Young anglers statewide submitted their biggest catches for the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s 35th annual Youth Fishing Tournament, held June 5 at more than 30 public freshwater fishing ponds as a fish-on-your-own, ....
Annual Free Fishing Days Designated for June 5 and 6 Families are invited to bring their kids out to try casting a line for a big fish in freshwater public ponds throughout the state when ....
Access to boat launch, fishing to be restricted during construction The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will soon break ground on construction of an elevated walkway at Killens Pond State Park that will ....
DNREC Sinks Ex-Navy and Army Freighter Turned Fishing Fleet Boat Reedville onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System
DNREC continued to broaden the recreational allure of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system today by sinking the Reedville, originally a World War II and Korean Conflict-era coastal freighter and supply ship at a reef site ....
Hunters and trappers can now use a new, user-friendly online system to access license sales, License Exempt Numbers (LEN), harvest registration, hunting permit and hunter education.
The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control announces it has issued 15,500 of this year’s 17,000 available surf-fishing permits. In 2019, the Delaware’s Parks & Recreation Advisory Council established a 17,000 cap on annual ....
While most state parks, nature and wildlife areas continue to stay open during the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” emergency order, many amenities are closed.
Enjoy trout season while maintaining a safe distance from other anglers and fishing less-crowded areas
Take advantage of the early opening of the upstate trout season for adult anglers on Tuesday, March 31 to help minimize crowds.
Anglers encouraged to practice responsible social distancing. Trout streams closed March 21 until opening.
Events, including private rentals, canceled through May 15. One-day cleaning period implemented between rentals of State Park cabins and cottages.
To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from March 2-8 made 1,351 public contacts and responded to 49 complaints.
To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Feb. 24 - March 1 made 1,812 public contacts and responded to 34 complaints.
To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Feb. 17-23 made 1,376 public contacts and responded to 53 complaints.
To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Feb. 10-16 made 1,508 public contacts.
Delaware spring 2020 downstate freshwater trout season will begin Saturday, March 7.
DNREC reduces the striped bass fishing quota for commercial fishing and limits the number and size of fish that recreational anglers can keep.
To help achieve public compliance with laws and regulations, officers from Feb. 3-9 made 869 public contacts and responded to 22 complaints.