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2012-2013 Hunting and Trapping Digest

This page and linked documents are provided for archival, research and informational purposes only.
For current regulations go to www.njfishandwildlife.com/dighnt.htm.

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.

Past Issues

Complete 2012-13 Hunting and Trapping Digest (pdf, 18.9mb)

Abridged 2012-13 Hunting and Trapping Digest (pdf, 16.0mb - does not contain color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map, pages 48-49, or Hunter's Showplace, pages 90-95, see below.)

DIGEST SEGMENTS

Cover - Page 5 Contains: Table of Contents; License Fee Information; Director's Message; Councils; NJ WILD Outdoor Expo; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.3mb)

Pages 6 - 15 Contains: Highlights of Regulation Changes; Law Office and Regulation Information; Operation Game Thief; Licenses, Permits and Stamps Information; Disabled Vet License Information; E-mail List Information; and advertisements. (pdf, 2.3mb)

Pages 16 - 21 Contains: Deer Season Permits Information; Create Your Own WMA Map; Permit and License Agents; and advertisements. (pdf, 885kb)

Pages 22 - 33 Contains: Youth Hunt Days Information; General Hunting Regulations; Ten Safety Tips for Crossbow Shooting Success; Farmer Hunting and Permit Information; Emergency Contact Card; Deer Harvest Report Cards; Deer Hunting Regulations; Firearms, Bows and Ammunition Legal for Deer Hunting; Report Your Harvest Using the New Automated Harvest Report System; and advertisements. (pdf, 665kb)

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, 1.4mb)

Pages 44 - 55 (except pages 48-49 below) Contains: Deer Season Regulations Sets; Special Areas Deer Hunting Season Information; Hunters Helping the Hungry; and advertisements. (pdf, 410kb)

Pages 48 - 49 Contains: Color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map with Regulation Set Reference Chart (Zone:Reg Set). (pdf, 885kb)
Color-coded Deer Management Zone/Regulation Sets Map with Regulation Set Reference Chart (Zone:Reg Set). (jpg, 220kb)

Pages 56 - 69 Contains: 2011-12 Deer Harvest Summaries; "Living the Dream - Hunting and Fishing at Age 98" (article); Bear Hunting Regulations; NJ Quail Project; Small Game Regulations and Seasons Summary Table; Coyote/Fox Season; Woodchuck Season; Fall and Spring Turkey Seasons; Youth Turkey Hunt; Turkey Check Stations; Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament; eRegulations; and advertisements. (pdf, 2.4mb)

Pages 70 - 73 Contains: Trapping Regulations; Migratory Bird Regulations; September Canada Goose Regulations; Report Banded Birds; What Do I Need to Hunt Migratory Birds?; Free Waterfowlers Clinic; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.1mb)

Pages 74 - 81 Contains: WMA Regulations; WMA Ranges; HUNT SMART Courtesy Card; Garden State Deer Classic; Outstanding Deer Program; Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration 75th Anniversary (article); and advertisements. (pdf, 3.6mb)

Pages 82 - 87 Contains: National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP); NJ Hunting and Fishing "Pocket Ranger" Mobile App; Fall and Winter Trout Stocking Information; Become a Hunter Education Instructor; Sunrise/Sunset Table; and advertisements. (pdf, 1.0mb)

Pages 88 - 98 Contains: Public Deer Hunting Land; Safety Zone Information; Hunting Opportunities on National Wildlife Refuges; Hunter's Showplace (classified advertisements); Telephone Directory; and advertisements. (pdf, 3.5mb)

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, www.jfgriffin.com or call 413-884-1001.

Past Hunting Issues of the Fish and Wildlife Digest
2011 Hunting Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST
2010 Hunting Issue 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

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