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Public Waterfowl Hunting

Waterfowl Hunting on Public Lands

Waterfowl hunters have a variety of opportunities to hunt on public lands in Delaware, including marsh blinds, marsh blind sites, upland blinds, and goose pits. Refer to individual area maps, or contact the regional manager for specific area rules, lottery days, times, and locations.

Lottery Areas

  • Augustine
  • Cedar Swamp
  • Woodland Beach
  • Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge/Kelley Island
  • Little Creek/Ted Harvey
  • Assawoman
  • Prime Hook

First-Come, First-Served From Blinds or Blind Sites Only*

  • Milford Neck/Cedar Creek
  • Piney Point (Assawoman)

*Most areas have state built blinds that are not grassed, some are open for the public to build blinds.

First-Come, First-Served Jump Shooting

  • C&D Canal
  • Reedy Island
  • Little Creek (south of Pickering Beach Road and north of Port Mahon Road)
  • Blackiston
  • Norman G. Wilder
  • Limited areas of Milford Neck
  • Marshy Hope
  • Nanticoke

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