The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced April 30 the start of its annual Delaware Fishing Photo Contest.

The winning photograph will be featured on the cover of the 2019 Delaware Fishing Guide, with the top five photographs presented inside the guide.

The contest is open to Delaware residents, with a maximum of three entries per person. Photographs should be submitted digitally at Entries will be accepted through Oct. 31.

A judging panel comprised of DNREC staff will be looking for technically-suitable, well-composed photos that best portray this year’s contest theme, “‘Reel’ Good Time.” To be eligible, photographs must have been taken in Delaware and depict persons involved in lawful fishing activities.

Complete contest rules and information, entry forms and instructions for uploading entries can be found at the Fish & Wildlife photo contest webpage. For more, call 739-9910, or email