New Jersey Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


State Exceptions

Harlequin duck

Dates:
Closed All Year

Dates:
Closed All Year

Scaup duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Goldeneye duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Black-bellied whistling duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Pintail duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Swan

Dates:
Closed All Year

Dates:
Closed All Year

Eider duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, but no more than 4 scoters in aggregate, 4 long-tailed ducks or 4 eiders
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Black, Surf and White-winged Scoter; Long-tailed Duck and Eider only) Special Sea Duck Area: All New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Redhead duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Gallinule rail

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification
Bag Limit:
Gallinule and Clapper rail aggregate 10
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Virginia rail

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification
Bag Limit:
Sora & Virginia rail: 25 total or aggregate
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

White-winged scoter duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, but no more than 4 scoters in aggregate, 4 long-tailed ducks or 4 eiders
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Black, Surf and White-winged Scoter; Long-tailed Duck and Eider only) Special Sea Duck Area: All New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Light goose

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
The area defined as all New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Dates:
Open-Regular Season
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
25, singly or in aggregate
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Light geese include greater and lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese

Dates:
Open-Conservation
License:
hunting license, federal and state duck stamps, HIP certification and NJ Light Goose Conservation Order (CO) Permit
Bag Limit:
No limit
When Hour:
one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Method:
Permitted: electronic calls and shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells (magazine and chamber)
Special:
Light geese include greater and lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese

White-fronted goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and Cackling
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and Cackling
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and Cackling
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and Cackling
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Canada and Cackling
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Canada and Cackling
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Canada and Cackling
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Wood duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Ross's goose

Dates:
Open-Regular Season
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
25, singly or in aggregate
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Light geese include greater and lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese

Dates:
Open-Conservation
License:
hunting license, federal and state duck stamps, HIP certification and NJ Light Goose Conservation Order (CO) Permit
Bag Limit:
No limit
When Hour:
one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Method:
Permitted: electronic calls and shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells (magazine and chamber)
Special:
Light geese include greater and lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese

Ring-necked duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Coot

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
The area defined as all New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
15
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Ruddy duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Rail

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification

Method:
Non-toxic shot required
Dates:
All year

Method:
Non-toxic shot required
Dates:
All year

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification
Bag Limit:
Sora & Virginia rail: 25 total or aggregate; Gallinule and Clapper rail: 10
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Rail (Sora, Clapper and Virginia) and Gallinule

Canada goose

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
The area defined as all New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Cackling and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Cackling and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Cackling and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Cackling and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Cackling and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Cackling and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Cackling and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Cackling and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Long-tailed scoter duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, but no more than 4 scoters in aggregate, 4 long-tailed ducks or 4 eiders
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Black, Surf and White-winged Scoter; Long-tailed Duck and Eider only) Special Sea Duck Area: All New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Cackling goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
3 in aggregate including Canada and White-fronted Goose
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Regular Season) — Singly or in aggregate to include Cackling and White-fronted Goose

Canvasback duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Long-tailed duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Brant

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
The area defined as all New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
2
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Snipe

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification

Method:
Non-toxic shot required
Dates:
All year

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification
Bag Limit:
8
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Wigeon duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Mallard duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Bufflehead duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Black duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Method:
Youth Hunt
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Moorhen

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification

Surf scoter duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, but no more than 4 scoters in aggregate, 4 long-tailed ducks or 4 eiders
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Black, Surf and White-winged Scoter; Long-tailed Duck and Eider only) Special Sea Duck Area: All New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Shovler duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Clapper rail

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification
Bag Limit:
Gallinule and Clapper rail aggregate 10
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Hooded merganser

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Sora rail

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification
Bag Limit:
Sora & Virginia rail: 25 total or aggregate
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Black scoter duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, but no more than 4 scoters in aggregate, 4 long-tailed ducks or 4 eiders
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Black, Surf and White-winged Scoter; Long-tailed Duck and Eider only) Special Sea Duck Area: All New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Merganser

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
The area defined as all New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Scoter duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Crow

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license

Dates:
Open Mon., Thur., Fri., Sat. Only
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open Mon., Thur., Fri., Sat. Only
License:
Hunting license
Bag Limit:
No limit
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

