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DNREC [Delaware] Enforcement cites 16 for hunting and fishing violations and turkey season begins Saturday

April 13, 2010

By Mari Lou, WQMD.com

Last week, DNREC Enforcement Agents responded to 31 complaints and issued 16 citations last week.  Most of the citations were for fishing violations around the state.
NEWS RELEASE:  DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter April 4-11 Reminder for the week: Turkey season runs April 14-May 12
Citations issued between April 4 and April 11 by violation type included the following charges, with the number of charges in parentheses:
Fisheries Conservation: Recreational: Fishing without a license (3), Nanticoke River near Laurel, Roosevelt Inlet in Lewes, Mispillion River near Milford; fishing in closed area (1), White Clay Creek near Newark; taking striped bass during closed season (1), Nanticoke River near Laurel; using unmarked gill net (1), Blackbird Creek near Townsend; trespassing to fish (3), Hoopes Reservoir in Wilmington; possession of undersized white perch (1), Nanticoke River near Laurel; over limit possession of hard clams (1), Frederica.
Wildlife Conservation: Trespassing after hours (2), Phillips Landing near Laurel; operating a motor vehicle off an established roadway (1), C&D Canal Wildlife Area near St. Georges.
Public Safety: Clamming in polluted area (1), Whites Creek near Newark.

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