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Delaware Trout Stamp Contest Rules

The contest to select the design for the 2021 Delaware Trout Stamp is open November 1, 2019, through March 6, 2020.  All entries must be postmarked no later than midnight, March 6, 2020. Contest Rules, in Summary
Each entry should be delivered
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Delaware’s Trout Stamp Program

Delaware’s Freshwater Trout Program is a self-supporting fishery supported, in part, by funds derived from the state’s trout stamp program. Anglers fishing for trout have been required to purchase a trout stamp since 1955. Today, fees paid by anglers for trout stamps provide the Division with an average of $35,000 annually to purchase trout from
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Winning Trout Stamp Contest Entries

The winning entries for the 2020 edition of the Delaware Trout Stamp Contest were chosen by a panel of judges at an event held on April 4, 2019 at the Dover Public Library.  The 2020 Trout Stamp will feature a painting of a rainbow trout by Jeffrey Klinefelter of Etna Green, Indiana. Mr. Klinefelter received $250 for Best in Show
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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. If you have any questions, please
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Outdoor Enthusiasts

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control offers information and programs for hunters, anglers, bird-watchers, campers, bikers, hikers, swimmers and people who like to lie on their backs in the grass and gaze up at the clouds. Choose Your Outdoor Adventure Alapocas Run State Park
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Boating or Fishing Event Application

A Boating/Fishing event permit from Enforcement is required for safety reasons when holding an event on the water. The submission of an application does not guarantee the event will be approved. Do not publicize or promote your event until you receive your notification of acceptance. The permit issued by Enforcement does not authorize the use
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Division of Parks & Recreation

 
Choose Your Outdoor Adventure
  • Alapocas Run State
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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 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, bird-watching, 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: Get Out and Fish DE For hunting photos: Get Out and Hunt DE

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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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    Division of Fish & Wildlife

    We Bring You Delaware’s Great Outdoors through Science and Service
    The Division of Fish & Wildlife conserves and manages Delaware’s fish and wildlife and their habitats, and provides fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing and boating access on nearly
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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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