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2002 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

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The Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST is published in August. It is available on this website in its entirety and in individual segments in PDF format.

Deer Permit Information (1.2mb)

Complete 2002 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST (7.2mb)
Deer Management Zone Map Only (625kb)
Sunrise/Sunset Table Correction - Sept. 3 news release
Corrections to 2002 Digest Hunting Issue - Nov. 27 news release

Pages 1 - 6 Contains: Table of Contents, Director's Message, Councils, Telephone Directory, Hunting and Trapping License Information, Disabled Vet License Information, and advertisements. (895kb)

Pages 7 - 13 Contains: Hunting Permits and Stamps, Deer Season Permit Information and Application, License Agents Selling Deer Permits and advertisements. (620kb)

Pages 14 - 20 Contains: General Hunting Regulations, Highlights of Important Changes in Regulations, BATF Info for Canadian and Nonimmigrant Aliens and advertisements. (1mb)

Pages 21 - 27 Contains: Deer Hunting Regulations, Buck Stub Information, 2001-02 Deer Harvest Summaries and advertisements. (840kb)

Pages 28 - 33 Contains: 200102 Deer Harvest per Square Mile Table, Deer Season Regulation Sets and advertisements. (120kb)

Pages 34 - 43 Contains: Special Area Hunting Season Information, Deer Management Zone Map, Deer Management Zone Descriptions and advertisements. (780kb)

Pages 44 - 60 Contains: "Hunters Helping the Hungry" Information, Check Station List, Deer Management Zone Descriptions continued, Small Game Regulations and Seasons Summary Table, Trapping Seasons and Regulations, Migratory Bird Regulations, Atlantic Brant Patch Program, Turkey Seasons Information, WMA Regulations, HUNT SMART Courtesy Card, Community-based Deer Management in NJ and advertisements. (780kb)

Pages 61 - 70 Contains: Outstanding Deer Program Information, Black Bears in New Jersey, The Challenges Of Managing Canada Geese, The Eastern Coyote in NJ, Waterfowl Stamp Program Information, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) of Deer and Elk, A Great Day for Youth Turkey Hunters, Youth Turkey, Deer, Pheasant, Waterfowl and Upland Bird Hunt Days Information, Hunter Education Information, Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program Information and advertisements. (915kb)

Pages 71 - 76 Contains: Safety Zone Information, Hunting Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges, Public Deer Hunting Land, A Hunter's Responsibilities, Sunrise/Sunset Table and advertisements. (750kb)

Pages 77 - 80 Contains: Advertisements. (1mb)

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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