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Wheel Houses require licenses beginning this year

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Per the DNR news release dated November 20th:  “Wheeled fish houses, which formerly were considered portable – and thus excluded from licensing requirements for shelters – will now need to be licensed,” said Al Stevens, fisheries survey and systems consultant with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “In the past, anglers using wheelhouses could use them without shelter licenses as long as they were occupied, including overnight.”

The change pursued by the DNR and enabled by 2017 legislation accompanied hunting and angling fee increases. An annual resident shelter license is $16. A three-year license is $43. Owners of houses to be rented pay $31 annually or $88 for a three-year license. A valid license tag must be attached to the outside of the fish house in a readily visible location.

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Any ideas on how to go about attaching them since they're no longer stickers like they used to be? Apparently you can't put them inside in a window facing out per the 'outside' requirement of the law.

 

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Hoey

Wow that is great to know.  Thanks for sharing.  Nothing like learning the laws from a CO on the lake.

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rundrave

what if you pull a wheel house to Mn from out of state or are a non resident?

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slammer

It just never ends in this state.  Tax, tax, tax.  Where does this money go?  Whats next?   A tag for your vehicle to drive on the ice?

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grundy

don't  give them any ideas!

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birdguy

Emailed the DNR and they said you can place the license in a window as long as they're easy to see.

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