Hunting is a way of life in the united states, and we are here to help you be as successful on the hunt as possible. As part of our comprehensive guide to us hunting seasons by state on this page you will find out when is hunting season for louisiana. About 480,000 in 2015 and 450,000 in 2014, down from about 625,000 in 2011. It is designed as a service to hunters and is not intended to be a complete digest of all hunting and trapping regulations. Public hearings for 202021 and 202122 hunting seasons to. No more than one bird of either sex may be taken in the fall turkey season, regardless of equipment.
That is 40% lower than last year and the lowest since 1993. The department issues hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses, as well as boat titles and registrations. Species info archery endorsement required for archery hunting north zone bag limit 4 deer, no more than 2 bucks, and no more than 2 antlerless, all seasons combined. With the season winding down, hunters are advised to check out the proposed 20182019 season dates for both resident game and migratory birds and can make public comment during a statewide series.
Louisiana regulations subject to the following conditions. Louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries commission. Most regulations are subject to change by administrative rule. Louisiana turkey hunting season opens april 4 in all three. Wildlife and fisheries april 2016 commission meeting.
For more information, including information on areaspecific. Louisiana muzzleloader hunting season knight rifles. Jan, 2015 residentgame hunting season dates mostly unchanged. The corps of engineers coe allows hunting on some, but not all, coe properties. Check out the proposed 20182019 louisiana hunting seasons. Louisiana s hunting seasons begins in early september, starting with archery season for deer and firearm season for doves, rails and gallinules. Southwest louisiana morning dove hunting at its best. The 20162017 hunting season saw some great hunting at honey brake. May 6, 2019 the louisiana wildlife and fisheries commission lwfc approved the 201920 and 202021 resident game hunting seasons, 201920 general and wildlife management areas wma hunting seasons. Hunting and fishing are still perfectly legal during. Consult the 201920 louisiana hunting regulations pamphlet for specific season dates on louisiana wmas. The louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries is responsible for managing and protecting louisiana s abundant natural resources.
During any open season on deer with primitive weapons after november 30, a person may use any legal weapon of choice on private lands only, if the person is the title owner of the land, the lessee of the hunting rights on the land, a member of a hunting club leasing the hunting rights on the land, or a guest of a person specified above. Dove season brings some of the first hunting opportunities of the fall as the long and hot mississippi summer comes to a close. One either sex turkey per permit, maximum of 2 to firearm deer hunting. The migratory bird hunting is among the best in the country and the whitetail deer of louisiana tend to have trophy racks made for fireplace mantles. General hunting seasons oklahoma department of wildlife. Contact us for a weekend retreat, a corporate outing, or a weekend hog hunting getaway. Hunting louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries. Hunting season dates that are shown on this page are either upcoming or currently open. No persons shall sell pelts or carcasses of furbearers without a current trapping license. But before heading out on your first hunt in the pelican state, make sure youre familiar with louisiana hunting laws. National wildlife refuge general fishing and hunting regulations. Are your property, trailers, firearms and atvs properly insured.
Louisiana turkey hunting season opens april 4 in all three state areas. That number dropped to 172,300 in 2015 2016, and it dropped even more in 2016 2017, when hunters harvested,600 swine. Hunting deer with a bow having a draw weight less than 30 lbs. No persons shall set or run traps of any type to catch furbearers during an open season. Seasons that have ended for the year will not be shown. The following animals are classified as furbearers. The proposed 20192020 louisiana hunting seasons from tuesdays louisiana wildlife and fisheries commission meeting. Bogue chitto national wildlife refuge general fishing, hunting, and camping regulations the regulations listed below supplement louisiana and mississippi state hunting and fishing regulations and the general regulations governing hunting and fishing on national wildlife refuges set forth in title 50, code of federal regulations. Anyone hunting turkeys during the fall firearms turkey season may not be in possession of both a firearm and a bow. This publication is a summary of illinois hunting and trapping regulations. The guide is a summary of indiana hunting regulations. Insuring your louisiana hunting season louisiana farm. Beautiful hunting lodge, all sorts of amenities, all types of hunting and fishing.
Hunting with dogs all archery seasons are still hunt only. Following is a comprehensive list of season dates and applications periods by species. No persons shall set or run traps of any type to catch furbearers during an open season without a current trapping license. Louisiana hunting regulations 2016 2017 whats new in 2016. To hear an update on comments regarding the 20152016 and 20162017 general and wma hunting seasons and rules and regulations, 2017 general and wma turkey hunting season and rules and regulations, and 20162017 migratory birds regulations, seasons, and bag limits notice of intent and to consider any amendments thereto. Antler restrictions the bag limit in this county is two legal bucks, but only one may have an inside spread of inches or greater. This brochure when signed and in your possession, serves as a permit for all 2016 2017 refuge hunts, angling, and camping. Please be sure to see the official regulations for specific parish information before hunting. Pursuant to act 169 of the 1988 regular session of the legislature, the louisiana wildlife and fisheries commission has adopted monetary values which are assigned to all illegally taken, possessed, general hunting information injured or destroyed fish, wild birds, wild. Licensed to youtube by audiam label on behalf of emv.
