Delaware hunting season begins soon

DOVER — Hunters in Delaware can start their 2020-21 hunting season in one week. Sept. 1 is the opening day of mourning dove, archery and crossbow deer and resident Canada goose hunting seasons. People can hunt teal beginning Sept. 12 and gray squirrel beginning Sept. 15. The first split of dove season runs until Oct. […]

Skies, waterways full of action this summer

Summertime fun in the sun has a new twist with COVID regulations. The great thing is we can enjoy the outdoors with little human interaction. Social fish-tancing has been easy, especially surf fishing or on a boat. The Flounder Pounder has been canceled. The Broadkill Beach store is planning a small surf fishing tournament at […]

It’s a great time for both fishing and hunting

Hope everyone is doing well and getting outside for some fresh air. Fishing has been helpful for that, as well as hunting. People are allowed to walk in parks and state wildlife areas for exercise or walk their dogs. Those of you walking dogs, please take your waste bags with you. That is getting old […]

Letter to the Editor: Hunting procedure raises concern

The president has sounded the seriousness of COVID-19. Our governor has reacted aggressively to the guidelines established by fellow governors. Yet within his administration the Fish and Wildlife section of DNREC seem to have cast a blind eye to the seriousness of this pandemic. Though often overlooked, the F&W section is invaluable in handling the […]

Hunter, collector drawn to the call of the turkey

There is, tucked into a tiny office in a shop in rural Sussex County, a sight probably unlike any other to be found in the nation. Each year it draws the curious by the hundreds. It’s a man cave’s man cave — a room stuffed, crammed and packed with enough turkey hunting collectables that the […]

Wintertime activities: watch a lunar eclipse and stargaze

Winter shows up, then we get the spring teaser. It is not pitch black dark at 5 anymore, days are getting a tad longer, so there is some good news. We have the Super Blood Wolf moon on deck, a total lunar eclipse coming up soon, very cool to see. Get ready for that on […]

Millville Volunteer Fire Co. hosts Outdoorsman Marketplace Saturday

MILLVILLE — The Millville Volunteer Fire Company, on Del. 26 (35554 Atlantic Ave.), is hosting its inaugural Outdoorsman Marketplace from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, presented by the Voice Radio Network’s The Vault Classic Rock 103.5 &102.9. The event benefits the Millville Volunteer Fire Company to help raise money for a new fire hall. […]

Bass action is random as temperatures drop

Happy Thanksgiving everyone, hope you all have a great holiday and enjoy your weekend. The cold snap has gotten the bass moving even more and if you aren’t out there fishing, you will not catch. Action is good but random — we spent four hours Wednesday chasing the skunk, it happens. One day an area […]

White-tailed deer a growing problem in Delaware

Oh, Deer, we have a problem Much like that weird uncle no one wants to talk about, Delaware has a serious problem that, no matter how you cut it, is a problem only getting bigger. The white-tailed deer. Now I’m sure there are those who’ll gasp at why this discussion is taking place, but don’t […]

SOUND OFF DELAWARE: Sunday deer hunting

A Sunday story reported that last month, permission to hunt deer on Sunday in the state was officially signed into law. The policy change constitutes a significant increase over one made in 2016 that opened five specific Sundays for hunting during the season. • So let’s kill more deer because the farmers are whining again. […]