Author Topic: 2018-2019 Federal rule expanding hunting and fishing opportunity on NWRs  (Read 23 times)

Meadowmucker

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Below is a federal rule expanding hunting and fishing opportunity on NWRs.  In general, the rule is great in that it eliminates many (but not all) of the refuge rules/regulations regarding hunting and fishing on refuges.    Note there are a few pages on NWR in New Jersey; including a regulation to implement a permit for migratory bird hunting on Forsythe NWR.  The comment period ends on 6/28.  NJWA can decide if they wish to comment on the rule.  Talked to Gary Bell this AM about this topic this morning and thought it might be better to send to you than to Gary as he had reached out to me regarding news on the waterfowl front given your trustees meeting this week.

 

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/05/29/2018-11204/2018-2019-refuge-specific-hunting-and-sport-fishing-regulations

 
Regards, ted


Ted Nichols, CWB
Waterfowl Ecology and Management Program
New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife
2201 County Rte. 631
Woodbine, NJ 08270
ted.nichols@dep.nj.gov
Phone: 609-628-3218
Fax: 609-628-2734
Visit our Division Website: njfishandwildlife.com
Regards
John