DNREC's Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today the list of private butcher shops accepting donated beer for processing for the state's Sportsmen Against Hunger Program.
All donated deer meat will be distributed to charitable groups participating in the program, with full funding for the season provided by the Delaware General Assembly.
The list of participating private butcher shops include:
New Castle County: Dutch Neck Deer Butchering, 1210 Dutch Neck Road Park, Middletown; (302) 562-3651; Townsend Deer Butchering, 1300 Dexter Corner Road, Townsend; (302) 378-3268; Marks Butcher Shop, 7296 Grantham Lane, New Castle; (302) 229-0897; Cedar Hill Custom Deer Cutting, 738 Paddock Road, Smyrna; (302) 272-8916.
Kent County: Miller's Butcher Shop, 577 Morgans Choice Road, Wyoming; (302) 697-8278; D&J Custom Cutting, 89 Myers Drive, Hartly; (302) 492-0323.
Sussex County: Johnson's Custom Cutting, 21404 Burton Road, Milton; (302) 684-1790; Dave's Cut 'Em Up, 6854 Delmar Road, Delmar; (302) 381-7257; Mark's Meats & More, 24910 Hollyville Road, Millsboro; (302) 933-0307.
DNREC-maintained coolers for donated deer are located at:
New Castle County: Augustine Wildlife Area, Port Penn.
Kent County: Woodland Beach Wildlife Area, Smyrna; Norman G. Wilder Wildlife Area, Viola; Division of Fish and Wildlife Mosquito Control office, Milford.
Sussex County: Assawoman Wildlife Area, Frankford; Gumboro Community Center, Millsboro; Redden State Forest Headquarters, Georgetown; Trap Pond State Park, Laurel.
Any deer dropped off at a cooler must be field dressed and registered, with the registration number written on the field tag attached to the animal.
For more information: (855) 335-4868 or visit dnrec.delaware.gov/delhunt.