Green-winged teal duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Mourning dove

Dates:
Closed All Year

Dates:
Closed All Year

Snow goose

Dates:
Open-Regular Season
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
25, singly or in aggregate
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Light geese include greater and lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese

Dates:
Open-Conservation
License:
hunting license, federal and state duck stamps, HIP certification and NJ Light Goose Conservation Order (CO) Permit
Bag Limit:
No limit
When Hour:
one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Method:
Permitted: electronic calls and shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells (magazine and chamber)
Special:
Light geese include greater and lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese

Goose

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp

King rail

Dates:
Closed All Year

Dates:
Closed All Year

Gadwall duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Duck

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
The area defined as all New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Method:
Youth Hunt
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, but no more than 4 scoters in aggregate, 4 long-tailed ducks or 4 eiders
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
(Black, Surf and White-winged Scoter; Long-tailed Duck and Eider only) Special Sea Duck Area: All New Jersey coastal waters seaward from the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) Demarcation Lines shown on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Nautical Charts and further described in 33 CFR 80 Districts 1 and 5.

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to sunset

Red breasted merganser

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5, only 2 may be hooded
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
5; only 2 can be hooded mergansers
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
2 Mergansers including common, red breasted and hooded, in aggregate of which only 2 may be hooded. Merganser limits are in addition to duck limits.

Woodcock

Dates:
All year
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification

Dates:
All year
Special:
Woodcock Zones North Zone—North of Rt. 70 from Point Pleasant to Camden. South Zone—South of Rt. 70 from Point Pleasant to Camden.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Woodcock Zones North Zone—North of Rt. 70 from Point Pleasant to Camden. South Zone—South of Rt. 70 from Point Pleasant to Camden.

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification
Bag Limit:
3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification
Bag Limit:
3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification
Bag Limit:
3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
only from sunrise to sunset

Blue-winged teal duck

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Open
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Dates:
Youth Hunt
License:
Hunting license, HIP Certification, NJ Stamp Certification, and Federal Stamp
Bag Limit:
6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck 2, Black-bellied whistling duck 6, Blue-winged teal 6, Bufflehead 6, Canvasback 2, Eider 4, Gadwall 6, Goldeneye 6, Green-winged teal 6, Long-tailed duck 4, Mallard 4 (including no more than 2 hens), Pintail 1, Redhead 2, Ring-necked duck 6, Ruddy duck 6, Scaup 2, Scoter 4, Shoveler 6, Wigeon 6, Wood duck 3
Possession Limit:
Three times the daily limit
Special:
Ducks Limits – 6 ducks in aggregate and may not include more than: Black duck - 2 Black-bellied whistling duck - 6 Blue-winged teal - 6 Bufflehead - 6 Canvasback - 2 Eider - 4 Gadwall - 6 Goldeneye - 6 Green-winged teal - 6 Long-tailed duck - 4 Mallard - 4 (including no more than 2 hens) Pintail - 1 Redhead - 2 Ring-necked duck - 6 Ruddy duck - 6 Scaup - 2 Scoter - 4 Shoveler - 6 Wigeon - 6 Wood duck - 3

Illegal: punt gun

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: drug

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Unlawful

Dates:
All year
Special:
It is unlawful for any person to leave the edible portions (defined as the breast meat) of migratory birds (excepting crows) to waste. Edible portions (see illustration, page 28) do not include meat that has been damaged by the method of taking; bones, sinew and meat reasonably lost as a result of butchering, boning, or close trimming of bones; or viscera.

Dates:
All year
Special:
It is unlawful for any person to leave the edible portions (defined as the breast meat) of migratory birds (excepting crows) to waste. Edible portions (see illustration, page 28) do not include meat that has been damaged by the method of taking; bones, sinew and meat reasonably lost as a result of butchering, boning, or close trimming of bones; or viscera.

