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Fish & Wildlife Directory

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State of Delaware

Jack A. Markell, Governor

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Collin P. O’Mara, Secretary

Division of Fish and Wildlife

David E. Saveikis, Director

Advisory Council on Game and Fish Members:

Edward Montague, Chair

J. Richard Berry, Vice Chair

Ted Palmer

Garrett Grier, Jr.

Robert Nichols

Al Townsend

Raymond Burris

Charles Golt
Neil Dukes


State and Federal law prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion and/or disability. Complaints or inquiries should be directed to: Personnel Office, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

This summary is for the convenience of the sportsman and is not intended to cover all hunting laws and regulations. For specific provisions, reference should be made to Title 7, Delaware Code. When federal and state laws conflict, the law which is more restrictive governs.

For the actual wording of the Wildlife Statutes and Regulations, as well as a wide variety of other information, visit the Division’s website @


Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife

Main Office Richardson and Robbins Building,

89 Kings Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901

Open 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. – Mon. thru Fri.
except on Holidays

Wildlife Information: (302) 739-9912


Wildlife Management Section – (302) 739-9912

Wildlife Regional Offices

Region 1– Augustine WA, New Castle County 834-8433

Region 2 -Norman G. Wilder WA, Kent County 284-1077

Region 3 -Assawoman WA, Sussex County 539-3160


Wildlife Check Stations

Little Creek: 739-4610

Cedar Swamp: 653-8080

Woodland Beach: 653-4802

Augustine: 836-7294

Hunter Education – (302) 735-3600

Ommelanden Range – (302) 323-5333


License Section

License Information/Lost and Duplicate Licenses – (302) 739-9918


Enforcement Section – (302) 739-9913

Enforcement Complaints – 1-800-523-3336

Enforcement County Offices

New Castle and Kent: 739-6139;
Sussex: 855-1901

Boating Education – 739-9915


Operation Game Theft – 1-800-292-3030


Delaware Help Desk – 1-800-464-4357


Federal Wildlife InformationU.S. Derpartment of the Interior

Enforcement U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Office,
1360 Donas Landing Rd., Dover, DE Phone: (302) 730-9184

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, near Smyrna

Phone: (302) 653-9345

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, near Milton

Phone: (302) 684-8419

Division web site:


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