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Delaware's Coyote Hunting Season is Underway

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DOVER, Del. - DNREC's Division of Fish and Wildlife wants to remind hunters that coyote hunting season is underway and remains open through the end of February.

Coyote trapping season runs from December 1 though March 10 in Delaware.

All coyotes either hunted or trapped must be reported to the division within one business day by calling 302-735-3600.

Coyotes can only be harvested with the following firearms: shotgun, rimfire or centerfire rifle up to .25 caliber, muzzle-loading rifle, longbow and crossbow. During deer firearms seasons, only firearms legal for deer hunting can be used.

A hunting license is required for coyote hunting.

According to DNREC regulations, hunting hours are from one half hour before sunrise until one-half hour after sunset. No hunting is permitted on Sunday.

According to wildlife officials, the coyote is a non-native species that has recently expanded its natural range to Delaware. The state's coyote hunting and trapping regulations are based on modern wildlife management science and designed to manage the coyote population at a biologically and social acceptable level.

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