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Commercial Shooting Preserve Information

Commercial Shooting Preserve Information

NJDEP Fish and Wildlife issues licenses to operate commercial shooting preserves for mallard, pheasant, quail and partridge. These preserves are defined as land, 50 acres or more, with the boundary clearly defined and posted along all boundary lines at intervals of not more than 200 feet with signs.

Interested applicants must be the owner or lessee of the property to be licensed. Below are links to documents related to commercial shooting preserves. Contact the Captive Game Permit Section at 609-223-6055 for more information.

Commercial Shooting Preserve Information Sheet (pdf, 150kb)
Captive Game Regulations (pdf, 39kb)
NJ Northern Bobwhite Action Plan

Commercial Preserve Permit Application Letter (pdf, 125kb)
Commercial Preserve Permit Application Form (pdf, 250kb)
Commercial Preserve Permit Renewal Application Form (pdf, 230kb)

Preserve Daily Stocking Record (pdf, 34kb)
Preserve Daily Harvest Sheet (pdf, 5kb)
Verification of Leased Property Form (pdf, 140kb)
Commercial Preserve Sign – Sample (pdf, 18kb)

Commercial Preserve One Day License Book Request Form (pdf, 140kb)

Game Bird Importation Application Form (pdf, 75kb)
NJ Game Bird Suppliers (pdf, 135kb) Note: List is not all-inclusive; a permitted seller will provide a temporary permit.

Commercial Shooting Preserve Permit Annual Report & Harvest Report (pdf, 210kb)

Hudson Farm Commercial Shooting Preserve Ruling Information

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Last Update: August 22nd, 2022