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The 2014 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Guide is now available!
To view the new guide, please download the pdf. Check back in the coming days as we work to put up the new 2014 website.

Below is content from the 2013 guide.

Small Boat Equipment Requirements

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2013-2014 Delaware Small Boat Equipment Requirements

1. Registration fee

$10.00

$20.00

2. Decals & boat number

Display properly on bow

Display properly on bow

3. Personal flotation Device

(PFD)*Must be serviceable

(see below)

One approved Type I, II, III or V for each person on board plus one throwable Type IV

One approve Type I, II, III or V for each person on board plus one throwable Type IV.

4. Whistle

One hand, mouth or power operated, and audible at least one half (1/2) mile

One hand, mouth or power operated, and audible at least one half (1/2) mile

5. Fire Extinguisher Portable

One type B-1, if carrying passengers for hire, or if boat construction will permit entrapment of flammable vapors.

One type B-1, if carrying passengers for hire, or if boat construction will permit entrapment of flammable vapors.

6. Lights

Boat-for-table.psd

7. Ventilation At least two ventilator ducts fitted with cowls or equivalent, if boat construction will permit entrapment of flammable vapors.

8. Atlantic Ocean, Delaware Bay and Delaware River South of Artificial Island—U.S. Coast Guard regulations require all vessels to carry day and night distress signaling devices. Outboard motorboats less than 16’ in length are exempt from daytime requirements.

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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