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Landlocked Salmon measuring 14-15 inches have been stocked in Merrill Creek Reservoir, the latest addition to this exciting stocking program - a 51-year old record was broken just this past June!. Get the details!

Pheasants are waiting for hunters on 24 WMAs and the DWGNRA. Use the stocking schedule and maps to focus hunting effort. More!

Permit Bow Season is open statewide. Get your license online or at an agent. Permits for all permit deer seasons now available.
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What's New?
arrow 11/9/18 - Merrill Creek Reservoir Added to Salmon Stocking Program
arrow 11/9/18 - Conserve Wildlife Matching Grants Available to Nonprofit Organizations; Applications Due to DEP by December 14 - DEP News Release
arrow 11/8/18 - Pheasant/Quail Season Opens Saturday, November 10
arrow 11/2/18 - 2018 Piping Plover and Beachnesting Birds Annual Reports
arrow 11/1/18 - DEP Launches Radio and Social Media Campaign Reminding Residents to Not Feed Black Bears - DEP News Release
arrow 10/29/18 - Conserve Wildlife Matching Grant Program now accepting proposals.
arrow 10/26/18 - Three new entries have been added to the Skillful Anglers Program Leader Board
arrow 10/22/18 - American Shad Spawning Confirmed in Millstone River Following 2017 Dam Removal in Manville, Somerset County - DEP News Release
arrow 10/19/18 - CPO Jordan Holmes Receives “Wildlife Officer of the Year” Award from Shikar-Safari Club International
arrow 10/17/18 - Fall Trout Stocking Summary
arrow 10/16/18 - State Record Gray Triggerfish (Spearfishing Category) Caught
arrow 10/11/18 - Atlantic Brant Migration and Breeding Ecology Study Update
arrow 10/11/18 - DEP Urges Drivers to Be Cautious on Roadways as Deer Mating Season Begins and Days Get Shorter - DEP News Release
arrow 10/10/18 - Hooked on Fishing-Not on Drugs Team Leader Training in May
arrow 10/3/18 - Studying the Delaware River - 2017 Report
arrow 10/1/18 - Fall "Take A Kid Hunting" Youth Hunts
arrow 9/28/18 - Registration for the Youth Waterfowl Blinds and Mentoring Program at the Wading River WMA Special Use Area has opened.

Upcoming Events
arrow Fish and Game Council Meeting - November 13
arrow Atlantic Coast Shellfish Council Meeting - November 13
arrow Endangered and Nongame Species Advisory Committee Meeting - November 14
arrow Youth Deer Firearm Hunt - November 17
arrow Delaware Bay Shellfish Council Meeting - December 11
arrow Wildlife Rehabilitators Advisory Committee - January 23
arrow Marine Fisheries Council Meeting - TBA
arrow NJ Outdoors Programs
arrow Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center Programs
arrow NJSFSC Calendar of Events


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