Join the Division of Fish and Wildlife in celebrating Delaware’s fishing and hunting traditions by submitting your own fishing and hunting photographs for these annual contests. The contests are open to all Delaware residents of any age.
The winning photos appear in the next editions of the Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide and the Delaware Fishing Guide. The guides are available online, at the DNREC licensing desk in Dover, and at authorized license dealers throughout the state.
Open May 1 through September 30, 2020. Judges looked for action shots of anglers in Delaware enjoying fishing. Posed photos may receive less consideration.
Open September 1, 2020, through January 31, 2021. Judges will look for photographs that best depict hunters in action throughout Delaware. Trophy and other posed photos may receive less consideration. All entries must be received by 4:30 p.m. on January 31, 2021.
Contest theme: ” Hooked on Fishing .” See all of the entries on our Facebook page.
2020 Honorable Mentions
“Where it Starts” by John Serviss (Millsboro), featuring his son attaching a lure in Milton
“Sunset and Smiles” by Jennifer Ross (Clayton), featuring her son enjoying the day in Clayton
“Hooked on Fishing…Just Like Daddy” by Jennifer Ross (Clayton), featuring family friends in Smyrna
Contest Theme: “Get Out and Hunt DE” See all of the entries on our Facebook page.
First Place: “Making the Best Thanksgiving Memories” by Thomas Glanding (Clayton), featuring his daughter, Maci Ann in Smyrna
Second Place: “Brody’s First Crossbow Hunt” by Brian Barrowcliff (Wilmington), featuring his son Brody in Newark
2019/20 Honorable Mentions
“Nov Shotgun 2019″ by Alan Passwaters (Seaford)
“Fowl Dreams” by Emily Murray (Frankford), featuring Timmy Dorey at the Assawoman Refuge
“Good Day for an Early Dismissal” by Jennifer Ross (Clayton), featuring Charlie, Hailey, Huntley and David Ross with their Labrador Saige in Clayton