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Division of Parks and Recreation

 Choose Your Outdoor Adventure 
  • Alapocas Run State Park
  • Auburn
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    Small Pond Angling

    In addition to Delaware’s many state-owned freshwater fishing ponds, there are nine small ponds, most geared toward bank fishing and most managed by the Division of Fish & Wildlife. They are ideal for beginners and youth angling.
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    Delaware’s Public Freshwater Fishing Ponds

    More than 30 Delaware freshwater lakes and ponds are open for fishing and other recreation. These impoundments, most of them managed by the Division of Fish & Wildlife, range in size from five to 189 acres. They support a variety of gamefish. Find full information about each of these ponds using the Delaware Ponds
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    Fish Monitoring via Electrofisher

    The Division of Fish & Wilfdlife uses electrofishing to safely sample fish populations in a variety of water bodies. Electrofishing is one of the most efficient sampling methods available to fisheries biologists. It uses an electric current to temporarily stun fish. This lets biologists sample and survey fish populations with minimal disturbance and risk to
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    Report a Tagged Largemouth Bass

    The Division of Fish and Wildlife monitors largemouth bass in Delaware rivers to help maintain a sustainable bass population and provide recreational fishing opportunities. Reports from anglers about the tagged bass they catch are an important part of the effort.
    Bass are tagged when the Division conducts
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    Conservation Access Pass

    Delaware’s new Conservation Access Pass provides needed funding to help the Division of Fish & Wildlife maintain and improve public access, facilities, and wildlife habitat on State Wildlife Areas. A Conservation Access Pass is required for any registered motor vehicle that’s used to access State Wildlife Areas for hunting, birdwatching, photography and similar recreational activities.
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    Photo Contest Information and Entry Form

    Photo Contest Themes All entries will be judged against the contest themes. For fishing photos: Catch a Memory For hunting photos: A Day Afield
    The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife holds annual
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    Delaware Fishing Report

    The weekly Delaware Fishing Report offers information on when to fish, where to fish, which species are biting, and how to catch them. It is written by veteran Delaware angler Eric Burnley, Sr.
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    Bass Tournament Reporting Form

    Thank you for reporting on the results of your tournament. Please answer all of the questions below. If a question doesn’t apply to your bass tournament, please enter “N/A” in that field. Please make sure you include your contact information, including phone numbers and e-mail.

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    Topic: Outdoors and Recreation

    Delaware is rich in natural beauty. Its landscape ranges from the rolling hills of New Castle County, through the coastal marshes and river systems of Kent County, to the woodlands and beaches of Sussex County.
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