Effective Aug. 1, 2022, hunters are required to register temporary deer stands, deer ground blinds and trail cameras that they place and leave overnight on state wildlife areas, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.
With Delaware’s 2021/2022 deer hunting season having come to a close, hunters are reminded to remove their portable deer stands from state wildlife areas by Tuesday, Feb. 15, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today. Any deer stands found on state wildlife areas after that date will become the property of DNREC.
DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces Delaware hunting and trapping seasons opening in December
Numerous Delaware hunting and trapping seasons open in December, including multiple waterfowl seasons that extend into or through January.
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’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between July 29-Aug. 4 made 2,491 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 88 citations.
Holiday weekend anti-crime operation in Kent County by Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on DNREC-managed properties results in 71 citations
In response to complaints of damaged state property, illegal drug use, littering, and trespassing, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers over the Memorial Day weekend issued a total of 68 citations as part of an evening crime prevention operation throughout Kent County.