Fortescue Creek

New Jersey Division of Fish, Game and Wildlife

Marine Fisheries Administration
1999 Commercial Regulations



The following is a summary of the New Jersey commercial fishing regulations....

SEASON: Delaware Bay and its tributaries - April 16 to December 14; all other waters - March 15 to November 30. AREA: The following waters are closed to the use of crab pots and trot lines: Cumberland County - Cohansey River, Back Creek, Cedar Creek, Nantuxent Creek,
Fortesque Creek, Oranoken Creek, Dividing Creek; Cape May County - West Creek, Bidwell Creek and the Cape May Canal; Atlantic County - Hammock Cove also known as Dry Bay. Ocean County - On the eastern shore of Barnegat Bay, that area of the Sedge Islands Wildlife Management Area enclosed by a line drawn from the northern bank of Fishing Creek on Island Beach State Park to the northern tip of the Sedge Islands (Hensler Island), then south from point to point along the western side of the Sedge Islands Wildlife Management Area and terminating on the most southwestern point of Island Beach State Park.