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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.

Hunting Opportunities On New Jersey’s National Wildlife Refuges

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Hunting on national wildlife refuges is not permitted unless specifically opened as listed below.

No Sunday hunting on national wildlife refuges.

Cape May NWR

24 Kimbles Beach Rd., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 (609) 463-0994; fws.gov/northeast/capemay

  • Deer—Special Areas Hunting Season Information; see Deer Season Regulation Sets.
  • Migratory game birds except crow—on refuge lands north of Rt. 550 or west of Rt. 47
  • Turkey, rabbit and squirrel hunting in select areas only.

No refuge permit is required. Special hunting conditions apply. Contact refuge office for information.

Great Swamp NWR

241 Pleasant Plains Rd., Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-9615, (973) 425-1222 ext. 158; fws.gov/northeast/greatswamp

  • Deer—Special Areas Hunting Season Information; see Deer Season Regulation Sets.

In addition to required state licenses and permits, hunters must obtain a Refuge permit for $26 ($13 for holders of a Senior Golden Age or Golden Access Passport and youths with a valid 2012 New Jersey youth hunting license).

Edwin B. Forsythe NWR

800 Great Creek Rd., Oceanville, NJ 08231-0072; (609) 652-1665; fws.gov/northeast/forsythe

  • Deer—Special Areas Hunting Season Information; see Deer Season Regulation Sets.
  • Waterfowl
  • Special Waterfowl Hunts

Hunters wanting to participate in the special waterfowl hunts must have a reservation. Special hunting ­conditions apply. Information can be obtained at the refuge, at ­dispensers, at the headquarters, on the refuge website, or through the mail.

Supawna Meadows NWR

c/o Cape May NWR, 24 Kimbles Beach Rd., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210, (609) 463-0994; fws.gov/northeast/nj/spm.htm

  • Deer—Bowhunting only. Special Areas Hunting Season Information; see Deer Season Regulation Sets.
  • Waterfowl

Special hunting conditions apply. Contact refuge manager for information.

Wallkill River NWR

1547 County Rt. 565, Sussex, NJ 07461-4013; (973) 702-7266; wallkillriver.fws.gov

  • Deer—Special Areas Hunting Season Information; see Deer Season Regulation Sets.
  • Migratory Birds except crow
  • Spring and Fall Turkey (Zone 5)
  • September Canada Goose

Note: the refuge is closed to bear hunting in 2012.

In addition to required state licenses and permits, hunters must obtain a refuge permit. There is a $20 fee for a refuge permit except youths are free, seniors with a Golden Age passport are $10. Special hunting conditions apply. 155168.png

 

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