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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


DNREC Announces ‘Take a Kid Fishing!’ Spring Events

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 22, 2024

Do you know a youngster or a young teen who might enjoy learning about fishing and the delight in having the opportunity to catch a fish? DNREC’s “Take a Kid Fishing!” events are offered free of charge to all participants, with all fishing equipment needed also provided free for participants’ use at the events.




Delaware to Open Upstate Trout Season With Youth-Only Fishing Day Set for April 6

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Delaware’s 2024 upstate stream trout season will open for youth anglers under age 16 at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, with the next day, Sunday, April 7, marking the traditional opening day of the trout season in the state.




DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center to Reopen April 3

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 18, 2024

DNREC will welcome visitors to the DuPont Nature Center at the Mispillion Harbor Reserve when the center reopens for the 2024 season on Wednesday, April 3.




DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section Set to Spray Woodland Pools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin its annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes as early as Friday, March 15, weather permitting. The spring spray campaign by DNREC’s Mosquito Control section will begin in southern Sussex County, then expand into Kent and New Castle counties over the next several weeks.




DNREC Announces Changes to 2024 Summer Flounder and Scup Recreational Fishing Regs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 1, 2024

DNREC announced today that, effective March 2, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife will implement changes to the recreational fishing regulations for summer flounder and scup required to keep Delaware in compliance with the Fishery Management Plans of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC).







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife

DNREC Announces ‘Take a Kid Fishing!’ Spring Events

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 22, 2024

Do you know a youngster or a young teen who might enjoy learning about fishing and the delight in having the opportunity to catch a fish? DNREC’s “Take a Kid Fishing!” events are offered free of charge to all participants, with all fishing equipment needed also provided free for participants’ use at the events.




Delaware to Open Upstate Trout Season With Youth-Only Fishing Day Set for April 6

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Delaware’s 2024 upstate stream trout season will open for youth anglers under age 16 at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, with the next day, Sunday, April 7, marking the traditional opening day of the trout season in the state.




DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center to Reopen April 3

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Monday, March 18, 2024

DNREC will welcome visitors to the DuPont Nature Center at the Mispillion Harbor Reserve when the center reopens for the 2024 season on Wednesday, April 3.




DNREC’s Mosquito Control Section Set to Spray Woodland Pools

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Thursday, March 7, 2024

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will begin its annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature (larval) mosquitoes as early as Friday, March 15, weather permitting. The spring spray campaign by DNREC’s Mosquito Control section will begin in southern Sussex County, then expand into Kent and New Castle counties over the next several weeks.




DNREC Announces Changes to 2024 Summer Flounder and Scup Recreational Fishing Regs

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | News | Date Posted: Friday, March 1, 2024

DNREC announced today that, effective March 2, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife will implement changes to the recreational fishing regulations for summer flounder and scup required to keep Delaware in compliance with the Fishery Management Plans of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (MAFMC).