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2022 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest

2022 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest


The 2022 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest is available on this website in PDF format.

Segments of the 2022 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest

It is also on the publisher’s website in an interactive format. View it on J.F. Griffin Media’s site now:

Publisher’s 2022 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Digest

Print versions are available at license agents.

Digest Advertising

NJDEP Fish & Wildlife incorporates advertising in each issue of the Fish & Wildlife Digest to defray publishing and printing costs. This responsible use of funding permits the agency 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), contact J. F. Griffin Media at 413-884-1001 or

Digest Segments

Cover – Page 5 (pdf)• Table of Contents
• License Fees
• Director’s Message
• About the Digest
• E-mail Lists
• Sport Fish Restoration Program
• Calendar of Events
• Councils and Committees
• Mission and Goals
• Law Enforcement Numbers
Pages 6 – 13 (pdf)• Garden State Walleye
• Support Wildlife Habitat
• Striped Bass Circle Hook Requirement
• License Information
• Summary of Fishing Regulations
Pages 14 – 19 (pdf)• General Trout Fishing Information
• Spring Trout Stocked Waters
• Trout Fishing Regulations
• Brook Trout Conservation Zone
Pages 20 – 23 (pdf)• Freshwater Fish Identification Images
• Season and Creel Limits
Pages 24 – 30 (pdf)• Delaware River Regulations
• Greenwood Lake Regulations
• New Jersey Musky School
• Baitfish Regulations
• Motor Boat Registration and Title Requirements
• Fishing License Boundary Lines
• Wildlife Management Areas
• State Police Marine Law Enforcement Stations
• Create Your Own WMA Map
• Accessible Fishing Sites
• Public Meetings / TIPS Line
• Freshwater Fisheries Forums and Trout Meeting • Operation Game Thief; Speargun Case
Pages 31 – 35 (pdf)• New Jersey’s Free Freshwater Fishing Days
• Trout in the Classroom (TIC)
• Harmful Algal Bloom – Status Check
• Your Stream, Your Watershed and Ways to Protect It
• DEP Action Line
• Governor’s Fishing Tournament
• Health Advisory
• Eating Fish and Crabs Caught in New Jersey Waters
• Become an Instructor
Pages 36 – 39 (pdf)• Hackettstown 110th Anniversary
• Fish Stocking Do’s and Don’ts
• Stocking Programs Persevered Through the Pandemic
• New Jersey’s Stocking Programs
• Trout Stocking Hotline
• Trout Stocking Schedule
• Warmwater Fish Stocking List
Pages 40 – 46 (pdf)• Skillful Angler Program
• State Record Freshwater Sport Fish
• Fish and Wildlife Volunteers
• Volunteers Needed
• Hunter Education Class
• Fishing Close to Home App
• Hook a Winner Program
• Sedge Island Programs
• New Anglers Checklist
• Telephone Directory
• Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs
2022 Freshwater Fishing Digest Cover

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Last Update: September 19th, 2022