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Catch-and-Release Trout Fishing Continues!
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Traditional Opening Day Is April 10
The spring stocking program has changed for 2021 due to the pandemic. Get the details!
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What's New?
arrow 4/9/21 - Skillful Angler Leader Board Updated With Current Leaders
arrow 4/7/21 - Native Plant Giveaway April 22-23
arrow 4/5/21 - Delaware River Shad Fishing Reports
arrow 4/1/21 - Updated Striped Bass Bonus Program Information
arrow 3/25/21 - Bluefish Fishery Management Plan Public Hearing April 8, 2021; Comment on Stock Rebuilding and Amendments by April 23, 2021
arrow 3/24/21 - Atlantic Sturgeon Research in Delaware Bay Continues in 2021
arrow 3/23/21 - Green Eggs and Sand Virtual Workshop May 6 - June 3
arrow 3/22/21 - Spring Turkey Permit Sale Information
arrow 3/19/21 - Colliers Mills and Stafford Forge WMA Range Improvements Completed
arrow 3/15/21 - Highlights of Proposed 2022-2025 Fish Code Regulation Changes
arrow 3/15/21 - Artificial Reef Ventless Trap Survey Through May
arrow 3/11/21 - Semi-wild Hunting Season Extended to April 4
arrow 3/8/21 - Invasive Mussel Found In Aquarium Moss Available At Pet/Aquarium Supply Stores.
arrow 3/2/21 - Spring Trout Season Information
arrow 3/1/21 - Marine Fisheries Management Rules Proposed; Comment by April 30, 2021
arrow 2/26/21 - Public Hearings on Proposed NJDEP Land Exchange

Upcoming Events
arrow Fish and Game Council Meeting - April 13
arrow Land Exchange Public Hearing - April 15
arrow Atlantic Coast Shellfish Council Meeting - April 19
arrow Fish Code Public Hearing - April 22
arrow Delaware Bay Shellfish Council Meeting - May 4
arrow Marine Fisheries Council Meeting - May 13
arrow Endangered and Nongame Species Advisory Committee Meeting - May 19
arrow Free Fishing Day - June 5
arrow Youth Fishing Challenge - June 5
arrow Wildlife Rehabilitators Advisory Committee - July 28
arrow NJ Outdoors Programs
arrow Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center Programs
arrow NJSFSC Calendar of Events

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