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2004 Marine Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife 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 Marine Digest, P.O. Box 400, Trenton, NJ 08625-0400.
The 2004 Marine Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST is available on-line in PDF format. (Print versions are available at License Agents. It is available in its entirety or in portions for your convenience. The summary sheet is also available. File size is given for estimating download time. "Feature Articles" which do not appear in this issue of the Digest are linked from the Feature Articles page.

Please note that the Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST is published in May and the regulations contained in it remain in effect until changed. For information on current or pending salt water regulations, watch our homepage or Regulations page for news releases. Marine Fisheries staff can be contacted at 609-748-2020. Past issues are also available online.

Complete 2004 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST (pdf, 2.6mb)

Pages 1 - 9 Contains: Commissioner's and Director's Messages; Table of Contents; Telephone Directory; Councils; Summary of Marine Fish and Shellfish Regulations; Federal Marine Fisheries Contacts; Striped Bass Notice; and advertisement. (pdf, 790kb)

Pages 10 - 13 Contains: "Attention Anglers" Minimum Size, Possession Limits and Seasons; NJ Marine Fish ID; and advertisements. (pdf, 940kb)

Pages 14 - 20 Contains:Shellfish and Non-Commercial Crab Pot License Info; Guide to Fishing and Diving NJ Reefs book information; Fish and Crab Consumption Health Advisories; Terrapin Excluders and Biodegradable Panels Required on Chesapeake-Style Crab Pots and Application Form; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.1mb)

The following articles were not published in the Digest as originally planned but are available on this Web site:

Counting the Fish in the Ocean
Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament Offers Great Fun for Families, Friends
NJ's Marine Conservation Officers Using Progressive Techniques to Protect Wildlife
Northern Kingfish: A Profile
Using Pumpouts to Help Keep New Jersey's Waters Clean
Related page:
2004 Marine Commercial Fishing Regulations (pdf, 60kb)

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), contact Cindy Kuenstner, Digest editor, at 609-633-7598.

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