Rest call for custom fields

I am trying to use a rest call to get the custom fields in JIRA. The method I am using is "/rest/api/2/field". When I use this in the browser it returns all of the fields including the custom fields. However when I use this same method in my java project it only returns the JIRA non-custom fields. The code I am using in java follows.

String auth = new String(Base64.encodeBase64("username:password".getBytes()));

WebResource webResource = clientRest.resource("");

ClientResponse response = webResource.header("Authorization", "Basic " + auth).type("application/json").accept("application/json").get(ClientResponse.class);

String output = response.getEntity(String.class);

How do I fix this so that I can get the custom fields with this call?

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It might be a dumb question, but are you sure there are any custom fields on your developement instance? As far as I remember, a virgin dev Jira only has Jiras default fields, which would not count as customfields...

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