The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Fish and Wildlife recently announced that the 2018-19 “Delaware Hunting & Trapping” guide is available at participating license agents throughout the state; at the Division of Fish and Wildlife’s licensing desk in the Richardson and Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover; and at

The cover features the winning photograph in this year’s Hunting Photography Contest, “At the End of the Day” by Angela Garcia, of Smyrna, featuring Dominic and Paul Garcia duck hunting at Little Creek.

The guide lists season dates for the 2018-19 hunting and trapping seasons, including migratory game bird seasons and a summary of Delaware laws and regulations for legal harvest of game animals. Readers can also find information on licensing/permit requirements, including the hunting and trapping license fee structure and information on the Conservation Access Pass for state wildlife areas. Hunting opportunities on public lands and listings hunting and trapping classes offered by the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Hunter Education Program are also included in the guide.

Delaware hunting and trapping licenses and waterfowl stamps for the 2018-19 seasons are on sale. Delaware residents ages 16 or older and younger than 65 and nonresidents ages 16 or older must purchase an adult license to hunt in Delaware. A resident or nonresident junior hunting license is required for hunters ages 13-15.

Hunting licenses and Delaware Waterfowl Stamps are sold online, at the licensing desk in DNREC’s Richardson & Robbins Building and by license agents statewide. To find a participating agent, or to purchase a license online, visit

For more, call 739-9918.