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Bass Bonus Program Deadline
Sat October 15, 2016, 9:45 am
by Karen Mount
The DEP has a deadline for the Striped Bass Bonus Program and its quickly approaching. October 31 is the application deadline. Apply NOW for your 2016 permit; allow 2-4 weeks for processing due to the high volume of applications. To apply and for more information visit http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/bonusbas.htm on the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife website.
All 2015 permit holders must reapply to receive a 2016 permit. The number of permits issued will be limited at the Division's discretion based on harvest reports and other factors to ensure the 2016 quota is not exceeded.
The deadline for submitting all applications is October 31, 2016 and applications postmarked after the deadline will not be processed.
Updated and new information about the SBBP is posted on this webpage and sent to Marine Fisheries e-mail list subscribers and media outlets when available.
Effective September 1, 2016, the SBBP regulations are as follows:
•One fish 24" to less than 28"
•September 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Please note that the order of fish harvested does not matter.
Bonus harvest reporting is mandatory and must be reported within 24 hours of harvest via online or by calling 609-748-2074.
New Jersey recreational striped bass regulations in all state waters are as follows:
•One fish 28" to less than 43" AND one fish 43" or greater