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GOVERNOR'S SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT SUNDAY MAY 23
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Beautiful beaches and exciting fishing action make this event an annual favorite. (More)

Trout Stocking Completed!
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Trout are available in many waters during some of the best weather of the year. Get the details!
Photo courtesy Bill Klimas

TURKEY SEASON CONTINUES!
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Take advantage of D Period's two weeks of hunting. Permits available online and at license agents.
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Don't Assume It's Abandoned or Orphaned Fawn in hiding
Young wildlife are often left alone while the adults feed nearby. Learn More

It's Tax Season - Support Our Wildlife!
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The Income Tax Check-off helps fund the work of the Endangered and Nongame Species Program.


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Wildlife Action Plan Update

 
What's New?
arrow 5/14/21 - Trout stocking totals for the spring met and exceeded our typical annual baseline of 570,000 trout.
arrow 5/13/21 - Heislerville WMA Drawdown of Impoundment #3
arrow 5/4/21 - NEW! Great Fishing Close to Home App
arrow 4/28/21 - Urine-Based Deer Lures Banned Effective May 10, 2021
arrow 4/27/21 - Menhaden Mortality and FAQs
arrow 4/26/21 - 2021 Marine Digest Online
arrow 4/23/21 - Spring Turkey Season Outlook 2021
arrow 4/15/21 - Striped Bass Circle Hook Requirement Update
arrow 4/15/21 - 2021-2022 Migratory Bird Season - Information and Population Status
arrow 4/9/21 - Skillful Angler Program Leader Board Updated
arrow 4/7/21 - Native Plant Giveaway
arrow 4/5/21 - Delaware River Shad Fishing Reports
arrow 3/24/21 - Atlantic Sturgeon Research in Delaware Bay Continues in 2021
arrow 3/15/21 - Highlights of Proposed 2022-2025 Fish Code Regulation Changes; Comment by May 14
arrow 3/15/21 - Artificial Reef Ventless Trap Survey Through May

Upcoming Events
arrow Atlantic Coast Shellfish Council Meeting - May 17
arrow Endangered and Nongame Species Advisory Committee Meeting - May 19
arrow Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament - May 23
arrow Free Fishing Day - June 5
arrow Youth Fishing Challenge - June 5
arrow Fish and Game Council Meeting - June 8
arrow Delaware Bay Shellfish Council Meeting - July 6
arrow Marine Fisheries Council Meeting - July 8
arrow Wildlife Rehabilitators Advisory Committee - July 28
arrow NJ Outdoors Programs
arrow Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center Programs
arrow NJSFSC Calendar of Events

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