Hunting season is from October 15th to March 31st.

Hunt times are 8:30AM-11AM and 1:00PM-4:00 PM.

Bird Packages for Half Day Hunts

Chukar: Twenty Chukar $370.00
Pheasant: Twenty Pheasants $440.00
Combo Special: 10 Chukar and 10 Pheasants $420.00

Call Drew Smith 302-528-1203 for other package options and to check on the availability of a single person hunt during a weekday.

Cost of Birds: There is no bag limit and there is no charge for additional birds taken above the amount purchased.

Quail = $8.00 each (available for owned dog hunts only)
Chukar = $18.00 each
Huns = $24.00 each
Pheasant = $24.00 each

The above package prices do not include a guide and fully trained dog. This cost is $50.00. A 15-20% gratuity to your guide is customary.

Marshtown can accommodate up to 16 hunters at the same time on four separate farms. We never have more than one group on any single farm.  There is no charge for guests on a hunt. Kids are welcome anytime. No hunting license is required.


There is a minimum cost of $150.00 in birds for an owned dog hunt.


$3.50 per bird (breasted)


Please take a look at our lodging options. Available for rent is the Inn at Marshtown and our hunters are free to arrange a custom hunt combining lodging. birds and meals. An overall discount of 10% applies to all packages that include lodging or meals costing over $600. The Inn is located on the grounds of the preserve so you may walk to your hunt.


A very popular hunt that offers a great value is to combine an Pheasant Hunt with a Canada Goose Hunt and an overnight stay at the Inn. Upland Pheasant Hunt (4 pheasants per Person), Canada Goose Hunt in DE or MD, Overnight Stay with Breakfast or Lunch.  Prices 2 hunters $400.00 each 3 Hunters $375.00 each 4 Hunters $350.00 each. Non-hunting guests must pay an additional fee of $100.00 per day. Price includes bird picking but not a hunting license and stamp.


All prices are subject to change at any time. Please verify by calling or emailing the farm. A 50% deposit is required to reserve a date and is refundable only if cancellation is no less than 48 hours prior to your hunt. Checks can be made payable to Delmar Waterfowl and mailed to: 1719 North Little Creek Road, Dover DE 19901 Credit card payments can be made on this website or by calling the farm at 302-528-1977. All hunters are required to sign liability waiver. Gun Rentals are available and we stock shotgun shells and Marshtown gear for our customers to purchase..