Environmental Stewardship Program

89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302) 739-9220

Pre-Season Hunting Lotteries

Pre-Season hunting lotteries.

Brandywine Creek

Hunting is assigned by pre-season lottery at Brandywine Creek. The application can be found on page 39 of the Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide: 2015-16.

Fort DuPont and Grass Dale

Pre-season lottery at Fort DuPont for Shotgun Season applies to all six deer stands on the property.

All hunters must register for the Delaware State Parks Hunting Program prior to hunting in the parks. Hunters may register at the Fort Delaware State Park Office at Grass Dale or at the front desk of the DNREC Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover. Hunters may also register at the Augustine Wildlife Area on the morning of the hunt.

White Clay Creek

Special Mid-Week Managed Hunt (Antlerless Deer Only)

Additional stands will be added immediately before these hunt dates and removed immediately after. Sites for these stands are not located on the maps.This hunt will be conducted by lottery at the Carpenter Recreation Area on the morning of the hunt.