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Contact: Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife now accepting applications
for 2015-‘16 low-number hunting license lottery on June 3

DOVER (April 1, 2015) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is now accepting applications from Delaware residents for its low-number hunting license lottery. The Division of Fish & Wildlife will conduct the lottery drawing for 15 available low-number Delaware hunting licenses with numbers under 1,000 at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 3 in the auditorium at DNREC’s main office in the Richardson & Robbins Building in Dover.

Licenses will be awarded to the applicants whose names are drawn starting with the lowest and ending with the highest number available via a live drawing. The lottery is open to the public but successful applicants do not need to be present as they will be notified by phone or mail.

The following information applies to the low-numbered licenses:

·        The license will be assigned to the successful applicant.

·        An applicant must be a Delaware resident, having lived at a primary residence in the state for at least one year.

·        An applicant must be at least 15 years of age by July 1, 2015.

·        The license holder will be notified annually by mail for renewal.

·        The license is not transferable by the selected applicant to any individual.

·        Individuals who currently hold a low-numbered license are not eligible.

·        To be considered, an applicant must submit one and only one postcard, either by mail or hand-deliver it to the Richardson & Robbins building in Dover.

Postcards must be addressed to:

Candace Dunning

Low-Number Hunting License Lottery

Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife

89 Kings Highway

Dover, DE 19901

Also, the following information must be included on the reverse side of the postcard: applicant’s name, street address, city, state, ZIP code and daytime phone number. Applications will not be included in the drawing if there is more than one postcard per applicant, or if postcards are received without the information above.

Applications must be postmarked on or before Monday, May 18 or hand-delivered to the Richardson & Robbins Building by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20. No applications will be accepted after that date under any circumstances.

For more information about the low-number drawing, please call Candace Dunning, Division of Fish & Wildlife Licensing Section, at 302-739-9918.

Vol. 45, No. 90
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