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News from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
Updated: 1 hour 49 min ago

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.

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Blotter May 13 to 19

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 15:14
DOVER (May 23, 2014) – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Natural Resources Police, Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Agents between May 13-19 made 1,243 contacts with anglers, boaters and the general public, including 111 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Agents issued 25 citations.

DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds anglers of invasive finfish regulations and harvest opportunities

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 15:03
DOVER (May 23, 2014) – DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds anglers and sporting enthusiasts that several species of finfish in Delaware are now designated as invasive, with use of bowfishing equipment authorized for taking them in the state’s tidal and non-tidal waters under regulations adopted last year. These regulations expand fishing opportunities for anglers while also enabling them to help DNREC control invasive fish species, including snakeheads.

Delaware State Parks campgrounds sold out for Memorial Day weekend

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:15
DOVER (May 23, 2014) – All campgrounds in Delaware State Parks are completely sold out for Memorial Day weekend. The full accommodations include cabins and campsites at Killens Pond, Trap Pond, Lums Pond and Cape Henlopen State Parks.