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Division To Stock Dog Training Areas in 2007

September 18, 2007

The Division of Fish and Wildlife will stock a total of 800 quail in wildlife management area (WMA) dog training areas prior to the November 10 opening of the small game season. The quail are stocked for dog training purposes

The dog training areas are located within the following WMAs and will be stocked the afternoons of October 5, 12, 19 and 26: Whittingham, Black River, Clinton, Assunpink, Manasquan, Colliers Mills, Stafford Forge, Glassboro, Millville and Tuckahoe.

Small game hunters with dogs should try to take advantage of these early stockings. Conditioning your hunting dog prior to the opening day of small game season should be part of every hunterís pre-season regimen.

Hunters should note that they may exercise or train dogs on any WMA from September 1 to April 30, however, the exercising or training of dogs is prohibited on any WMA on November 9, 2007. Regulations regarding the release of game for dog training purposes apply. Call 609-984-0547 for details.

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Last Updated: September 18, 2006