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N.J. Rev. Stat. 23:3-32 and 23:4-24 — No person may hunt with firearms or any other weapon or carry a gun in the woods or fields or on the waters on Sunday except:

1. any person hunting raccoon between midnight on Saturday and sunrise on Sunday during the prescribed season, 2. a person possessing a valid and proper rifle permit licensed to trap fur-bearing animals to humanely dispatch legally trapped animals, 3. a person using a bow and arrow to hunt deer during any bow and arrow hunting season for deer prescribed by the State Fish and Game Code, provided the person possesses a valid bow and arrow license, or a valid "All Around Sportsman License" if applicable, issued by the division, abides by all applicable provisions of the code, and is hunting on a State wildlife management area or on private property and 4.any person authorized to shoot pheasants, quail, and partridge under 23:3-28 to 23:3-39.

In the News

Sunday hunting based on scientific need

Sunday hunting is good public policy

Your comments: Should New Jersey and Pennsylvania OK Sunday hunting?

Sunday hunting advances in New Jersey Legislature

Kyrillos Renews Push to Allow Hunting for Working People


Economic Impact of Eliminating Sunday Hunting Bans

  JOBS WAGES OUTPUT
DIRECT 561 $17,184,578 $41,138,452
INDIRECT 142 $7,927,384 $25,771,562
INDUCED 288 $12,577,664 $40,620,613
TOTAL 991 $37,689,626 $107,530,627

 

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