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30 Years of Trout Production at Pequest Trout Hatchery

It was 1980 — a turning point for New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Bureau of Freshwater Fisheries — when construction began for the new Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center in the Pequest Valley, Warren County.
30 Years of Trout Production at Pequest Trout Hatchery

Page Through the Digital Edition

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Page Through the Digital Edition

Shad of the Raritan River

The Raritan River is the largest watershed completely within New Jersey that supports migratory fish species. The increased industrialization of the region resulted in severe pollution and the construction of dams which left the Raritan unsuitable and not navigable for shad.
Shad of the Raritan River

Fish Handling & Care

An angler’s proper handling of fish can greatly improve their survival when released. Fighting a fish to exhaustion increases mortality as does rapidly bringing up a fish through the changing water pressure and temperature gradients.
Fish Handling & Care

New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest

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