New Jersey

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Government Lands: 26%

1,473,634 acres

Private Lands: 74%

4,108,815 acres

New Jersey

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Deer Zone Permits

For permit bow, shotgun, and muzzleloader seasons. Antlerless only.

Resident: $28 | Nonresident: $28

Antlered Buck Permits

For permit bow, shotgun, and muzzleloader seasons.

Resident: $28 | Nonresident: $28

Rifle Permit

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $10.50

Youth Deer Zone Permit

Antlerless only.

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $12

Youth Buck Permit

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $12

Youth Rifle Permit

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $6 | Nonresident: $6

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Bear

Total black bear Boone and Crockett records for New Jersey: 18

Season bag limit: 2, 1 in segment A and B

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Black Bear Permit

Resident: $2 | Nonresident: $2

Rifle Permit

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $10.50

Youth Rifle Permit

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $6 | Nonresident: $6

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Turkey

Total NWTF turkey records for New Jersey: 140

Fall season bag limit: 1 male or female

Spring season bag limit: 1 male

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Turkey Season Permit

Resident: $21 | Nonresident: $21

Rifle Permit

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $10.50

Youth Turkey Permit

Resident: $12 | Nonresident: $12

Youth Rifle Permit

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $6 | Nonresident: $6

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Coyote

Season bag limit: no limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

2 Day Small Game Firearm Hunting License

Nonresident: $36.50

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Fox

Season bag limit: no limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

2 Day Small Game Firearm Hunting License

Nonresident: $36.50

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Pheasant

Daily bag limit: 2

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

2 Day Small Game Firearm Hunting License

Nonresident: $36.50

Pheasant & Quail Stamp

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $40 | Nonresident: $40

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Quail

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

2 Day Small Game Firearm Hunting License

Nonresident: $36.50

Pheasant & Quail Stamp

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $40 | Nonresident: $40

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Duck

Duck daily bag limit: 6

Sea duck daily bag limit: 5

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

2 Day Small Game Firearm Hunting License

Nonresident: $36.50

Federal Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

New Jersey Waterfowl Stamp

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $10

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Goose

Early canada goose daily bag limit: 15

N & S dark goose daily bag limit: 3

Coastal dark goose daily bag limit: 5

Light goose daily bag limit: 25

Conservation light goose daily bag limit: no limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

2 Day Small Game Firearm Hunting License

Nonresident: $36.50

Federal Waterfowl Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

New Jersey Waterfowl Stamp

Valid July 1 - June 30.

Resident: $5 | Nonresident: $10

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Upland Bird

Partridge daily bag limit: 7

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

2 Day Small Game Firearm Hunting License

Nonresident: $36.50

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Rabbit

Cottontail daily bag limit: 4

Hare daily bag limit: 1

Jackrabbit daily bag limit: 1

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

2 Day Small Game Firearm Hunting License

Nonresident: $36.50

Firearm Hunting License

Resident: $27.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Firearm Hunting License

Bow & Arrow Hunting License

Resident: $31.50 | Nonresident: $135.50

Youth Bow & Arrow Hunting License