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Feature Articles

Listed below are the "feature articles" on our website. Most recent articles are posted first, then by category (fishing, hunting and other) in order of posting.

RECENT ARTICLES

Swartswood Lake Walleye Run Best Ever! by Craig Lemon 4/14

 
FISH and FISHING ARTICLES

Swartswood Lake Walleye Run Best Ever! by Craig Lemon 4/14

Studying the Delaware Bay - 2012 Report by Jennifer Pyle 12/13

Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery - 2013 Broodstock Collection by Craig Lemon 7/13

Studying the Delaware River - 2012 Report by Jennifer Pyle 5/13

Passaic River Pike by Ron Jacobsen 2/13

Studying the Delaware Bay - 2011 Report by Jennifer Pyle 6/12

Big Carp Are Happening...NOW! by Matt Janiszewski and Mark Boriek 5/12

Studying the Delaware River - 2011 Report by Jennifer Pyle 4/12

Studying the Delaware Bay - 2010 Report by Jennifer Pyle 6/11

Studying the Delaware River - 2010 Report by Jennifer Pyle 4/11

2009 Striped Bass Party Boat and Tournament Sampling Summary by Heather Corbett 10/10

Lake Audrey Update by Chris Smith 2/10

Trophy Trout Fishing at Round Valley Reservoir by Shawn Crouse 7/10

Warmwater Fishing Has Never Been Better! by Jim Sciascia 7/10

Studying the Delaware River - 2009 Report by Jennifer Pyle 6/10

2009 Artificial Reef Fishing Survey by Hugh Carberry and Jennifer Resciniti 1/10

Reef Tactics for Black Sea Bass by Hugh Carberry and Jeff Carlson 4/09

Tog Fishing - The Basics by Capt. Marc E. Resciniti 10/08

Lakes Benefit from Habitat Projects by Chris Smith 9/08

Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery 2008 Broodstock Collection by Craig Lemon 6/08

Readers Speak Out - Results from the 2007 Marine Digest Survey by Linda Barry 5/08

Opening Day of the 2008 New Jersey Trout Season - A Recap by Pat Hamilton 4/08

2008 Trout Outlook by Pat Hamilton 3/08

Striped Bass Sampling on the F/V Queen Mary by Heather Corbett 12/07

Spotlight on Round Valley Reservoir by Shawn Crouse 6/07

Hackettstown State Fish Hatchery 2007 Broodstock Collection by Craig Lemon 5/07

2007 Fish Rescue Operation by Craig Lemon with Ed Washuta 5/07

2007 Trout Outlook by Pat Hamilton 3/07

After the Ice Is Gone - Perch Fishing in New Jersey by Jon Kline 3/07 (updated)

Pequest Trout Hatchery Updates Its Flow Control Monitoring System by Jeff Matthews and Clint Decker 2/07

Mullica River Oyster Restoration Project by Gustavo Calvo and Jeff Normant 1/07

There's More Than Just Trout Out There! by Mark Boriek 10/06

2006 Hackettstown Hatchery Broodstock Collection by Craig Lemon and Ed Washuta 5/06

Local Lakes Get Home Makeover by Chris Smith 4/06

2006 Trout Outlook by Pat Hamilton 3/06

Early Season Pike Fishing by Bob Papson 2/06

Break Out Your Bass Gear - Winter is Here! by Chris Smith 2/06

Ice Fishing Jersey Pike by Jim Hartobey 12/05

Lunker Lakers Lurk Below by Shawn Crouse 11/05

Fall Trout Fishing Opportunities - A Sneak Peak at Bigger Trout by Pat Hamilton 9/05

Prime Time for Smallies by Jim Hartobey 9/05

Enjoy Summer's Sunshine Bass by Bob Papson 8/05

Aliens at Union Lake? by Chris Smith 6/05

Young Anglers Reeling In Nice Fish at 2005 Children's Fishing Derby Events!!! by Craig Lemon 6/05