Illegal: net see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: explosive

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: baiting

Dates:
All year
Special:
By the aid of baiting, or on or over any baited area, where a person knows or reasonably should know that the area is or has been baited. Baiting means the direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing, distributing, or scattering of salt, grain, or other feed that could serve as a lure or attraction for migratory game birds to, on, or over any areas where hunters are attempting to take them. Baited area means any area on which salt, grain, or other feed has been placed, exposed, deposited, distributed, or scattered, if that salt, grain, or other feed could serve as a lure or attraction for migratory game birds to, on, or over areas where hunters are attempting to take them. Any such area will remain a baited area for ten days following the complete removal of all such salt, grain, or other feed

Dates:
All year
Special:
By the aid of baiting, or on or over any baited area, where a person knows or reasonably should know that the area is or has been baited. Baiting means the direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing, distributing, or scattering of salt, grain, or other feed that could serve as a lure or attraction for migratory game birds to, on, or over any areas where hunters are attempting to take them. Baited area means any area on which salt, grain, or other feed has been placed, exposed, deposited, distributed, or scattered, if that salt, grain, or other feed could serve as a lure or attraction for migratory game birds to, on, or over areas where hunters are attempting to take them. Any such area will remain a baited area for ten days following the complete removal of all such salt, grain, or other feed

Tagging requirements

Dates:
All year
Special:
Tagging requirement—No person shall put or leave any migratory game birds at any place (other than at his personal abode), or in the custody of another person for picking, cleaning, processing, shipping, transportation, or storage (including temporary storage), or for the purpose of having Summary of Federal Regulations The following is a synopsis of Federal Regulations that pertain to the hunting of migratory game birds. More information can be found at: NJFishandWildlife.com/pdf/waterfowl-federal-regs.pdf or by calling the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Law Enforcement Office at (908) 787-1321. No persons shall take migratory game birds: • By the aid of baiting, or on or over any baited area, where a person knows or reasonably should know that the area is or has been baited. Baiting means the direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing, distributing, or scattering of salt, grain, or other feed that could serve as a lure or attraction for migratory game birds to, on, or over any areas where hunters are attempting to take them. Baited area means any area on which salt, grain, or other feed has been placed, exposed, deposited, distributed, or scattered, if that salt, grain, or other feed could serve as a lure or attraction for migratory game birds to, on, or over areas where hunters are attempting to take them. Any such area will remain a baited area for ten days following the complete removal of all such salt, grain, or other feed. • With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machinegun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; • With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order. Migratory Bird REGUL ATIONS taxidermy services performed, unless such birds have a tag attached, signed by the hunter, stating his address, the total number and species of birds, and the date such birds were killed. Migratory game birds being transported in any vehicle as the personal baggage of the possessor shall not be considered as being in storage or temporary storage.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Tagging requirement—No person shall put or leave any migratory game birds at any place (other than at his personal abode), or in the custody of another person for picking, cleaning, processing, shipping, transportation, or storage (including temporary storage), or for the purpose of having Summary of Federal Regulations The following is a synopsis of Federal Regulations that pertain to the hunting of migratory game birds. More information can be found at: NJFishandWildlife.com/pdf/waterfowl-federal-regs.pdf or by calling the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Law Enforcement Office at (908) 787-1321. No persons shall take migratory game birds: • By the aid of baiting, or on or over any baited area, where a person knows or reasonably should know that the area is or has been baited. Baiting means the direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing, distributing, or scattering of salt, grain, or other feed that could serve as a lure or attraction for migratory game birds to, on, or over any areas where hunters are attempting to take them. Baited area means any area on which salt, grain, or other feed has been placed, exposed, deposited, distributed, or scattered, if that salt, grain, or other feed could serve as a lure or attraction for migratory game birds to, on, or over areas where hunters are attempting to take them. Any such area will remain a baited area for ten days following the complete removal of all such salt, grain, or other feed. • With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machinegun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; • With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order. Migratory Bird REGUL ATIONS taxidermy services performed, unless such birds have a tag attached, signed by the hunter, stating his address, the total number and species of birds, and the date such birds were killed. Migratory game birds being transported in any vehicle as the personal baggage of the possessor shall not be considered as being in storage or temporary storage.

Prohibited

Dates:
All year
Special:
Custody of birds of another—No person shall receive or have in custody any migratory game birds belonging to another person unless such birds are properly tagged.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Custody of birds of another—No person shall receive or have in custody any migratory game birds belonging to another person unless such birds are properly tagged.

