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2002 Freshwater Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

This Digest is available in enlarged format for the visually impaired. To request a black and white, large format Digest, write to: NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife, Large Format Fishing Digest, P.O. Box 400, Trenton, NJ 08625-0400.
The 2002 Freshwater Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST is available in PDF format. For your convenience it has been broken into five separate sections with the file size of each is provided so you can estimate download time. Printable PDF files are viewable with the Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free from Adobe's Web site.

Complete 2002 Freshwater Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST (11.1mb)

Pages 1 - 9. Contains: List of Councils; Director's Message; Table of Contents; Telephone Directory; License Fees and Permit Info; Fish Art & Writing Contest Info; Highlights of Changes in Regulations; Fishing Hotline Numbers; Summary of Freshwater Fishing Laws; Disabled Veterans License Info; and advertisements. (2.3mb)

Pages 10 - 21. Contains: Trout Fishing Information, Regulations and Stocked Waters; Motor Boat Regulations; Trout Regulations Summary Table; Warm and Cool Water Regulations and Summary Table; State Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs Info; Angler Ethics; Boundary Waters Regulations; Exceptions to General Fishing Regulations; Waters Where License is Required; Wildlife Management Area Regulations; and Water Supply Reservoir Info. (2.5mb)

Pages 22 - 33. Contains: Features on Restoring Our Streams, Union Lake's 6-Year Smallmouth Success Story, Largemouth Fishing, Pike of the Passaic River and Warm Water Fishing; Accessible Fishing Site Info; Winter Trout Stocked Lakes and Sea Run Brown Trout Info; Sportfish Restoration Program; Wild Places & Open Spaces Map Info; Round Valley News; New Hunter Education Program; New Fishing Access Areas; and advertisements. (2.8mb)

Pages 34 - 43. Contains: Delaware River Boat Access Sites; 2001 Pequest Trout Hatchery and Hackettstown Hatchery Production Reports; Conserve Wildlife License Plates Info; Delaware River Shad Run; Record Freshwater Fish; Partnership for Wildlife Volunteerism Credit Card Info; Wildlife Profiles Available; Freshwater Fish Illustrations; Guide to Health Advisories for Eating Fish and Crabs; and advertisements. (1.3mb)

Pages 44 - 52. Contains: Tagged Trout Info; Zebra Mussel Info; Operation Game Thief; Free Fishing Days; Hooked On Fishing, Not On Drugs Program; Becoming An Outdoors-Woman Info; Hook-A-Winner Program; Pequest Open House; Lake Inventories Available; Law Enforcement Knife Available; Skillful Angler Awards Program; Waterfowl Stamp and Print Info; Wildlife Viewing Guide Info; and advertisements. (2.7mb)

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.

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