Hunting

Youth duck hunt - USFWS.

 

Hunting for deer, waterfowl, upland game, and webless migratory birds will be allowed on Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in accordance with state and federal regulations.

Application procedures for the preseason Headquarters deer hunts at Prime Hook for the 2019-20 hunt season will be done the same as last year.  Applications can be filled out in-person at refuge headquarters during business hours, and will be available in the refuge hallway during off hours when the refuge administrative offices are closed. Completed applications for the November 16, 2019 and January 18, 2020 early and late season headquarters deer hunts must be received no later than 4:00 PM on September 13, 2019. Applications will not be accepted over the telephone nor available on the refuge website. Again completed applications for the November 16, 2019 and January 18, 2020 early and late season deer hunts must be received in person at the refuge office no later than September 13, 2019. If you have any questions, please call Prime Hook NWR at (302) 684-8419. Prime Hook NWR is located off of Rt. 16 (Broadkill Beach Rd.) on Turkle Pond Road in Milton, Delaware. A complete listing of 2019-20 hunting information and regulations will soon be available.

The 2019-2020 hunting program reflects changes approved in the refuge's Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP).

Click  here  to read the most recent press release with the latest details.

2019-2020 Deer and Upland Game and Webless Migratory Bird Season Below. 

 Due to safety concerns, the Refuge prohibits use of rifles.

 

 

 2019-2020 Waterfowl Hunting Regulations 


 The walk-in waterfowl blind-site hunt area located south of Prime Hook Beach Road, will be a Lottery Waterfowl Hunt Area effective this season. Five hunt areas will be available,up to three hunters per area.   

Harvest Reports for Regular Hunt Areas (non-lottery hunt areas)

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