(a) Every resident of this State, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, shall obtain a general license before hunting, trapping and/or fishing in this State; and every resident required to obtain a hunting license who was born after January 1, 1967, shall have satisfactorily completed not less than 10 hours of approved instruction, which includes but is not limited to, the safe and proficient use of hunting equipment, hunter responsibility, principles of wildlife management, wildlife identification and a hands-on live firing experience by a trained firearms instructor before such person makes application for a hunting license. Proof of completion of authorized hunter education courses of other states or Canadian provinces shall be accepted and deemed having met the instruction requirement. (b) Commencing July 1, 1986, every resident, except as otherwise provided, shall obtain a trapping license before trapping any animals regulated by this title. Every resident required to obtain a trapping license who was born after January 1, 1978, shall have satisfactorily completed a course in trapping education approved by the Department before such person makes application for a trapping license.
Citation: 8 Del.C. § 501