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Delaware Hunting & Fishing License Statistics

 

Hunting Licenses - Historical Summary
(Issued on a Fiscal Year - July 1 thru June 30)
License Year
Unique Number of Resident Hunting Licenses
Unique Number of Non-Resident Hunting Licenses
Unique Number of Resident Waterfowl Stamps
Unique Number of Non-Resident Waterfowl Stamps
1972 23,713 1,357 N/A N/A
1973 25,662 1,572 N/A N/A
1974 26,407 2,147 N/A N/A
1975 27,434 2,560 N/A N/A
1976 26,519 2,610 N/A N/A
1977 25,900 2,663 N/A N/A
1978 25,411 2,443 N/A N/A
1979 25,204 2,589 N/A N/A
1980 24,554 2,367 N/A N/A
1981 23,811 2,600 N/A N/A
1982 24,213 3,048 11,438 2,019
1983 24,051 3,169 9,412 1,661
1984 23,644 3,516 11,562 2,040
1985 24,269 3,728 11,386 2,487
1986 21,781 3,885 12,795 2,836
1987 23,378 4,320 13,160 3,035
1988 21,109 4,667 19,611 3,314
1989 21,411 4,192 20,499 2,873
1990 21,157 3,848 16,906 2,522
1991 21,674 2,995 19,930 1,707
1992 21,863 2,362 15,202 925
1993 21,664 2,184 13,190 757
1994 21,769 2,042 15,041 466
1995 19,518 1,945 11,514 750
1996 19,914 1,693 9,355 399
1997 20,257 1,731 8,863 436
1998 19,886 1,993 8,290 1,150
1999 19,422 2,295 9,020 1,252
2000 19,468 1,915 8,851 1,323
2001 18,921 1,997 8,272 1,236
2002 19,299 2,189 9,360 1,039
2003 18,088 2,017 9,427 754
2004 16,663 1,847 8,397 1,145
2005 16,957 2,599 9,057 1,006
2006 16,970 2,711 9,459 1,168
2007 17,013 2,877 8,161 1,936
2008 16,114 2,632 7,978 1,634
2009 16,677 2,597 8,257 1,691
2010 17,892 2,998 8,094 1,428
2011 15,412 2,772 7,776 1,481
Fishing Licenses - Historical Summary
(Issued on a Calendar Year - January 1 thru December 31)
License Year
Unique Number of Resident Fishing Licenses
Unique Number of Resident Trout Stamps
Unique Number of Non-Resident Fishing Licenses
Unique Number of Non-Resident Trout Stamps
Unique Number of Young Angler Trout Stamps
1975 11,526 3,258 1,925 222 N/A
1976 10,347 3,130 1,762 204 N/A
1977 11,346 2,658 2,142 208 N/A
1978 11,232 3,758 2,267 386 N/A
1979 13,346 4,316 1,846 395 N/A
1980 13,429 4,103 2,467 533 N/A
1981 14,268 4,086 2,554 456 N/A
1982 14,721 4,226 2,987 483 N/A
1983 15,196 3,706 2,929 483 1,015
1984 15,653 3,620 2,948 446 861
1985 16,889 3,730 3,509 507 844
1986 16,235 3,700 3,680 386 733
1987 17,870 3,500 3,971 390 515
1988 18,169 4,433 4,130 398 442
1989 19,190 4,744 4,167 513 525
1990 22,067 5,929 4,730 571 456
1991 22,198 5,874 3,993 1,128 617
1992 20,255 4,691 4,510 665 609
1993 22,937 5,426 4,402 676 656
1994 22,758 6,489 4,456 737 727
1995 23,498 5,648 4,336 865 646
1996 22,334 6,054 3,994 848 829
1997 20,981 5,055 3,966 602 594
1998 20,532 4,691 3,992 660 608
1999 19,630 5,226 3,873 785 717
2000 19,187 5,240 3,672 664 561
2001 18,732 4,687 3,555 677 519
2002 16,705 3,907 3,190 641 392
2003 17,233 4,044 3,311 581 468
2004 17,441 3,951 2,242 571 470
2005 17,690 4,287 3,438 593 464
2006 18,799 4,427 3,804 704 535
2007 18,644 4,061 3,823 620 471
2008 45,493 5,243 39,494 790 415
2009 53,726 5,550 42,748 739 396
2010 43,611 5,750 37,999 751 333
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