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2010 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

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Hunting Digest Cover The Hunting and Trapping Digest is published in August. It is available on this website in PDF format in its entirety and individual segments.

Digest Correction for Deer Regulation Set #6 - 1/28/11 News Release
Digest Corrections for Small Game Season Dates - 10/6/10 News Release

Past Issues

Publisher's digital version of the 2010 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

Complete 2010 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST (pdf, 23.6mb)

Abridged 2010 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST (pdf, 16.6mb - does not contain color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map, pages 48-49, or Hunter's Showcase, pages 90-95, see below.)


Cover - Page 5 Contains: Table of Contents; License Fee Information; Director's Message; Councils; and advertisements. (pdf, 2.5mb)

Pages 6 - 13 Contains: Highlights of Regulation Changes; Reporting Wildlife Violators; Licenses, Permits and Stamps Information; Disabled Vet License Information; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.5mb)

Pages 14 - 20 Contains: Deer Season Permits Information; Emergency Contact Card; Permit and License Agents; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.7mb)

Pages 21 - 33 Contains: Youth Hunt Days Information; General Hunting Regulations; Ten Safety Tips for Crossbow Shooting Success; Farmer Hunting and Permit Information; Deer Hunting Regulations; Firearms, Bows and Ammunition Legal for Deer Hunting; Recovering a Deer After Check Stations Close; E-mail List Information; Deer Harvest Results for Crossbow's Debut Season; Youth/Farmer Deer Transportation Tags; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.5mb)

Pages 34 - 43 Contains: Deer Management Zone Descriptions; Be Sure of Your Target and Beyond (Violation Information); How Far Can Your Firearm Shoot; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.8mb)

Pages 44 - 55 (except pages 48-49 below) Contains: Deer Season Regulations Sets; Special Areas Deer Hunting Season Information; and advertisements. (pdf, 755kb)

Pages 48 - 49 Contains: Color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map with Regulation Set Reference Chart (Zone:Reg Set). (pdf, 1.9mb)

Pages 56 - 68 Contains: 2009-10 Deer Harvest Summaries; Hunters Helping the Hungry; Check Station List; Bear Hunting Regulations; Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament; Small Game Regulations and Seasons Summary Table; Coyote/Fox Season; Woodchuck Season; Fall and Spring Turkey Seasons Information; Youth Turkey Hunt; Turkey Check Stations; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.4mb)
Small Game Season Summary Table Date Corrections - 10/6/10 News Release

Pages 69 - 79 Contains: The Bird Flu: What You Need to Know; Trapping Regulations; Bobwhite Action Plan Developed to Stem Game Bird's Decline; Migratory Bird Regulations Summary; What Do I Need to Hunt Migratory Birds?; September Canada Goose Regulations; Free Waterfowlers Clinic; Report Banded Birds; Important Change Regarding NJ Waterfowl Stamp; Research and Management of Resident Canada Geese (article); and advertisements. (pdf, 3.2mb)

Pages 80 - 89 Contains: Care of Sick, Injured and Orphaned Wildlife (article); State Federation Information; WMA Regulations; WMA Ranges; HUNT SMART Courtesy Card; Garden State Deer Classic and Outstanding Deer Program; Fall and Winter Trout Stocking Information; Create Your Own WMA Map; Become a Hunter Education Instructor; Sunrise/Sunset Table; Public Deer Hunting Land; Safety Zone Information; Hunting Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.4mb)

Pages 90 - 95 Contains: Hunter's Showplace (advertisements). (pdf, 5.3mb)

Pages 96 - 98 Contains: Telephone Directory; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.6mb)

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), click on the link to our publisher, J. F. Griffin Publishing, or call 413-884-1001.

Past Hunting Issues of the Fish and Wildlife Digest
2009 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2008 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2007 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2006 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2005 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2004 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2003 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2002 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2001 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2000 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

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