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Turkey Harvest Distribution — Public Lands



The table below shows the distribution of wild turkeys harvested among public lands hunting areas for the 2014 through 2021 wild turkey hunting seasons.

State Wildlife Areas are administered by the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife. State Forest lands are administered by the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service.

Public Land Hunting Areas 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Assawoman Wildlife Area (WA) 2 2 2 2 3 2 5 3
Augustine WA 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 1
Blackiston WA 6 4 4 6 7 4 9 6
C & D Canal WA 7 6 7 3 7 8 9 8
Cedar Swamp WA 2 3 5 4 3 4 3 3
Eagles Nest WA 2 2 1 3 2 3 4 5
Industrial Forest WA – Barr & Laurel 1 3 3 1 1 2 3 0
Little Creek WA 6 7 3 8 5 2 2 5
Marshy Hope WA 1 2 2 4 3 2 4 3
Midlands WA 5 5 5 11 8 4 4 9
Milford Neck WA 1 2 5 4 4 5 4 8
Nanticoke WA 1 1 2 3 2 1 3 5
Norman G. Wilder WA 12 9 12 12 10 11 6 12
Old Furnace WA 3 1 3 3 5 1 5 3
Prime Hook WA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
Tappahanna WA 2 2 3 6 4 3 3 4
Ted Harvey Conservation Area 1 1 1 4 3 2 6 1
Woodland Beach WA 3 3 0 0 3 3 2 2
Blackbird State Forest 2 0 8 9 8 7 7 12
Redden State Forest 23 12 21 22 15 12 21 19
Taber State Forest 3 1 0 1 1 4 2 2
Total 83 66 88 106 95 81 106 112



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