Statewide firearm deer season reopens with shotgun season running Jan. 16-23, followed by muzzleloader season Jan. 25-30
Delaware’s 2015/16 firearm deer hunting season reopens Saturday, Jan. 16, with shotgun deer season running through Saturday, Jan. 23, followed by the resumption of muzzleloader season from Monday, Jan. 25 through Saturday, Jan. 30.
DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 2,784 contacts with anglers, boaters and the general public between May 18 and May 24.
Two artists have won top honors in the state’s sporting stamp art contests. A painting of green-winged teal with a yellow Labrador retriever by Deanne “Dee Dee” Murry of Centralia, Wash., will grace the 2016/17 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp, and a painting of a brown trout by Nicholas Markell of Hugo, Minn., will become the face of the 2016 Delaware Trout Stamp.
Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police investigation into persons prohibited from weapons possession nets four arrests, large cache of evidence
DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police have arrested four men as part of an ongoing investigation into hunting violations by persons prohibited from possessing weapons by prior criminal history or court actions. They have also seized more than 50 weapons, ammunition and other evidence.
Winners of Hunting and Fishing Photo Contests honored today at Delaware State Fair Governors Day ceremony
At the Delaware State Fair, Governor Jack Markell, DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara, U.S. EPA Region III Administrator Shawn M. Garvin and Division of Fish and Wildlife Director David Saveikis honored the most recent winners of the Division of Fish and Wildlife’s annual Hunting and Fishing Photo Contests that best represented the 2012 contest theme of “Carrying on the Tradition.”