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2008 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

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Hunting Digest CoverThe Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST is published in August. It is available on this website in its entirety and in individual segments in PDF format.

Past Issues

Complete 2008 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST (pdf, 13.3mb)

Abridged 2008 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST (pdf, 6.3mb - does not contain color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map, pages 48-49, or Hunter's Showcase, pages 91-95, see below.)


Cover - Page 5 Contains: Table of Contents; License Fee Information; Commissioner's and Director's Messages; Councils; and advertisements. (pdf, 720kb)

Pages 6 - 16 Contains: Crossbows: Coming to a Treestand Near You? (article); License, Permit and Stamp Information; Disabled Vet License Information; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.6mb)

Pages 17 - 25 Contains: Deer Season Permits Information; Permit and License Agents; State Federation Information; Youth Hunt Days Information; and advertisements. (pdf, 830kb)

Pages 26 - 35 Contains: General Hunting Regulations; Farmer Hunting and Permit Information; Deer Hunting Regulations; Recovering a Deer After Check Stations Close; Using Distance Sampling to Estimate the Number of Deer; Youth/Farmer Deer Transportation Tags; and advertisements. (pdf, 625kb)

Pages 36 - 46 Contains: Deer Management Zone Descriptions; How Far Can Your Firearm Shoot; Deer Season Regulations Sets; and advertisements. (pdf, 505kb)

Pages 47 - 60 (except pages 48-49 below) Contains: Special Areas Deer Hunting Season Information; Wildlife Heritage Festival; 2007-08 Deer Harvest Summaries; Hunters Helping the Hungry; Check Station List; Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament; Does Your Hunter Orange Measure Up?; and advertisements. (pdf, 720kb)

Pages 48 - 49 Contains: Color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map with Regulation Set Reference Chart (Zone:Reg Set). (pdf, 3.2mb)

Pages 61 - 71 Contains: Small Game Regulations and Seasons Summary Table; Coyote/Fox Season; Woodchuck Season; Fall and Spring Turkey Seasons Information; Turkey Check Stations; Trapping Regulations; E-mail List Information; Wildlife Profile: Fisher;and advertisements. (pdf, 925kb)

Pages 72 - 79 Contains: Migratory Bird Regulations and Information; Report Banded Birds; Have You Seen This Cat? (Bobcat); September Canada Goose Regulations; Free Waterfowlers Clinic; 2008 Duck Stamp Print Information; American Black Duck Research Takes Flight in NJ (feature article); The Bird Flu: What You Need to Know; Conserve Wildlife of NJ Foundation Information; Wild Turkey Research Project at Work; and advertisements. (pdf, 640kb)

Pages 80 - 90 Contains: Next Year: Proposed Changes to Hunting in NJ; WMA Regulations; WMA Ranges; HUNT SMART Courtesy Card; Garden State Deer Classic and Outstanding Deer Program; Fall and Winter Trout Stocking Information; i-MapNJ Information; Become a Hunter Education Instructor; Rockport Pheasant Farm: Home of the Rockport Rockets (feature article); Public Deer Hunting Land; Safety Zone Information; Hunting Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges; Sunrise/Sunset Table; and advertisements. (pdf, 785kb)

Pages 91 - 95 Contains: Hunter's Showplace (advertisements). (pdf, 4.2mb)

Pages 96 - 98 Contains: Telephone Directory; and advertisements. (pdf, 405kb)

Digest Advertising
The Division of Fish and Wildlife incorporates advertising in each issue of the New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Digest to defray publishing and printing costs. This responsible use of funding permits the Division to expand communication and outreach efforts with the sportsmen and women who enjoy our wildlife resources.

To advertise in upcoming issues of the Digest (freshwater fishing, marine or hunting), click on the link to our publisher, J. F. Griffin Publishing, or call 413-884-1001.

Past Hunting Issues of the Fish and Wildlife Digest
2007 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2006 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2005 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2004 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2003 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2002 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2001 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2000 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

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