Annual Privileges at State-Owned Properties

News Release, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

TheMaryland Department of Natural Resourcesis now accepting bids for the2019-2020 trapping season at several Eastern Shore public lands. Individuals with thehighest bid for each area will be awarded annual trapping privileges.Locations and bidding dates are as follows:

ForCedar Island,Deal Island,E. A. Vaughn,Fairmount,Isle of Wight,Johnson,Maryland Marine Properties,Pocomoke River,Pocomoke Sound,South Marsh Island, andWellingtonwildlife management areas, along withJanes Island State Park, bid packages must be picked up and submitted by noon on Oct. 15 at the Wellington Wildlife Management Area, 32733 Dublin Road, Princess Anne. Sealed bids will be opened at 1 p.m. on Oct. 15. More information for these locations is available by calling 410-543-8223 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For Ellis BayFishing Bay, IdylwildLeCompte, Linkwood, Nanticoke River, Taylor’s Island, and Wetipquin wildlife management areas, bid packages must be picked up and submitted by noon on Oct. 16 at LeCompte Wildlife Management Area, 4220 Steele Neck Road, Vienna. Sealed bids will be opened at 1 p.m. on Oct. 16. More information for these locations is available by calling 410-376-3236, ext. 302, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.


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