Winners announced for Delaware Fishing Photo Contest

January 7, 2020

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced that Dave Tally of Camden won the 2019 Delaware Fishing Photo Contest for best portraying this year’s contest theme, Get Out and Fish Delaware.

His winning photo of two anglers fishing on McColley Pond in Kent County, titled “Purple Worm,” will be featured on the cover of the 2020 Delaware Fishing Guide, with four other winning photos to be displayed inside the guide.

The other contest winners are: second place: “Filling the Basket with Pop Pop” by Michael Cox of Middletown, featuring his father and daughter with a bushel of crabs at Woodland Beach; honorable mention: “It’s All About that Bass” by Jessica Scholl of Wilmington for her photo of Steve and Madison Kohn on Blairs Pond near Milford; honorable mention: “What a Crappie Day” by Raymond Howard Scheufele of Harrington for his photo of son Raymond Lee on McColley Pond; and honorable mention: “First Time Fishing” by Andrea Olson of Milton for her photo of daughter Alexandria fishing at the Broadkill River near Milton.

To see the winning entries, go to and search Fishing Photo Contest.

DNREC’s 2020 Delaware Fishing Guide is available where fishing licenses are sold.

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