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arrow 5/27/16 - Great Trout Fishing Continues After Stocking Concludes
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arrow 5/17/16 - 2016 Summer Flounder/Black Sea Bass Regulations
arrow 5/16/16 - Bluefish Blitzes Liven 25th Annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament
arrow 5/16/16 - Administration Proposes Rule to Close All Harvesting of Diamondback Terrapins - DEP News Release
arrow 5/13/16 - Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery - 2016 Broodstock Collection
arrow 5/11/16 - 2016 Marine Digest
arrow 5/11/16 - Trout Production/Stocking To Exceed Spring Targets
arrow 5/5/16 - Striped Bass Bonus Program Applications Available; Season Opens September 1
arrow 5/4/16 - Archery In the Schools 2016 Tournament Results
arrow 4/29/16 - 2016 Marine Regulations Summary
arrow 4/28/16 - Tips to Help Reduce Encounters with Black Bears During Active Spring Period - DEP News Release
arrow 4/27/16 - Sea Girt and Axel Carlson Reefs to Receive Final Loads of Concrete Rubble In May
arrow 4/25/16 - Several New Entries On the Skillful Anglers Recognition Program Leader Board
arrow 4/22/16 - Atlantic Sturgeon Research in Delaware Bay Continues in 2016

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