Tight Lines Form Strong Bonds by Shawn Crouse 5/05

2005 Hackettstown Hatchery Broodstock Collection by Craig Lemon and Ed Washuta 5/06

Operation Fish Rescue by Craig Lemon and Ed Washuta 5/05

Small Fry Yield Big Results by Craig Lemon 4/05

2005 Trout Outlook by Pat Hamilton 4/05

Early Spring White Perch - A Treat Sweet to Eat! by Hugh Carberry 3/05

Ice Fishing – A Smorgasbord of Fish and Fun by Bob Papson 12/04

Winter Trout Fishing in Lakes and Ponds by Bob Papson 11/04

The Missing Record Sea Run Trout by Mark Boriek 11/04

Fall Channel Catfish Stocking - A Reminder of Fantastic Fishing Opportunities by Bob Papson 10/04

NJ DFW + Teen Anglers = Big Trout + Prizes by Mark Boriek 9/04

NJ's Marine Conservation Officers Using Progressive Techniques to Protect Wildlife by Capt. Joe Meyer 5/04

Northern Kingfish: A Profile by Heather Corbett 5/04

2004 Hackettstown Hatchery Broodstock Collection by Craig Lemon 5/04

Using Pumpouts to Help Keep New Jersey's Waters Clean by Al Ivany 5/04

Counting the Fish in the Ocean by Don Byrne 4/04

At New Jersey's Only State Trout Hatchery, Nature Gets a Helping Hand by Jeff Matthews 2/04

Recent Rains Draw Sea Run Browns Upstream by Mark Boriek 10/03

Round Valley Rainbows Get Anglers Off To An Early Start by Shawn Crouse 10/03

Sea Run Brown Trout Program 2003 Update by Mark Boriek 10/03 (and later updates)

Children's Fishing Derby Program 2003 by Craig Lemon 8/03

Manasquan Reservoir Surprise by Paul Tarlowe with Mark Boriek 7/03

Hackettstown Hatchery Brood Stock Collection Update by Craig Lemon 6/03

Hackettstown Hatchery Brood Stock Collection is Underway! by Craig Lemon 4/03

Spring 2003 Trout Outlook by Pat Hamilton 4/03

No American Shad Yet, But… by Mark Boriek 3/03

"Hooked On Fishing - Not On Drugs" in NJ by Wayne Tonneson 3/03

Sea Run Brown Trout Program Yields Results by Mark Boriek 1/03

Improving Relations Between Recreational Anglers and Commercial Fishermen - Taking The First Step by Russ Allen 10/02

11th Annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament by Sue Canale 9/02

Trout Fishing in New Jersey - The Good 'Ole Days are Now! by Jim Sciascia 4/02

The American Shad Spawning Run by Mark Boriek 3/02

20 Years of Trout Production at Pequest by Jeff Matthews 3/02

Ice Fishing - Fun For One and All by Bob Papson 1/02

Summertime Largemouth Bass Fishing in New Jersey is Heating Up! by Chris Smith, 7/01

Success!!! - Winter Trout-Stocked Lakes Program Follow-Up by Bob Papson, 4/01

Winter Trout-Stocked Lakes Program by Bob Papson, 11/00

Wall-to-Wall Walleyes in Swartswood Lake by Patricia L. Hamilton, 7/00

Spring 2000 Trout Forecast by Patricial L. Hamilton, 3/00

Spring Trout Fishing Outlook for '99 by Patricia L. Hamilton, 4/99

Saving a Stream: The Flanders Brook Story by Patricia L. Hamilton, 10/98

Fluke Fishing and Companionship by Bruce Halgren, 7/98

Blue Claws: Crabbing in New Jersey by Paul G. Scarlett, William Figley and Joseph Dobarro, 6/98

