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Hunters must now register stands, trail cams on state lands

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Hunters must now register temporary deer stands, ground blinds and trail cameras placed on state lands. Here’s a link to the registration form. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, or DNREC, said in a press release that the registration “will help wildlife area managers evaluate the increasing numbers and use of these hunting tools on state wildlife …

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Delaware hunters harvest 15,000 deer, donate 100,000 meals

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware hunters harvested 15,383 deer during the 2021-2022 hunting season and donated 24,333 pounds of venison to charity. Although the harvest was 10.9% lower than the 2020-2021 record harvest of 17,265 deer, the venison donation marked a 15% increase year over year.  That resulted in the provision of more than 100,000 meals to individuals and families in need. The most …

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Wild turkey season to kick off with one-day hunt for kids, disabled hunters

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

This year’s wild turkey hunting season will feature a soft opening on Saturday, April 2 followed by the opening of the regular season on Saturday, April 9.  The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Friday that the season will open with a one-day turkey hunt for non-ambulatory hunters and children ages 10 through 15. Delaware’s wild turkey …

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Additional hunting, trapping seasons to open in December

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Waterfowl hunters await as ducks are called into their decoy spread. US Fish and Wildlife Service photo. Delaware’s third duck hunting season segment will run from Friday, Dec. 10 through Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 and the second Canada goose hunting season segment will run from Friday, Dec. 24 through Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, DNREC announced today. December will also bring the …