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Index of State of Delaware Business Licenses and Registrations

Commercial Fishing Licenses

Various licenses for commercial fishing

The Division of Fish and Wildlife is responsible for issuing licenses to eligible commercial fishers.

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Department: DNREC

Division: Fish and Wildlife

Office: Commercial Licensing


Commercial Fishing licenses, all types, shall expire on December 31 of each year.


Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations
and Summary of 2014 regulations on commercial fishing in Delaware:


Dawn Coburn can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-739-9916.


This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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