New Jersey's Most Wanted Fish by Kurt Powers and Mark Boriek, 5/98

Trout Fishing With My Daughters by Patricia L. Hamilton, 4/98

 
HUNTING ARTICLES

2013-2014 Migratory Bird Season - Information and Population Status by Ted Nichols 8/13

2012-2013 Migratory Bird Season - Information and Population Status by Ted Nichols 8/12

2011-2012 Migratory Bird Season - Information and Population Status by Ted Nichols 8/11

New Jersey's 2010-2011 Waterfowl Season Dates - How They're Selected by Ted Nichols 8/10

2010-2011 Migratory Bird Season - Information and Population Status by Ted Nichols 8/10

What Is a Light Goose Conservation Order? by Ted Nichols 9/09

2009-2010 Migratory Bird Season - Information and Population Status by Ted Nichols 8/09

Proposed Changes to Hunting in New Jersey by Carole Kandoth 9/08

Crossbows: Coming to a Treestand Near You? by Carole Kandoth 9/08

2008-09 Migratory Bird Season and Population Status Information by Ted Nichols 8/08

The New Bonus Buck Permit by Carole Kandoth 9/07

2007-08 Migratory Bird Season and Population Status Information by Ted Nichols 8/07

2006-07 Migratory Bird Season and Population Status Information by Ted Nichols 8/06

2005-06 Migratory Bird Season and Population Status Information by Ted Nichols 8/05

Why Is There Such a Late Coastal Zone Framework for Ducks in 2004? by Ted Nichols 10/04

2004-05 Migratory Bird Season and Population Status Information by Ted Nichols 9/04

2003 Garden State Deer Classic Winners by Jim Sciascia 1/03

Late Season Squirrel Hunting in New Jersey by Jon Kline 1/03

Ducks Arrive Early Due to Cold Weather by Jon Kline 12/02

Pheasant Hunting in New Jersey, 2002 by Raymond J. Porutski 11/02

White-tailed Deer - Natural History and Autumn Behavior by Andrew Burnett, 9/01

 
OTHER ARTICLES

Staying In Touch With the Division of Fish and Wildlife by Adrianna Kreuzer-Wozniak 8/13

Bald Eagle Rescue in Egg Harbor Township by Kathleen Clark 3/13

Connecting Waterfowl Behavior With Wintering Habitat Requirements In Coastal New Jersey by Multiple Authors 2/13

Egg Island - Glades Paddling Trails by Laurie Pettigrew 4/12

Berkshire Valley WMA Forest Management Activities 1991-2011 by Miriam Dunne 4/11

New Jersey's Wildlife Rehabilitators by Susan Predl 4/10

Habitat Management for Grassland Birds by Ross Shramko 6/08

South Branch WMA (Merck Tract) Going to the Birds – and Hunterdon County Department of Parks and Recreation by Mimi Dunne and Troy Ettel, 5/08

Mullica River Oyster Restoration Project by Gustavo Calvo and Jeff Normant 1/07

New Jersey's Wildlife Law Enforcement - A History by Shannon Martiak 12/06

Conservation Partners Team Up for Grasslands Protection by MacKenzie Hall 9/06

Habitat Enhancements for Wildlife and Landowners - the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) for 2007 by Timothy Dunne 9/06

Helping People Help the Land and Its Wildlife by Timothy Dunne 1/06

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) Funding Available by Timothy Dunne 11/04

Help the NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife with Duck Banding! by Ted Nichols 7/04

Spring of the Peregrine by Linn Pierson 4/04

Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) Assists State Wildlife Management Areas with Native Grass Restoration Projects by Timothy Dunne 3/04

Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program by Barbara Phillips 2/03

Buckshutem WMA Habitat Restoration Project by Tony Petrongolo and Laurie Pettigrew 4/02

Canada Goose Banding in the Arctic by Ted Nichols, 8/01

Peregrine Project Gearing Up for Technology by Mimi Dunne, 3/01

New Jersey's Wildlife Management Areas by Paul Tarlowe, 6/99 (updated 2/10)

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