DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers concluded an investigation into illegal deer hunting with the arrest of a New Castle County man for illegal weapons possession charges along with numerous charges related to the illegal take of at least 14 deer during Delaware’s 2015/16 deer season.
DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife to propose 2016/17 waterfowl season dates at Feb. 23 Advisory Council meeting
The Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will address dates proposed by DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife for the 2016/17 waterfowl and migratory game bird seasons at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 in the auditorium at the Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover.
High winds and tides associated with the Jan. 22-24 weekend storm that struck Delaware’s coast severely damaged a 2.5-mile section of the Gordons Pond Trail in Cape Henlopen State Park, forcing an extended closure of the trail’s southern stretch.
The Division of Fish & Wildlife’s new 2016 Delaware Fishing Guide has arrived and is available online and through fishing license agents throughout the state, including sporting goods, bait & tackle and hardware stores.
Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Jan. 18-24 made 715 contacts with anglers, boaters, hunters and the general public, including 41 vessel boardings for boating safety and fishing regulation compliance checks.