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2011 Hunting and Trapping Digest

Portions of this Digest are available in enlarged format for the visually impaired. To request a black and white, large format Digest, write to: NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife, Large Format Hunting Digest, Mail Code 501-03, P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420.

Hunting Digest Cover The Hunting and Trapping Digest is published in August. It is available on this website in PDF format in its entirety and individual segments. Print versions will be available at Division offices and license agents the first week of September. An interactive digital version will be available on the publisher's website.

Deer Regulation Sets, as well as small game and migratory bird season summaries, are available on the Regulations page.

Past Issues

Publisher's digital version of the 2011 Hunting and Trapping Digest

Complete 2011 Hunting and Trapping Digest (pdf, 19.2mb)

Abridged 2011 Hunting and Trapping Digest (pdf, 16.3mb - does not contain color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map, pages 48-49, or Hunter's Showplace, pages 90-95, see below.)

DIGEST SEGMENTS

Cover - Page 5 Contains: Table of Contents; License Fee Information; Director's Message; Councils; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.2mb)

Pages 6 - 15 Contains: Highlights of Regulation Changes; Reporting Wildlife Violators; Licenses, Permits and Stamps Information; Disabled Vet License Information; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.5mb)

Pages 16 - 21 Contains: Deer Season Permits Information; Create Your Own WMA Map; E-mail List Information; Emergency Contact Card; Permit and License Agents; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.7mb)

Pages 22 - 33 Contains: Youth Hunt Days Information; General Hunting Regulations; Ten Safety Tips for Crossbow Shooting Success; Farmer Hunting and Permit Information; Youth/Farmer Deer Transportation Tags; Deer Hunting Regulations; Firearms, Bows and Ammunition Legal for Deer Hunting; Online and Phone Deer Check Information; Recovering a Deer Too Late to Check or Register; and advertisements. (pdf, 980kb)

Pages 34 - 43 Contains: Deer Management Zone Descriptions; Be Sure of Your Target and Beyond (Violation Information); How Far Can Your Firearm Shoot; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.5mb)

Pages 44 - 55 (except pages 48-49 below) Contains: Deer Season Regulations Sets; Special Areas Deer Hunting Season Information; and advertisements. (pdf, 650kb)

Pages 48 - 49 Contains: Color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map with Regulation Set Reference Chart (Zone:Reg Set). (pdf, 1.8mb)
Color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map with Regulation Set Reference Chart (Zone:Reg Set). (jpg, 220kb)

Pages 56 - 69 Contains: 2010-11 Deer Harvest Summaries; Hunters Helping the Hungry; Check Station List; Bear Hunting Regulations; Small Game Regulations and Seasons Summary Table; Coyote/Fox Season; Woodchuck Season; Fall and Spring Turkey Seasons Information; Youth Turkey Hunt; Turkey Check Stations; Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.7mb)

Pages 70 - 73 Contains: Trapping Regulations; Migratory Bird Regulations Summary; September Canada Goose Regulations; Report Banded Birds; What Do I Need to Hunt Migratory Birds?; Free Waterfowlers Clinic; NJ Waterfowl Stamp Program; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.2mb)

Pages 74 - 79 Contains: WMA Regulations; WMA Ranges; HUNT SMART Courtesy Card; Garden State Deer Classic; Outstanding Deer and Black Bear Programs; Take Aim With Non-Toxic Shot (article); and advertisements. (pdf, 3.5mb)

Pages 80 - 87 Contains: Berkshire Valley WMA Forest Management Activities, 1991–present (article); Selecting Waterfowl Season Dates (article); NJ Quail Project; Fall and Winter Trout Stocking Information; Wildlife and Sportfish Restoration Programs; Become a Hunter Education Instructor; Sunrise/Sunset Table; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.9mb)

Pages 88 - 98 Contains: Public Deer Hunting Land; Safety Zone Information; Hunting Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges; Hunter's Showplace (classified advertisements); Telephone Directory; and advertisements. (pdf, 3.2mb)

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, www.jfgriffin.com or call 413-884-1001.

Past Hunting Issues of the Fish and Wildlife Digest
2010 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2009 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2008 Hunting Issue 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

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Last Updated: August 30, 2011