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News from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Updated: 1 hour 17 min ago

Three downstate ponds to be treated for aquatic nuisance weeds

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 16:51
DOVER (May 29, 2014) – During the next three weeks, weather permitting, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife will be treating three downstate ponds for aquatic nuisance weeds that, left unchecked, can choke the waters, crowd out beneficial plant species, and prevent fishing and boating access. The three public-access ponds to be treated are: Millsboro Pond; Wagamons Pond near Milton; and Concord Pond near Seaford.

Crabber cited for multiple commercial crabbing violations

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 07:49
NEAR FENWICK ISLAND (May 28, 2014) – DNREC Natural Resources Police, Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Agents cited Ronald T. Cagle Sr., 70, of Selbyville, for two counts each of commercial crabbing for blue crabs without a Delaware commercial crabbing license and possession of undersized blue crabs, and for three counts each of over the limit crab pots and improperly marked crab pots, out of Roy’s Ditch near Fenwick Island.

DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife seeking great shots of Delaware anglers for 2015 Fishing Guide photo contest

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 15:56
DOVER (May 27, 2014) – DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife invites angling and photography enthusiasts to enter the 2014 Delaware Fishing Photo Contest. The winning photo will be featured on the cover or inside of the 2015 Delaware Fishing Guide to be published early next year.