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The Fisheries Section works to enhance and protect Delaware’s fish and aquatic resources and is responsible for conducting fisheries research, resource monitoring, and the collection of biological information on marine fisheries. The information collected is then analyzed and used to determine the need for any changes to seasons, size limits or quotas.
ADVISORY: It is unlawful to harvest river herring (alewife and blueback herring) recreationally or commercially in Delaware. Click here for more information.