Type your paragraph here.Angler Affidavit

I, the undersigned, attest that the fish described in this application was hooked and landed by me without assistance and that it was caught in New Jersey waters, and that all aspects of the catch conform to NJ State Law and the rules and regulations pertaining to freshwater fishing.

Angler’s Name: ___________________________________

(Please print)

Address: _________________________________________

_________________________________________________ Phone: ___________________________________________

Angler’s Signature: _________________________________

Sworn before me this _____day of ____________ 20_____

Notary Public of New Jersey

My commission expires: _________________

Submit application to NJ Record Fish Program, Division of Fish and Wildlife, 605 Pequest Rd., Oxford, NJ  07863.

Please note that 31 species of freshwater fish are currently eligible for entry in the Record Fish Program.  Anglers are reminded that the objective of the Record Fish Program is to increase the awareness of fishing opportunities for species that are regularly sought after and routinely found in the freshwaters or off the coast of New Jersey.

State of New Jersey

Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Fish and Wildlife Application for New Jersey State Record Fish

FRESHWATER SPECIES

Rules:

1.Fish must be caught in New Jersey waters and conform to NJ State Law and the regulations pertaining to freshwater fishing.

2.Fish must have been caught on sporting tackle, hooked and landed by entrant.

3.New Jersey state records are determined by weight alone.  Thereare no line classes.

4.Fish must be weighed on a certified scale as soon as possible.  Acopy of the current scale Registration Certificate and valid Inspection/Test Report issued by the County Office of Weights and Measures is required to achieve record fish status.

5.A clear, side-view color photograph of the fish must be submitted. All photo entries become property of the Division of Fish and Wildlife and will not be returned.

6.Entry MUST be inspected by a Division biologist for species identification and weight verification.  Call the Division’s Lebanon Fisheries Office at 908-236-2118 (Hunterdon County), the

Hackettstown Hatchery at 908-852-4950 (Warren County) or the Southern Region Office at 856-629-4950 (Camden County) to make arrangements.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. These offices have a certified scale on their premises.  Entry can be both weighed and identified at one of these locations.  Fish should be kept refrigerated prior to inspection.

7.Application MUST be submitted within one month of catch.

Application Must Be Filled Out Completely.

The following is submitted for consideration as a New Jersey State Record Fish:

Species: ______________________________________________

Weight: ____________________Lbs. __________________Oz.

Length: _________________________________In.

(Tip of jaw with mouth closed to tip of tail)

Girth: ______________________ In. (Thickest portion around fish)

Date caught: ___________________________________________

Place caught: ___________________________________________

Method of catch (trolling, casting, etc.) _____________________

Caught from: Boat ________________ Shore ________________ Other (specify): ________________________________________

Type of rod: __________________________________________

Type of reel: __________________________________________

Line test: _____ Type of line: _____ Lure/bait used: _____

Certification

Important: This section must be filled out completely.  A copy of the current scale Registration Certificate and valid Inspection/Test Report issued by the County Office of Weights and Measures must accompany this application.

I hereby certify that on _______________________________

(Date)

I weighed a ______________________________________ that

(Species)

Was brought in by ___________________________________.

(Angler’s Name)

I found the weight to be ________________ Lbs. ________ Oz.

I further certify that the scale on which this fish was weighed was tested and its accuracy certified within the 12 months prior to this weigh-in by the Superintendent of Weights and Measures of ___________________________________ County.

Scale certification number _____________________________ Date of last certification ______________________________ Signed ____________________________________________

(Person weighing the fish)

Witnessed by: ______________________________________

(Store manager/employee)

Store/business name: ________________________________

Address: __________________________________________

__________________________________________________ Telephone Number: _________________________________

Species and Weight Verification (To be completed by biologist)

Species: _____________________________Weight: ______________ Approved by: ______________________________________________

Title:                                                                       Date:Angler Affidavit

I, the undersigned, attest that the fish described in this application was hooked and landed by me without assistance and that it was caught in New Jersey waters, and that all aspects of the catch conform to NJ State Law and the rules and regulations pertaining to freshwater fishing.

Angler’s Name: ___________________________________

(Please print)

Address: _________________________________________

_________________________________________________ Phone: ___________________________________________

Angler’s Signature: _________________________________

Sworn before me this _____day of ____________ 20_____

Notary Public of New Jersey

My commission expires: _________________

Submit application to NJ Record Fish Program, Division of Fish and Wildlife, 605 Pequest Rd., Oxford, NJ  07863.

