'07 fishing and shelter licenses expire Apr. 30
A legislative change effective Aug. 1, 2007 extended the expiration date of 2007 fishing licenses for resident and nonresident anglers through April 30, 2008, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Any stamps or tags to harvest particular species also are valid through April 30, 2008.
Angling licenses, stamps and tags for 2008, which will be effective from March 1 through April 30, 2009, went on sale Feb. 18.
Ice shelter licenses also are valid through April 30, 2008.
Fishing licenses are required for resident anglers age 16 and older and all nonresidents. Nonresidents younger than 16 may fish without a license if a parent or guardian who is licensed accompanies them.
Licenses can be purchased in person at one of 1,750 statewide Electronic License System agents, online at mndnr.gov https://www4.wildlifelicense.com/mn/ or by phone at 1-888-MNLICEN (665-4236). There is a $3.50 convenience fee for telephone or online purchases.