Hunters, trappers reminded to buy 2017/18 licenses available July 1
DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is pleased to announce publication of the 2017/18 Delaware Hunting & Trapping Guide. This year’s cover features the winning photograph in the 2016/17 Hunting Photography Contest, “Couples Retreat” by Bo Wilkinson of Dagsboro. The guide is available now at participating license agents throughout the state, at the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s licensing desk in the Richardson & Robbins Building at 89 Kings Highway in Dover and online at 2017/18 Delaware Hunting & Trapping Guide.
The guide lists season dates for the 2017/18 hunting and trapping seasons, including migratory game bird seasons, as well as a summary of Delaware laws and regulations pertaining to legal harvest of game species. Readers can also find information on licensing/permit requirements, including the new hunting and trapping license fee structure and information on the new Conservation Access Pass. Hunting opportunities on public lands and listings for classes on hunting and trapping offered by the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Hunter Education Program are also included in the guide.
Hunting licenses and Delaware Waterfowl Stamps for the 2017/18 hunting and trapping seasons will go on sale July 1. Delaware residents age 16 or older and under the age of 65 and non-residents age 16 or older must purchase an adult license to hunt in Delaware.
Hunting licenses and Delaware Waterfowl Stamps are sold online, at the licensing desk in DNREC’s Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901, and by license agents statewide. To find a participating agent, or to purchase a license online, visit Delaware Licenses. For additional information on Delaware hunting licenses, call 302-739-9918.
Media contact: Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902.
Vol. 47, No. 140