To promote and provide additional hunting opportunities, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has designated Saturday, Nov. 5 as Delaware’s annual deer hunting day for youth hunters ages 10 through 15 and for non-ambulatory disabled hunters on both public and private lands statewide.
With many of Delaware’s fall hunting seasons underway, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife invites you to enter your hunting photographs taken while afield in the 2016/17 Delaware Hunting Photo Contest. The winning photo will be featured on the cover or inside of the 2017/18 Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide to be published next year.
Trails in White Clay Creek State Park will close on Saturday, Nov. 5, as the park hosts its first shotgun youth deer hunt in the Carpenter Recreation Area.
DOVER – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Oct.17-23 made 1,587 contacts with anglers, hunters, boaters and the general public, including 98 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks. Officers responded to 45 complaints.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces butcher shops processing Sportsmen Against Hunger venison donations for 2016/17 deer season
DOVER – To help hunters whose largesse supports DNREC’s Sportsmen Against Hunger program continue to provide sustenance for needy Delawareans, the Division of Fish & Wildlife today announced the list of private butcher shops accepting donated deer during the state’s 2016/17 deer hunting season. All donated venison will be distributed to charitable groups participating in the program.