What Does NJOA Do?
Our team is always working behind the scenes to protect your hunting, fishing and trapping rights. Here is a list of bills introduced in to the NJ Legislature that could affect your rights. We are always watching to try to stop bad bills from becoming law.
Support the New Jersey Comprehensive Black Bear Policy
The New Jersey Black Bear Policy has been under attack by anti-hunting forces for years. This year’s hunt was approved as an emergency measure but we still need to adopt a Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy to insure that the hunt continues after this year. The state is soliciting comments on the CBBMP. You can be sure that …
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We Need to Fight This Bad Bill
Dear NJOA Supporters, There is another bill (Resolution) being introduced in the NJ legislature in an to attempt to eliminate trapping. The bill is ACR-164/SCR124. So far there are only two sponsors, one in each house but we need to bring our concerns forward before this misguided bill gets wings. The bill seeks to overturn the decision by …
Black Bear in New Jersey, A Ticking Time Bomb
As the Black Bear population in New Jersey grows well past Biologist’s recommendations, Governor Murphy sits on his hands and prevents adoption of the Comprehensive Black Bear Policy and a Bear Hunt in New Jersey to manage the Population. Click for the Full Story
New Jersey Sportsmen and Gun Owners are in Trouble
December 2021 It’s taken me over a month to come to grips with the results of the November election. While on the surface nothings changed, Murphy still sits in the governor’s mansion and the Democrats still control both houses, the Senate and Assembly. Everything has changed for sportsmen. For the past 16 years that I …
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