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Chart: Breaking down the new license fees

  • February 19, 2013 - 7:53 PM

Breaking down the new license fees

Major changes are coming for anglers and hunters March 1, when Minnesota's new license fees go into effect. In most cases, fees are rising, but cheaper licenses are available for youths. Below is a breakdown:

FISHING LICENSE FEES

Current New

Individual $17 $22

Combination $25 $35

(husband-wife)

Spearing $17 $5

Ice shelter $11.50 $15

Ice shelter (3 years) $34.50 $42

*Three-day fishing license $12

*Three-year fishing license $63

HUNTING LICENSE FEES

Current New

Small game license $19 $22

Deer $26 $30

Turkey $23 $26

Bear $38 $44

Elk $250 $287

*Three-day small game license, allowing a person to hunt pheasants or ducks without buying state stamps: $19.

COMBINATION FEES

Current New

Individual sports $29.50 $38

(fishing/small game)

Husband-wife license $38.50 $52

*Individual super sports

(fishing and small game license,

with trout, pheasant, state

duck stamps and deer tag) $99

*Combination super sports

(husband-wife) two fishing

licenses, and one small game

license, including state stamps

and deer tag $125

TRAPPING LICENSE

Current New

Age 18 to 64 $20 $23

Age 14 to 17 $6 $5

Nonresidents $73 $84

NON-RESIDENT LICENSES

FISHING

Current New

Individual fishing $39.50 $45

14-day husband-wife $40.50 $48

7-day individual $28.50 $38

3-day individual $24 $32

Family annual $52.50 $60

(with kids under 16)

Ice shelter $33 $37

*24-hour fishing license $12

HUNTING

Current New

Non-resident $84.50 $102

small game

Non-resident deer $140 $165

Non-resident turkey $83 $96

*Three-day small game

(state waterfowl/pheasants

stamps not needed) $75

New youth license options

• Resident and non-resident

fishing license for 16 and

17 year olds $5

• Deer license, age 13 to 17 $5

• Small game hunting license

for 16- and 17-year-olds $5

Note: Residents and non-residents now need a $3 permit to hunt walk-in program lands in Minnesota.

*New license options.

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