Illegal: stupefying substances

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: traps see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: pistol see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Motor-vehicle restrictions, watercraft restrictions see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
No persons shall take migratory game birds: From or by means, aid, or use of a sinkbox or any other type of low floating device, having a depression affording the hunter a means of concealment beneath the surface of the water;From or by means, aid, or use of any motor vehicle, motor-driven land conveyance, or aircraft of any kind, except that paraplegics and persons missing one or both legs may take from any stationary motor vehicle or stationary motor-driven land conveyance;From or by means of any motorboat or other craft having a motor attached, or any sailboat, unless the motor has been completely shut off and/or the sails furled, and its progress there from has ceased. Exception: crippled birds may be shot from craft under power in the Special Sea Duck Area By means or aid of any motor driven land, water, or air conveyance, or any sailboat used for the purpose of or resulting in the concentrating, driving, rallying, or stirring up of any migratory bird.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No persons shall take migratory game birds: From or by means, aid, or use of a sinkbox or any other type of low floating device, having a depression affording the hunter a means of concealment beneath the surface of the water;From or by means, aid, or use of any motor vehicle, motor-driven land conveyance, or aircraft of any kind, except that paraplegics and persons missing one or both legs may take from any stationary motor vehicle or stationary motor-driven land conveyance;From or by means of any motorboat or other craft having a motor attached, or any sailboat, unless the motor has been completely shut off and/or the sails furled, and its progress there from has ceased. Exception: crippled birds may be shot from craft under power in the Special Sea Duck Area By means or aid of any motor driven land, water, or air conveyance, or any sailboat used for the purpose of or resulting in the concentrating, driving, rallying, or stirring up of any migratory bird.

Illegal: live decoys see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
By the use or aid of live birds as decoys; although not limited to, it shall be a violation of this paragraph for any person to take migratory waterfowl on an area where tame or captive live ducks or geese are present unless such birds are and have been for a period of 10 consecutive days prior to such taking, confined within an enclosure which substantially reduces the audibility of their calls and totally conceals such birds from the sight of wild migratory waterfowl;

Dates:
All year
Special:
By the use or aid of live birds as decoys; although not limited to, it shall be a violation of this paragraph for any person to take migratory waterfowl on an area where tame or captive live ducks or geese are present unless such birds are and have been for a period of 10 consecutive days prior to such taking, confined within an enclosure which substantially reduces the audibility of their calls and totally conceals such birds from the sight of wild migratory waterfowl;

Specific closures see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Dates:
All year
Special:
There shall be no open season for hunting any game birds or animals including migratory waterfowl. In or on the shores of the Shark River in Monmouth County. In that portion of the Manasquan River from the ocean inlet upstream to Route 70 bridge. On Herring Island and that portion of Barnegat Bay lying between northern and southern tips of Herring Island easterly to adjacent shoreline of Mantoloking Boro, Ocean County. On Parker Creek and Oceanport Creek, Monmouth County, or the shores thereof, southwest or upstream of the Conrail R.R. bridge. On the non-tidal portions of Cox Hall Creek WMA in Cape May County. In the waters or shoreline of Barnegat Inlet westward from the COLREGS Demarcation Line; to the north end of Broadway in Barnegat Light; then northwest to Red Buoy 14 in the channel (39.763783 N; 074.109283 W); then northeast to the westernmost section of rock jetty at Island Beach State Park. See map below.

Illegal: machine gun

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: swivel gun see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: rifle see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: fish hook

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: battery gun

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Illegal: poison

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Identification requirements

Dates:
All year
Special:
Species identification requirement—No person shall transport within the United States any migratory game birds, except doves and band-tailed pigeons, unless the head or one fully feathered wing remains attached to each such bird at all times while being transported from the place where taken until they have arrived at the personal abode of the possessor or a migratory bird preservation facility

Dates:
All year
Special:
Species identification requirement—No person shall transport within the United States any migratory game birds, except doves and band-tailed pigeons, unless the head or one fully feathered wing remains attached to each such bird at all times while being transported from the place where taken until they have arrived at the personal abode of the possessor or a migratory bird preservation facility

Illegal: aid of recorded or electronically amplified calls or sounds or imitation calls or sounds

Dates:
All year
Special:
By the use or aid of recorded or electrically amplified bird calls or sounds, or recorded or electrically amplified imitations of bird calls or sounds. Exceptions: In New Jersey, hunters can use electronic calls during: crow season, September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order.

