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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.

Key Definitions

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Bag limit: The quantity of individual wild animals that may be taken in any one day of the specified season for a specified wild animal or during the entire season.

Baiting: Placing a food product in the field for consumption to attract wildlife to an area being hunted. Examples of baits include salt, mineral blocks, solid licks, grains, and liquids or powders spread on the ground for the purpose of being eaten by animals.

Furbearer: Indiana furbearing game animals include beaver, coyote, gray fox, long-tailed weasel, mink, muskrat, opossum, raccoon, red fox and skunk.

Game bird: Indiana game birds include ring-necked pheasant, bobwhite quail, ruffed grouse, wild turkey and mourning dove.

Hunt: To take any wild animal except by trapping.

Motor driven conveyance: An automobile, truck, tractor, combine, wagon, bus, off-road vehicle, ATV, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, moped, dune buggy, go-cart, motorboat, airplane, or other motorized machine capable of transporting an individual.

Possession limit: Two times the daily bag limit or the bag limit for the entire season depending on the species.

Primary Residence: An individual’s principal or ordinary habitation used as a home or dwelling for a fixed or indefinite period of time. The term does not include temporary or transient lodging used during a hunting, fishing, pleasure, recreations, or business trip or other temporary purpose.

Processed: Wild animals that have been cut, wrapped, and frozen; dried; smoked; canned (in tins and jars); vacuum packed; or otherwise preserved for long term storage and later consumption.

Take: To pursue, shoot, kill, trap, capture, collect, catch, or otherwise take or attempt to take.

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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