Division of Fish & Wildlife announces Delaware’s 2016 wild turkey season produced new state record harvest of 706 birds
Delaware’s month-long spring turkey season, which ended May 7, yielded 706 birds – a new state record, surpassing the previous record of 687 in 2014.
Fawning season for white-tailed deer has begun in Delaware, with most fawns born during the last week of May through the first week of June.
A painting of canvasback ducks with a Chesapeake Bay retriever by Catherine Temple of Clarkston, Wash., will grace the 2017/18 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp, and a painting of a brown trout by Jeffrey Klinefelter of Etna Green, Ind., will adorn the 2017 Delaware Trout Stamp.
Wildlife art enthusiasts, stamp and print collectors, waterfowl hunters, anglers, birdwatchers and wetland conservationists will gather at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 14 at the Dover Public Library for the judging of Delaware’s annual Waterfowl Stamp and Trout Stamp contests.
Delaware’s spring turkey hunting season opens Saturday, April 9, and runs through Saturday, May 7.