Jump to content

  • NJ Woods & Water Zazzle Storefront
  • NJ Woods & Water Cafepress Storefront


Welcome to NJ Woods & Water


Sign In  Log in with Facebook

Create Account
Welcome to NJ Woods & Water, like most online communities you must register to post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information for you to signup.
Come be a part of NJ Woods & Water by signing in or creating an account today!
  • Enter contests and win prizes
  • Start new topics, ask, and answer questions
  • Subscribe to topics and forums you're interested in
  • Get your own profile page, blog, and photo/video galleries
  • Participate in live chat
  • Send personal messages to other members.
  • Share content with your social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
If you are experiencing trouble creating an account, please click here to submit a support ticket and we will help resolve any issues you may be having!
 

Photo

Great Swamp Wildlife Refuge in New Vernon to conduct deer hunt

nj.com great swamp wildlife refuge new vernon deer hunt

1 reply to this topic

#1 Male ONLINE   BowhunterNJ

BowhunterNJ

    Owner

  • Administrators
  • 9,231 posts

Posted 10/23/13 - 05:20 PM

An FYI if anyone is looking to hunt up that way! :up:

 

 

 

Refuge Manager William Koch announced that the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge will be conducting its annual deer hunt on the following dates: Nov. 2, and Nov. 6-9.

The refuge will be closed to all other uses and users while the deer hunt is underway.

The refuge will be open only to those persons who possess Great Swamp special deer hunting permits issued by the Refuge and the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife.

This will be the 40th year that the refuge has held a regulated deer hunt. The purpose of the hunt is to maintain a balanced deer population in harmony with the environment while also providing recreational opportunities compatible with the Refuge’s purpose.

Contact Dorothy Fecske, refuge wildlife biologist, at 973-425-1222, ext.158, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

http://www.nj.com/in..._refuge_in.html



#2 Male OFFLINE   Bucksnbows

Bucksnbows

    13 Pointer

  • Site Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,824 posts

Posted 10/23/13 - 07:24 PM

Even though I was only 8 for the refuge's first hunt, I clearly recall all of the news media about the hunt each night while my parents watched the news.  I knew I couldn't wait to turn 10 to be able to hunt with my dad, so I was already a hunter in my then young mind.  What I recall most wasn't the protestors, but the tiny size of the deer in that herd.  They had full grown bucks that only weighed 50 to 75 pounds which was lighter than our German sheppard at the time.  The deer were everywhere and had totally eaten themselves out of their habitat. 






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users