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PDF Segments of the
2017 New Jersey Marine DIGEST

 

NJ Marine Digest Cover The 2017 New Jersey Marine Digest is available on this website in PDF format and on the publisher's website in an easy-to-use interactive format. View it on J.F. Griffin Media's site now:

Print versions are available at coastal sport shops and license agents. Out-of-state residents can request a print copy by e-mailing njfishandwildlife@dep.nj.gov.

Please note that the Marine DIGEST is published in May and the regulations contained in it are accurate at the time of publication. However, there are often regulations changes that occur after publication. For the latest and most up-to-date information on current or pending salt water regulations, visit the Regulations page.

Subscribers to the Marine Fisheries and Shellfish E-mail Lists receive notification of rule and regulations changes or proposed changes. Readers can also call the 24/7 Marine Fisheries "listen-only" regulations line for current regulations at 609-292-2083. Bureau of Marine Fisheries staff can be contacted at 609-748-2020 for further information.

Past issues of the Marine DIGEST are linked below.

Complete 2017 New Jersey Marine DIGEST (pdf, 5.3mb)

DIGEST SEGMENTS

Cover - 5 Contains: Cover; Table of Contents; Hotlines and Contacts; Director's Message; About This Guide; Free Fishing Days; Fish and Wildlife Councils; Mission and Goals Statements; and advertisements. (pdf, 990kb)

Pages 6 - 13 Contains: "Itís a Short! Safely Releasing Summer Flounder Unharmed" (article);Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament; "Marine Recreational Fisheries Data Collection: Perspectives and Prospects" (article); and advertisements. (pdf, 1.3mb)

Pages 14 - 23 (except 18-19) Contains: Marine Regulations; Accessible Fishing Sites; E-mail Lists; Accessible Fishing Sites; Tips For Releasing Fish Unharmed; Saltwater Recreational Registry Program; Motor Boat Registration/Title and Operator Requirements; Mollusks/Crustaceans Regulations; NJ State Seasons, Minimum Size and Possession Limits Chart; Federal Minimum Size, Possession Limits and Seasons Chart; Shellfish and Crab Pot License Information; Chesapeake-Style Crab Pot Terrapin Excluders and Biodegradable Panels Information; Shellfish and Non-Commercial Crab Pot License Information and Agents; and advertisements. (pdf, 695kb)

Pages 18 - 19 Contains: Marine Species Identification Illustrations (pdf, 1.3mb)

Pages 24 - 31 Contains: "Hard Clams in Barnegat and Little Egg Harbor Bays" (article); Skillful Angler Recognition Program; State Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs; Record Fish Program; Fish Smart, Eat Smart; NJ WILD Outdoor Expo; Sedge Island Natural Resource Education Center Programs; Law Enforcement and Regulation Information Contacts; Use Pumpouts; Operation Game Thief; and advertisements. (pdf, 760kb)

Pages 32 - 34 Contains: Angler's Showplace Advertisements; Telephone Directory; Publications Available; and advertisements. (pdf, 885mb)

Related Pages:
2017 Marine Recreational Fishing Regulations Summary Sheet (pdf, 195kb)
2017 Commercial Marine Fishing Regulations (pdf, 200kb)
2017 Marine Recreational Minimum Size, Possession Limits and Seasons Summary Card (pdf, 400kb)

Digest Advertising
The Division of Fish and Wildlife incorporates advertising in each issue of the New Jersey Fish and Wildlife Digest to defray publishing and printing costs. This responsible use of funding permits the Division to expand communication and outreach efforts with the sportsmen and women who enjoy our wildlife resources.

To advertise in upcoming issues of the Digest (freshwater fishing, marine or hunting), contact J.F.Girffin Publishing at 413-884-1001 ext. 2.

Past Issues
2016 Marine DIGEST
2015 Marine DIGEST
2014 Marine DIGEST
2013 Marine DIGEST
2012 Marine DIGEST
2011 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2010 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2009 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2008 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2007 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2006 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2005 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2004 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2003 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2002 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2001 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2000 Marine Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

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Last Updated: August 14, 2017