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Fish Art & Writing Contest

This contest is designed to introduce students to the variety or fish found in the Garden State. Each entry must include an original drawing depicting a New Jersey fish in its habitat, and a written biography of that fish. For complete requirements click on the link below.

  • Participation in this contest introduces students to the valuable roles that various fish play in aquatic ecosystems in New Jersey.

  • A 1st and 2nd place winner will be chosen from each grade level in grades 4-8.

  • Each winner receives a framed certificate and a variety of fishing equipment. In addition, each winner will be invited to the Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center in Warren county for a special VIP tour and awards ceremony.

Target Audience(s)
All New Jersey students in grades 4 - 8

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Fish Art & Writing Contest
NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife
605 Pequest Road
Oxford NJ 07863