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Earn your turkey hunting safety certification in time for Delaware’s turkey hunting season. This course offering has been canceled. For more information, please contact the Hunter Education office at 302.735.3600 (Ext. 1).
Both resident and non-resident hunters must pass a turkey hunting course approved by the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife before they can legally hunt turkeys in the First State. Turkey hunters must carry proof of both turkey hunting safety education and basic hunter safety education.
This one-day turkey hunter education course teaches students age 10 and older turkey hunting safety and current wild turkey hunting laws and regulations. Students also learn wild turkey biology and behavior, Delaware’s wild turkey history, and turkey calling, which can help improve turkey hunting success.
Pre-registration is required. Use the Hunter Education Online Access system or contact the Hunter Education Office at 302.735.3600 (Ext. 1).
Delaware’s 2020 spring wild turkey hunting season will run from April 11 through May 9, 2020, excluding Sundays. A special one-day hunt for youth and non-ambulatory disabled hunters will occur on April 4, 2020. Find more information on wild turkey hunting in Delaware in the Delaware Hunting and Trapping Guide.