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New Jersey

Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater Fishing

Telephone Directory

­Internet Address: NJFishandWildlife.com

General Information: 609-292-2965

DEP ACTION LINE—24 HOURS: 877-927-6337 — 877-WARN-DEP

DEP Action Line, 24 Hrs.

The Department has a toll-free telephone hotline number you can use to report environmental incidents, abuses, and complaints in New Jersey or impacting it.

877-WARN-DEP

877-927-6337

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

Commercial Preserves and Semi-Wild Preserves: 609-984-6213

Endangered and Nongame Species: 908-638-4127

Exotic & Nongame Captivity Permits: 609-984-6213

Falconry Permits: 908-735-8793

Field Trial Permits:609-259-2132

Horseback Riding Group 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: 908-637-4125

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

Freshwater Fisheries

Lebanon Field Office (North)

P.O. Box 394, 1255 County Rt. 629, Lebanon, NJ 08833
908-236-2118

Central Regional Office

1 Eldridge Rd., Robbinsville, NJ 08691
609-223-6076

Southern Region Office

220 Blue Anchor Rd., Sicklerville
856-629-4950

Trenton Office

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

Land Management: 609-984-0547

Marine Fisheries: 609-748-2020

Shellfisheries: 609-748-2040

Wildlife Management: 609-292-6685

Northern Region Office

26 Route 173 W., Hampton, NJ 08827

Wildlife Management: 908-735-7040

Endangered and Nongame Species: 908-638-4127

Hunter Education: 908-637-4125 x 123

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: 609-223-6076

Land Management: 609-259-6969

Wildlife Control: 908-735-8793

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

Southern Region Office

220 Blue Anchor Rd., Sicklerville, NJ 08081

Freshwater Fisheries: 856-629-4950

Hunter Education: 856-629-0552

Land Management: 856-629-5006

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

Wildlife Control: 908-735-8793

Pequest Natural Resource Education Center

605 Pequest Rd., Oxford, NJ 07863

908-637-4125

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

1672 E. Buckshutem Rd. Millville, NJ 08332

856-785-0730

Law Enforcement Offices

  • Northern Region — 908-735-8240
    (Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties)
  • Central Region — 609-259-2120
    (Burlington, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean counties)
  • Southern Region — 856-629-0555
    (Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties)
  • Marine Region — 609-748-2050
    (coastal and bay areas)

State Police Marine Law Enforcement Stations

Bivalve 856-785-1330

North Wildwood 609-522-0393

Atlantic City 609-441-3586

Burlington 609-387-1221

Ocean 609-296-5807

Point Pleasant 732-899-5050

Monmouth Station 732-842-5171

Lake Hopatcong 973-663-3400

Newark Bay 973-578-8173