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Title: Fish Packer License
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Description: License allows for the preparation of dressed game fish for another person for shipment. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
Subject: Fish
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:13:14 PM
Modification Date: 12/18/2019 1:12:00 PM
Agency Name: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) manages the state's natural resources. Hunting, fishing, state forests and parks, lakes, rivers and streams, boating and water safety, trails, snowmobiling, skiing, education, enforcement, wildlife management, lands and minerals are managed by the DNR.
Agency Phone: 651-296-6157
Agency Fax: Agency URL:
Agency Address: Natural Resources (DNR), Minnesota Dept. of
500 Lafayette Rd.

St. Paul
MN 55155

Division Name: License Center
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-355-0147
Division Fax: Division URL:
Division Address:
Please complete the following information as a part of your license application request and an application and rules will be mailed:
-Specify what application type being requested | Include your: -Name (First, Middle, Last) -Mailing address -Phone Number

Audience: Hold Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

This license allows for the preparation of dressed game fish for another person for shipment. People who hold this license are eligible to obtain an optional Bait Preservation Permit.

License Renewal Information
License renewal packets will be mailed out to all current fish packer licensees in January. You can renew your license by completing and returning the enclosed license application.

Contact Sean Sisler, fisheries program consultant, with questions.

Statutes: 97C.865


Application for Fish Packer's License

Optional Bait Preservation Permit

Contact Ron Kullmann at Ron.Kullmann to request a license application.



Period of Issuance:

Annual (March - March)

Length of Determination: One to three weeks.
Other Info:
Activity: Fish
License Detail URL:

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