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2004 Freshwater Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

Portions of this Digest are 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 2004 Freshwater Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST is available on line in PDF format in its entirety and as individual segments (for faster downloads). Approximate file size is provided so you can estimate download time. Print versions are available at Division offices and license agents.

Complete 2004 Freshwater Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST (2.2mb)

DIGEST Cover (180kb)

Pages 2 - 7 - Contains: List of Councils; Commissioner's and Director's Messages; Our Mission and Goals; Table of Contents; Telephone Directory; License Fees and Permit Info; Accessible Fishing Site Info; Regulation Highlights; Fishing Hotlines; Hook-A-Winner Program; Summary of Freshwater Fishing Laws; Baitfish, Turtle and Frog Regulations; and advertisements. (165kb)

Pages 8 - 18 - Contains: General Trout Fishing Information and Stocked Waters; Motor Boat Regulations; Trout Regulations Table; Warmwater and Coolwater Regulations and Summary Table; Water Supply Reservoir Information; Boundary Waters Regulations; Exceptions to General Fishing Regulations; Waters Where License is Required; Wildlife Management Area Regulations; Angler Ethics; Map Information; and advertisements. (295kb)

Pages 19 - 23 - Contains: Freshwater Clydesdales: Carp! (feature article); New Jersey is a great place to start tournament bass fishing (feature article); Become a Hunter Education Instructors; Species Spotlight: River Herring (feature article); Species Spotlight: River Herring (feature article); For fast-action angling and tasty table fare, aim for an “eye” (feature article); Conserve Wildlife License Plates Info; and advertisements. (400kb)

Pages 24 - 29 - Contains: 2004 Anglers' Calendar; Pequest Open House/Fish Festival; Free Fishing Days; Freshwater Fish ID Illustrations; and advertisement. (270kb)

Pages 30 - 39 - Contains: Wild Places & Open Spaces Map Info; Sportfish Restoration Program; Winter Trout Stocked Lakes; Fall Trout Stocked Waters; Sea Run Brown Trout Info; Free National Guard Licenses; Professional guides give anglers ins and outs of fishing Jersey’s waters (feature article); State Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs Info; Fish and Wildlife Apparel; Results are in: New Jersey's Anlger Survey; How’s the Fishing? On-line Survey Information; Year-round production raises quality trout at Pequest (report); 2003 Hackettstown Hatchery and Pequest Trout Hatchery Stocking Reports; Making Fishing Even Better Is The Focus At Hackettstown Hatchery (feature article); Skillful Angler Awards Program offers New Junior and Catch & Release Categories; Record Freshwater Fish; and advertisements. (450kb)

Pages 40 - 48 - Contains: Health Advisories for Eating Fish and Crabs; Zebra Mussel Info; Public comment encouraged on draft plan for coldwater fisheries; Anglers’ cooperation needed in trout study at Round Valley Reservoir; Delaware River Boat Access Sites; Simply Fishing (feature article); Operation Game Thief; N.J. Wildlife Viewing Guide; 2003–2004 Hunter Edition Sports Knife to Support Volunteers; Outdoor Skills Workshops for Women Info; Special Interest to Anglers DEP Publications; Fish Art & Writing Contest 2004; and advertisements. (435kb)

Pages 49 - 52 - Contains: Classified and other advertisements. (550kb)

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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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