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DonkeyHodey

2020/21 fishing licenses

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DonkeyHodey

Just reminding everyone, your current license expires in 11 days.  Thanks to leap year, you get one bonus day to fish this year.

2020-21 licenses will be going on sale today, according to the DNR.

(CO's are usually out in force on 3/1...)

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gimruis

I'll add on to that: permanent houses must be removed in the southern portion of the state by March 2.

 

The DNR has indicated in the past that any permanent house not removed by the deadline (and not occupied over night) is subject to citation and/or removal.  I know this caused a lot of problems last season because the weather/conditions made it very difficult to remove a house.  But the date is set months in advance so plan ahead.

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Dan85

Just a dumb question because i had someone ask me. Does anyone know if a person bought a 2020 license, would it be valid the rest of this season or starting March 1st. 

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Wanderer
2 hours ago, Dan85 said:

Just a dumb question because i had someone ask me. Does anyone know if a person bought a 2020 license, would it be valid the rest of this season or starting March 1st. 


New licenses start on March 1st of the year they’re bought for.  Says the valid date right on the license to avoid questions.

 

On 2/18/2020 at 11:22 AM, gimruis said:

I'll add on to that: permanent houses must be removed in the southern portion of the state by March 2.

 

The DNR has indicated in the past that any permanent house not removed by the deadline (and not occupied over night) is subject to citation and/or removal.  I know this caused a lot of problems last season because the weather/conditions made it very difficult to remove a house.  But the date is set months in advance so plan ahead.

 

I’m glad there shouldn’t be any issues in my area.  First time in many, many years I’ve left a hard side out.

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monstermoose78

Check out the super sportsman license 

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Kettle
14 hours ago, monstermoose78 said:

Check out the super sportsman license 

Moose, I have never heard of this, looked it up, pretty great option. Thank you for sharing this!!!!

Kettle 

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Wanderer
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18 hours ago, monstermoose78 said:

Check out the super sportsman license 


Too late for me.  I already bought my married sportsman license.  So really I don’t even know if I had the option.

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gimruis

I buy a conservation license.  Its half the cost of a traditional license and allows me to keep half a limit.  I release 95% of what I catch anyways.

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Hoey

Super sports license includes fishing,small game, state trout, waterfowl and pheasant stamps. Choice of firearm,archery or muzzleloader deer license after August 1.

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Wanderer
1 hour ago, Hoey said:

Super sports license includes fishing,small game, state trout, waterfowl and pheasant stamps. Choice of firearm,archery or muzzleloader deer license after August 1.


All the things I normally buy...

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IceHawk
14 minutes ago, Wanderer said:


All the things I normally buy...

Wanderer don't feel bad I had my husband wife fishing license before I heard about this also. Being the nice guy Moose is he sent me a text about this super license and my bad I didn't get to take advantage of it.  Have to admit I never heard of it but once I looked into it looked like a great deal. You win some you loose some just a part of life . 😀

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Wanderer

@IceHawk

 

I kinda wanted to P&M about the DNR not advertising it some, like in Outdoor News or something!  But I gotta admit it’s my responsibility to look into it.  I’m still surprised there wasn’t any any promotion so I hope they don’t complain we were “slow to adopt it/not much interest”.

 

Oh well, I’ll just continue to carry around multiple blue pieces of ink fading plastic in my wallet again this year! 🙃

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monstermoose78

I only heard about it because I was trying to get a state park application for a deer hunt in Grand Marais and the guy at bucks handed me a list of all the licenses. I asked about it and why did I not know about this he said he did not know about it either. I think it’s a good deal

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Ya. Me to wanderer Although I saved the pic in a file on my phone just in case I forget it at the wrong time. Always have my phone with me unless wading the creek. Always have my wifes along also. 

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