From Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources & Environmental Control
-- Delaware is still accepting applications for its annual low number hunting license lottery.
The drawing will be held June 5 at 9 a.m. in the Natural Resources office in Dover where 25 available low-number resident hunting licenses with numbers less than 1,000 will be awarded to applicants whose names are drawn. The drawing starts with the lowest and ends with the highest number. Applicants need not be present to win; they will be notified by mail.
Those eligible to apply for the low-numbered licenses must be Delaware residents eligible to purchase a resident hunting license.
The license will be assigned permanently.
Applicants must be at least 15 years of age and not older than 64 years of age on July 1, 2012. The license holder will be notified annually by mail for renewal.
The license is not transferable, and individuals who currently hold a license under No. 1000 are not eligible. Applicants should submit one postcard by mail on or before May 22, or deliver the application to the Richardson & Robbins building in Dover.
Address cards to Candace Dunning, Low-Number Hunting License Lottery, Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. On the reverse side of the card applicants must include their name, street address, city, state, ZIP code and a daytime phone number.
Applications will not be included in the drawing if there is more than one postcard per applicant, or if postcards are received without all required information.
Applications must be or hand-delivered to the Richardson & Robbins Building by 4:30 p.m. May 25. For more information about the drawing, call Dunning at (302)739-9918.