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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife confirms new state record 79-pound, 6.4-ounce cobia

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament: a 79-pound, 6.4-ounce Cobia, caught in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 10 by John Burbage of Ocean View. The fish was 56½ inches long and had a girth of 28¼ inches.




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces expansion of recreational black sea bass season

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today regulatory changes that expand Delaware’s recreational black sea bass fishing season. The change eliminates the previously closed fall season of Sept. 22 through Oct. 21, providing Delaware recreational anglers continued access to black sea bass for 30 additional fishing days. The new black sea bass season runs uninterrupted from May 15 through Dec. 31. The 12.5-inch recreational minimum size limit and 15-fish daily possession limit remain unchanged.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

DOVER – 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 Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Aug. 27-Sept. 2 made 3,126 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 151 citations. Officers responded to 90 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. An increased Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police presence continued at the C&D Canal Conservation Area and Michael N. Castle Trail.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Aug. 20-26

Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Aug. 20-26 made 3,034 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 41 citations.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Aug. 13-19

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Aug. 13-19 made 2,995 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 32 citations. Officers responded to 79 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.







 Pages Tagged With: "fishing"

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife confirms new state record 79-pound, 6.4-ounce cobia

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament: a 79-pound, 6.4-ounce Cobia, caught in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 10 by John Burbage of Ocean View. The fish was 56½ inches long and had a girth of 28¼ inches.




DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces expansion of recreational black sea bass season

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today regulatory changes that expand Delaware’s recreational black sea bass fishing season. The change eliminates the previously closed fall season of Sept. 22 through Oct. 21, providing Delaware recreational anglers continued access to black sea bass for 30 additional fishing days. The new black sea bass season runs uninterrupted from May 15 through Dec. 31. The 12.5-inch recreational minimum size limit and 15-fish daily possession limit remain unchanged.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Aug. 27-Sept. 2

DOVER – 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 Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Aug. 27-Sept. 2 made 3,126 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 151 citations. Officers responded to 90 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public. An increased Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police presence continued at the C&D Canal Conservation Area and Michael N. Castle Trail.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Aug. 20-26

Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Aug. 20-26 made 3,034 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 41 citations.




Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Aug. 13-19

Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Aug. 13-19 made 2,995 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 32 citations. Officers responded to 79 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.