New Jersey Hunting News

New Jersey 2009-10 Deer Harvest Results Available
New Jersey's deer herd is a major component of the landscape throughout all but the most urbanized areas of the state. Deer affect our forests, farms, gardens, backyards and roadways. From a population reduced to a handful of deer in the early 1900s they rebounded during the 20th century to a thriving herd today.
New Jersey DEP Discusses Possible Bear Hunt
A public hearing on the Department of Environmental Protection's proposed black bear management policy, a scientifically designed, common sense mix of hunting, education, research and non-lethal bear management tools, was held at the State Museum in Trenton, Tuesday night.
Hunting License Sales Increased in 2009
In a year when one word, "fewer," described life in America -- fewer jobs, fewer home sales, fewer purchases -- hunters were responsible for generating a welcome "more" category, as hunting license sales rose by 3.5 percent in 2009 in states that make up NSSF's Hunting License Sales Index.
Spring Turkey Application Time in New Jersey
The NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife opened the Spring Turkey Permit Application Period on Monday, January 25, 2010.
"Tooth Ring" Aging Provides Important Data in New Jersey
Age data for New Jersey deer is commonly collected by Fish and Wildlife staff, who age deer by examining tooth eruption and wear on deer brought to check stations on high volume days.
New Jersey Deer Firearm Season Set to Begin
New Jersey deer hunters are counting the days until December 7, opening day of the state's most popular and eagerly awaited deer season.
New Jersey Bow Deer Season Underway
New Jersey's regular Fall Bow deer hunting season kicked off statewide on October 3 with some very important and exciting changes for Garden State bow hunters.
Evidence Shows MAIG Uses Names Without Permission
As a growing number of mayors in Ohio and around the country resign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group, new evidence suggests some of their names have been added to the member list and used to promote Bloomberg's political agenda without their knowledge or permission.
NJ App Period for Turkey and Deer Now Open
The Fall Turkey Season and Special Area Deer Seasons Permit Application period opened on August 1st and will close at 11:59 pm on September 6, 2009.
Crossbows Allowed for Hunting in New Jersey
In June the New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted on adopting proposed amendments to the 2009 – 2012 Game Code. The Council voted to adopt all the proposed amendments except amendment 29, which proposed boundary changes to Deer Management Zones 19 and 23.