Fishing tournaments

Fishing tournament regulations

Other restrictions

The DNR may include the following restrictions as part of a fishing contest permit:

Failure to comply with fishing contest permit restrictions may be considered grounds for denial of future permit applications.

Contests must submit a contest fishing report furnished with the permit within 30 days following the contest.

Minnesota statute requires tournaments to obtain a permit from the sheriff of the county where the event is to originate.

Fishing tournament laws: Minnesota rules 6212:2400-2800; Minnesota Statutes 97C.081, 86B.121