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Dates and times for 2019/2020 Sunday deer hunting on both private lands and public state wildlife areas


Delaware law (7 Del.C. §712(c)) allows Sunday deer hunting for established deer hunting seasons on private lands with landowner permission and on certain public lands designated by government agencies.

Sunday deer hunting is allowed during the 2019/2020 deer hunting season on all Sundays that occur from Sept. 1, 2019 through Feb. 2, 2020 using those weapons legal for the respective established hunting seasons. Sunday hunting dates and allowable weapons are presented on the Sunday Hunting Calendar.

Sunday deer hunting on private lands can occur with landowner permission on the dates indicated above during the regular deer hunting hours of one-half hour before sunrise until one-half hour after sunset.   

The Division of Fish & Wildlife, based on public input and the recommendation of the Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish, is providing Sunday deer hunting opportunities on public Wildlife Areas on the dates indicated above during the regular deer hunting hours of one-half hour before sunrise until one-half hour after sunset, except for those portions indicated as closed to firearm Sunday deer hunting on all or certain Sundays on the following maps.*

* All Wildlife Areas, including those not listed above, are open for Sunday Archery/Crossbow deer hunting season.

Copies of these maps and additional information can also be obtained by calling the Wildlife Section at 302-739-9912.

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