Dates:
All year
Special:
By the use or aid of recorded or electrically amplified bird calls or sounds, or recorded or electrically amplified imitations of bird calls or sounds. Exceptions: In New Jersey, hunters can use electronic calls during: crow season, September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order.

Specific weapons restrictions, see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
Arrows with flu-flu type fletching are required for taking flying game birds. Arrows with edged heads are prohibited for taking flying game birds.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Arrows with flu-flu type fletching are required for taking flying game birds. Arrows with edged heads are prohibited for taking flying game birds.

Migratory bird hunting is not permitted on sunday

Dates:
All year

Dates:
All year

Permanent blinds may not be constructed

Dates:
All year
Special:
Permanent blinds may not be constructed on some state wildlife management areas.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Dates:
All year
Special:
No permanent waterfowl blinds, including pit blinds, shall be constructed, hunted from or used in any manner Any blind used on these WMAs must be portable and completely removed by day's end. Blinds remaining on WMAs are subject to confiscation and disposal by Fish and Wildlife.

Illegal: shotgun larger than 10 gauge

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Location restrictions, see special

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
8 am
Special:
The starting time to hunt waterfowl on opening day of pheasant season (Nov. 11, 2017) is 8 a.m. on wildlife management areas stocked with pheasant and quail except the tidal waters or marshes of those WMAs. See page  55 for pheasant and quail stocked WMAs. The starting time to hunt waterfowl on opening day of the pheasant season conforms to the regular start time (e.g. 1 ⁄2 hr. before sunrise) on private land, tidal marshes, WMAs not stocked with pheasant and quail, and the tidal marsh portions of pheasant and quail stocked WMAs

Dates:
All year
When Hour:
8 am
Special:
The starting time to hunt waterfowl on opening day of pheasant season (Nov. 11, 2017) is 8 a.m. on wildlife management areas stocked with pheasant and quail except the tidal waters or marshes of those WMAs. See page  55 for pheasant and quail stocked WMAs. The starting time to hunt waterfowl on opening day of the pheasant season conforms to the regular start time (e.g. 1 ⁄2 hr. before sunrise) on private land, tidal marshes, WMAs not stocked with pheasant and quail, and the tidal marsh portions of pheasant and quail stocked WMAs

Illegal: snares see special

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Dates:
All year
Special:
With a trap, snare, net, rifle, pistol, swivel gun, shotgun larger than 10 gauge, punt gun, battery gun, machine gun, fish hook, poison, drug, explosive, or stupefying substance; With a shotgun of any description capable of holding more than three shells, unless it is plugged with a one-piece filler, incapable of removal without disassembling the gun, so its total capacity does not exceed three shells. Exceptions: In New Jersey, shotguns capable of holding no more than 7 shells are permitted during the September Canada goose season and the Light Goose Conservation Order

Waterfowl hunting

Dates:
All year
Special:
Waterfowl hunting on Delaware River is governed by state boundaries and restricted to respective state seasons

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River. South Zone: Portion of the State not within the North Zone or the Coastal Zone.

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. Coastal Zone: That portion of the State seaward of a line beginning at the New York State line in Raritan Bay and extending west along the New York State line to NJ 440 at Perth Amboy; west on NJ 440 to the Garden State Parkway; south on the Garden State Parkway to NJ 109; south on NJ 109 to Cape May County Rt. 633 (Lafayette St.); south on Lafayette St. to Jackson St.; south on Jackson St. to the shoreline at Cape May; west along the shoreline of Cape May beach to COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 at Cape May Point; south along COLREGS Demarcation Line 80.503 to the Delaware state line in Delaware Bay

Dates:
All year
Special:
Applies to hunting duck, coot, merganser, regular season Canada goose, brant, regular season light goose and Youth Waterfowl Days. North Zone: That portion of the State west of the Coastal Zone and north of a line extending west from the Garden State Parkway on NJ 70 to the NJ Turnpike, north on the turnpike to U.S. 206, north on U.S. 206 to U.S. 1 at Trenton, west on U.S. 1 to the Pennsylvania State line in the Delaware River.

Dates:
All year
Special: