits, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.421

Deer, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.321

Identification, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.928

Unprotected animals, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.928, 2018 97B.951

Snowmobiles, generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.055

Special hunts, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.112

Stands, public lands, stands on, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.326

State forests, leased lands, Minn. Statutes 2018 89.17

State lands, blinds and stands on, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.326

Suppressors, firearms, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.421

Surveys, hunter satisfaction survey, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.063

Take a Kid Hunting Weekends, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.445

Taking deer by archery while in possession of a firearm, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.211

Taking deer with snare, trap, set gun, or swivel gun, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.321

Tampering with traps, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.941

Thermal imaging equipment, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.086

Trapping, see TRAPPING

Unprotected mammals, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.651

Veterans, license exemption, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.465

Violations and penalties

Burden of proof, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.255

Citations for, conservation officers, quotas, Minn. Statutes 2018 84.0285

Conviction, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.015, 2018 97A.421

False statements, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.311

Fines paid to county treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.065

Firearms, suppressors, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.421

Game and fish laws, construction, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.021

Gates, failure to close, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.001

Gross over limits, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.338

Hunting in closed season or time, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.421

Hunting under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.331, 2018 97B.065, 2018 97B.066

Hunting while impaired, Minn. Statutes 2018 609B.723

Licenses restricted after conviction, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.421

Licenses seized, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.420

Parents or guardians, duties, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.0215

Prosecution, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.255

Restitution, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.341

Rewards for information, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.245

Separate offenses, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.255

Shining, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.421, 2018 97B.081

Statutes of limitations, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.255

Taking animals on game refuge, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.091

Transporting illegal big game, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.331

Trespass, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.051, 2018 97A.315, 2018 97A.421, 2018 97B.001

Walk-in access program, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.126

Water access sites, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.141

Waterfowl, see Hunting under MIGRATORY WATERFOWL

Wildlife management areas

Controlled hunting zones, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.092

Game and fish laws, Minn. Statutes 2018 97A.137

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2018 86A.05

Wolves, see Hunting under WOLVES

Wounded game, retrieving, Minn. Statutes 2018 97B.001