Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune encompasses approximately 161,000 acres of federal land utilized for military training. While the land is not being utilized for training it is opened to Department of Defense personnel and their guests to hunt, fish, trap, and to harvest non-marketable firewood.
Marine Corps Base surrounds approximately 26,000 acres of fishable waterways, most of which is salt or brackish water. There are approximately 32 acres of freshwater ponds located aboard Camp Lejeune and MCAS New River which are managed by the Environmental Management Division and stocked with bass, bluegill, sunfish, and channel catfish.
It is the primary responsibility of the Conservation Law Enforcement Office is to provide wildlife enforcement and a safe hunting environment for the harvesting of natural resources aboard Camp Lejeune and surrounding assets. As well as, the enforcement of all applicable state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to natural resources aboard the Base.
For more information on outdoor recreational activities aboard Camp Lejeune offered by the Conservation Law Enforcement Office, navigate the Conservation Law Enforcement Office website using the links at the top of the page.