DNREC has announced that Delaware’s 2019 commercial harvest quota of 159,211 male horseshoe crabs has been met, and that the horseshoe crab fishery closed at 12:01 a.m., Monday, July 8 in accordance with Delaware law and regulations.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has announced two new specialty sport fishing motor vehicle license plates are available from the Division of Motor Vehicles for motorists to display their passion and support for sport fishing in Delaware.
Delaware’s Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.
Governor’s Office seeks nominees for Delaware’s appointed seat on the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council
The Office of Governor John Carney is seeking candidates to be nominated for Delaware’s Obligatory Seat on the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council.
To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers for the three week period between Dec. 17- Jan. 6 made 2,849 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 51 citations. Officers responded to 128 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.