New Jersey Opens More Land To Bear & Deer Hunting

Rockport WMA Refuge Status Lifted for Deer and Bear Hunting

Rockport Game Farm Warren County NJ
New & Expanded Hunting at Rockport Game Farm In Warren County NJ
New Jersey Fish and Game
New Jersey Fish and Game

Trenton, NJ –-( The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife informs hunters that the refuge status for the Rockport WMA will be lifted to allow deer and bear hunting beginning December 5, 2011.

As always, the Game Farm proper (area around the pens and buildings) remains closed to all hunting.

The pheasant refuge status for the 380 acre area posted as restricted remains and is closed to pheasant hunting. It is hoped that additional pheasants can be recovered in the coming months as breeding stock for next year's production.

A map of the portion of the WMA that remains closed to pheasant hunting can be viewed at .

The area includes the parcels on either side of Rockport Road contiguous with the Game Farm buildings and pens upslope to and including the power line right of way.

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