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General Information

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State of Delaware

Jack A. Markell

Governor

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

David S. Small

Secretary

Division of Fish and Wildlife

David E. Saveikis

Director

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON WILDLIFE & FRESHWATER FISH

Edward A. Montague, Chair

Garrett L. Grier, Jr., Vice Chair

Raymond F. Burris

John Neal Dukes

Joe C. Johnson

Craig A. Karsnitz

Steven M. Kendus

Robert C. Nichols

Terry D. Ratliff

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON TIDAL FIN FISHERIES

Dr. Dewayne Fox, Chair

Brian Hoffecker

Marvin M. Kahl, Jr.

James G. Little

Bernard L. Pankowski
Joseph A. Smith

P. Wes Townsend

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON RECREATIONAL FISHING FUNDING

Bernard L. Pankowski, Chair

David A. Russell, Vice Chair

Ralph William Baker

Eric B. Burnley, Sr.

Ronald L. Horton

Floyd Morton III

Douglas M. Valentine

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON SHELL FISHERIES

Leonard Voss, Jr., Chair

Steven Copp

Patrick M. Gaffney

Richard S. Hand, Jr.

Virgilio Pacelli

Paul Satterfield

Robert G Thompson

State and Federal law prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion and/or disability. Complaints or inquiries should be directed to: Personnel Office, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

This summary is for the convenience of the sportsman and is not intended to cover all fishing laws and regulations. For specific provisions, reference should be made to Title 7, Delaware Code. When federal and state laws conflict, the law which is more restrictive governs.

For the actual wording of the Fisheries Statutes and Regulations, as well as a wide variety of other information, visit the Division’s website AT www.fw.delaware.gov

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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