Please note that 31 species of freshwater fish are currently eligible for entry in the Record Fish Program.  Anglers are reminded that the objective of the Record Fish Program is to increase the awareness of fishing opportunities for species that are regularly sought after and routinely found in the freshwaters or off the coast of New Jersey.

State of New Jersey

Department of Environmental Protection

Division of Fish and Wildlife Application for New Jersey State Record Fish

FRESHWATER SPECIES

Rules:

1.Fish must be caught in New Jersey waters and conform to NJ State Law and the regulations pertaining to freshwater fishing.

2.Fish must have been caught on sporting tackle, hooked and landed by entrant.

3.New Jersey state records are determined by weight alone.  Thereare no line classes.

4.Fish must be weighed on a certified scale as soon as possible.  Acopy of the current scale Registration Certificate and valid Inspection/Test Report issued by the County Office of Weights and Measures is required to achieve record fish status.

5.A clear, side-view color photograph of the fish must be submitted. All photo entries become property of the Division of Fish and Wildlife and will not be returned.

6.Entry MUST be inspected by a Division biologist for species identification and weight verification.  Call the Division’s Lebanon Fisheries Office at 908-236-2118 (Hunterdon County), the

Hackettstown Hatchery at 908-852-4950 (Warren County) or the Southern Region Office at 856-629-4950 (Camden County) to make arrangements.  Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. These offices have a certified scale on their premises.  Entry can be both weighed and identified at one of these locations.  Fish should be kept refrigerated prior to inspection.

7.Application MUST be submitted within one month of catch.

Application Must Be Filled Out Completely.

The following is submitted for consideration as a New Jersey State Record Fish:

Species: ______________________________________________

Weight: ____________________Lbs. __________________Oz.

Length: _________________________________In.

(Tip of jaw with mouth closed to tip of tail)

Girth: ______________________ In. (Thickest portion around fish)

Date caught: ___________________________________________

Place caught: ___________________________________________

Method of catch (trolling, casting, etc.) _____________________

Caught from: Boat ________________ Shore ________________ Other (specify): ________________________________________

Type of rod: __________________________________________

Type of reel: __________________________________________

Line test: _____ Type of line: _____ Lure/bait used: _____

Certification

Important: This section must be filled out completely.  A copy of the current scale Registration Certificate and valid Inspection/Test Report issued by the County Office of Weights and Measures must accompany this application.

I hereby certify that on _______________________________

(Date)

I weighed a ______________________________________ that

(Species)

Was brought in by ___________________________________.

(Angler’s Name)

I found the weight to be ________________ Lbs. ________ Oz.

I further certify that the scale on which this fish was weighed was tested and its accuracy certified within the 12 months prior to this weigh-in by the Superintendent of Weights and Measures of ___________________________________ County.

Scale certification number _____________________________ Date of last certification ______________________________ Signed ____________________________________________

(Person weighing the fish)

Witnessed by: ______________________________________

(Store manager/employee)

Store/business name: ________________________________

Address: __________________________________________

__________________________________________________ Telephone Number: _________________________________

Species and Weight Verification (To be completed by biologist)

Species: _____________________________Weight: ______________ Approved by: ______________________________________________

Title:                                                                       Date:

The $1,000 bonus is for any paid angler. In Landisville Gunning Clubs Annual White Perch Tournament. In order for the angler to win this bonus money. Angler must follow all rules set by New Jersey Division of Fish And Wildlife.


-  FISH MUST BE GREATER THEN 3.1 POUNDS. THE CURRENT WHITE PERCH FRESH WATER RECORD           FOR NEW JERSEY.

-  ANGLER MUST CATCH FISH IN NEW JERSEY BY ROD AND REEL ONLY.

-  ANGLER MUST HAVE NO HELP IN LANDING OF FISH.

-  ANGLER MUST HAVE PICTURE OF ANGLER AND FISH WITH LANDMARK, BOAT, RAMP, FOR PROOF           OF AREA IN NEW JERSEY. 

-  ANGLER NEEDS TO HAVE SUBMITTED ALL PROPER FORMS AND REQUIREMENTS TO THE STATE OF            NEW JERSEY. 

-  ANGLER WOULD NEED WRITTEN DOCUMENTATION BY THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY AWARDING                  HIM/HER AS THE NEW RECORD HOLDER. FOR FRESHWATER WHITE PERCH IN ORDER TO                  RECEIVE $1,000 BONUS MONIES FROM LANDISVILLE GUNNING CLUB. 

Landisville Gunning Club