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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Delaware Sets Deer Harvest Record

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Delaware hunters registered a record 17,265 harvested deer during the 2020/21 hunting season with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, surpassing the previous record harvest of 16,969 deer set last year during the 2019/20 hunting season. This year marks the eighth consecutive year that more than 14,000 deer were harvested.




Pond Trout Season to Open Early

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 22, 2021

Delaware’s 2021 downstate pond trout season will open early to minimize opening day crowds and accommodate responsible outdoor recreation during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) period.




Hunters Reminded to Remove Temporary Deer Stands from State Wildlife Areas

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 1, 2021

Hunters are reminded to remove their portable deer stands from state wildlife areas by Monday, Feb. 15 now that Delaware’s 2020/2021 deer hunting seasons have closed. Any deer stands found on state wildlife areas after that date will become the property of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.




Additional Delaware Hunting Opportunities to Open in February

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Additional waterfowl hunting opportunities are available in February with the opening of the Snow Goose Conservation Order Monday, Feb. 1 and a second special youth waterfowl hunting day Saturday, Feb. 6.




Wagamons Pond Boat Ramp Temporarily Closing for Reconstruction

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Wagamons Pond boat ramp and parking lot located in Milton will temporarily close beginning Jan. 21 for major reconstruction and expansion. The ramp is anticipated to reopen on May 30, 2021, weather permitting. The nearby public fishing pier and parking lot along the Broadkill River will remain open during construction.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


Delaware Sets Deer Harvest Record

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Delaware hunters registered a record 17,265 harvested deer during the 2020/21 hunting season with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, surpassing the previous record harvest of 16,969 deer set last year during the 2019/20 hunting season. This year marks the eighth consecutive year that more than 14,000 deer were harvested.




Pond Trout Season to Open Early

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 22, 2021

Delaware’s 2021 downstate pond trout season will open early to minimize opening day crowds and accommodate responsible outdoor recreation during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) period.




Hunters Reminded to Remove Temporary Deer Stands from State Wildlife Areas

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 1, 2021

Hunters are reminded to remove their portable deer stands from state wildlife areas by Monday, Feb. 15 now that Delaware’s 2020/2021 deer hunting seasons have closed. Any deer stands found on state wildlife areas after that date will become the property of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.




Additional Delaware Hunting Opportunities to Open in February

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 28, 2021

Additional waterfowl hunting opportunities are available in February with the opening of the Snow Goose Conservation Order Monday, Feb. 1 and a second special youth waterfowl hunting day Saturday, Feb. 6.




Wagamons Pond Boat Ramp Temporarily Closing for Reconstruction

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Wagamons Pond boat ramp and parking lot located in Milton will temporarily close beginning Jan. 21 for major reconstruction and expansion. The ramp is anticipated to reopen on May 30, 2021, weather permitting. The nearby public fishing pier and parking lot along the Broadkill River will remain open during construction.