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Saltwater Marine Fishing Regulations New Jersey Saltwater Fishing

­Internet Address NJFishandWildlife.com

General Information (609) 292-2965

DEP ACTION LINE—24 HOURS (877) 927-6337 — (877) WARN-DEP

Automated Harvest Report System (855) 448-6865 — (855) I-HUNT-NJ

Commercial Preserves and Semi-Wild Preserves (908) 735-7040

Exotic & Nongame Captivity Permits (908) 735-5450

Falconry Permits (908) 735-8793

Field Trial Permits (609) 259-2132

Freshwater Fisheries

Lebanon Field Office (North)
P.O. Box 394, 1255 County Rt. 629, Lebanon, NJ 08833 (908) 236-2118

Assunpink Regional Office (South)
1 Eldridge Rd., Robbinsville, NJ 08691 (609) 259-6964

Horseback Riding Permits (609) 259-2132

Hunter Education (877) 248-6865 — (877) 2-HUNT-NJ

Hunting, Fishing and Duplicate Licenses (609) 292-2965

Hunting and Trapping Permit Hotline (609) 292-9192

License Sales (888) 773-8450

Operation Game Thief (855) OGT-TIPS

Outstanding Deer Program (609) 633-7598

Pheasant and Quail Stocking. (609) 984-0547

Trout Stocking Hotline (609) 633-6765

Wildlife Conservation Corps. (908) 735-7040

Wildlife Control (908) 735-8793

Wildlife Education (908) 637-4125

Wildlife Management Areas. (609) 984-0547

Trenton Office

Mail Code 501-03, P.O. Box 420, Trenton, NJ 08625-0420

Endangered and Nongame Species (609) 292-9400

Land Management (609) 984-0547

Marine Fisheries (609) 292-7794

Shellfisheries (609) 292-3093

Wildlife Management (609) 292-6685

Northern Region Office

26 Route 173 W., Hampton, NJ 08827

Wildlife Management (908) 735-7040

Endangered and Nongame Species (1 Van Syckel’s Rd.) (908) 638-4127

Hunter Education (877) 2-HUNT-NJ

Wildlife Control (908) 735-8793

Land Management (973) 383-0918

Law Enforcement (Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset,
Sussex, Union, and Warren counties)
(908) 735-8240

Central Region Office

1 Eldridge Rd., Robbinsville, NJ 08691

Freshwater Fisheries (609) 259-6964

Land Management (609) 259-2132

Hunter Education (877) 2-HUNT-NJ

Wildlife Control (609) 259-7955

Law Enforcement (Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean counties) (609) 259-2120

Southern Region Office

220 Blue Anchor Rd., Sicklerville, NJ 08081

Hunter Education (877) 2-HUNT-NJ

Land Management (856) 629-5006

Law Enforcement (Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester,
and Salem counties) (856) 629-0555

Wildlife Control (Now at Nacote Creek office.) (609) 748-2044

Pequest Natural Resource Education Center (908) 637-4125

Pequest Trout Hatchery (908) 637-4173

605 Pequest Rd., Oxford, NJ 07863
For questions concerning state stocking programs or comments call (908) 236-2118

Hackettstown Fish Hatchery (15 Warmwater/Coolwater Species) (908) 852-3676

23 Reese Ave., Hackettstown, NJ 07840
For questions concerning state stocking programs or comments call (908) 236-2118

Nacote Creek Research Station

P.O. Box 418, 360 Rt. 9 N. (Milepost 51) Port Republic, NJ 08241

Marine Fisheries (609) 748-2020

Marine Fisheries “Listen Only” regulation information line (609) 292-2083

Shellfisheries (609) 748-2040

Marine Education (609) 748-4347

Marine Law Enforcement (609) 748-2050

Delaware Bay Office (Marine and Shellfisheries)

1672 E. Buckshutem Rd. Millville, NJ 08332 (856) 785-0730

The following publications
are available by writing:

Nacote Creek Research Station Publications
P.O. Box 418
Port Republic, NJ 08241

Shellfish Growing Waters
Classification Charts

This publication is available free at any shellfish license agent and online at http://www.nj.gov/dep/bmw/waterclass.htm.

The following publications are also available online at NJ­­FishandW­­ildlife.com:

  • Guide to New Jersey Saltwater Fishing (available online only)
  • New Jersey Boaters Guide
  • Party and Charter Boat Directory
    (available online only)