From the beginning of the season until a designated date, archery is the only legal method of harvesting a deer. Monsters in southwest louisiana, louisiana swamp man charlie ledoux hunts big alligators. Officials with the louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries ldwf want to assure louisiana residents they can still hunt and fish during the covid19 pandemic. A record wet year in 2017 resulting in a population increase into 2018. Opening day of dove season is one of the most anticipated and popular hunting days of the year for many mississippians. Droughts in 2009, 2011 and 2012 reduced populations into 2015 or 2016. Located just south of macon ga, gum log is the place to visit for fishing and hunting in georgia. Hunting, fishing, and public use regulations are designed to provide. Louisiana hunting seasons, 20182019 hunting season hq. Smith was the spokesman for wildlife and fisheries wildlife division and laid out the 20162017 season dates and. Everything you need to plan your louisiana hunting trips for 2020. If you are interested in alternative lodging accommodations other than our onsite trailer house, we recommend the lbanca albergo the bank hotel which is located about 10 miles from our hunting operations in lake arthur, louisiana.
Turkey hunting, research, and management louisiana. Pursuant to act 169 of the 1988 regular session of the legislature, the louisiana wildlife and fisheries commission has adopted monetary values which are assigned to all illegally taken, possessed, general hunting information injured or destroyed fish, wild birds, wild quadrupeds and other wildlife and aquatic life. The biologist reported louisiana hunters averaged only. Hunters, anglers, and campers sixteen years of age and older are required to have a refuge permit. Come and enjoy all types of outdoor activities, but what do we specialize in. With hunting season winding down, ldwf taking comments on. Among them, the commission voted to return the daily bag limit of teal back to six for the early teal season in september. If theres one animal thats more fun than a barrel of monkeys, its the otter, whos got it all over the dog, chimp, elephant and horse for intelligence and friendliness, if youll take the word of mr. A public comment period has been scheduled for the states hunters to weigh in on the proposals for the 201920 and 202021 hunting seasons.
After one of the more difficult hunting seasons in recent years in 20162017, hunters had a lot to look forward to in central mississippi for the. Charlie schwartz who have been raising the little animals for several years in the backyard of their home, 761 jefferson. Wisconsin deer hunting regulations wi dnr state of wisconsin. Turkey hunting season begins saturday april 4 in louisiana and the louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries ldwf wants to remind hunters to use social distancing practices due to the coronavirus pandemic. Below are the seasons and bag limits for most hunting and trapping seasons for from july 1, 2019 through june 30, 2020. Hunting rules, regulations, season schedules for 201617. Louisiana trophy alligator hunting at its best, morning gator hunt, hunt trophy gator s for three days with lodging, all meals and with afternoon activities such as whitetail deer hunting, wild hog, teal duck or dove hunting. The pamphlet contains hunting rules, regulations and season dates for the 201617 season, including hunting information on ldwfs wildlife management areas and louisiana s federal. Got an 8 point on the 2018 deer season opening weekend. Waterfowl season 20192020 the louisiana wildlife and fisheries commission have set the duck hunting and other migratory bird hunting season dates for the 20192020 season. The louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries ldwf is available for viewing or download here. Check out proposed 20192020 louisiana hunting seasons. It is the responsibility of the hunter to be aware of applicable federal regulations on federal lands forest service, national recreation areas, etc. Below we have the data in web format so it is easily accessible.
Louisiana deer hunting season mandates different weapons for particular parts of the hunting season. Official louisiana hunting regulations 2016 2016 book. Getting to be that time of the year where all i can think about is getting back in the blind. Hunting with a bow or crossbow fitted with an infrared, laser sight, electrically operated sight or device specifically designed to enhance vision at night does not include nonprojecting red dot sights. Hunting seasons and application dates with a broad diversity of species and seasons, all hunters in nebraska can have a busy year. Hunting turkey within 200 yards of a baited area see above definition of baited area. Season dates and bag limits ohio department of natural. There is also general information on the different hunting seasons for a wide range of wild game species. Amended for fiscal years 2016 2017 and 2017 2018 as amended by acts 25 and 26 of the 2016 first extraordinary session of the louisiana legislature, the second amendment weekend sales tax holiday provides for a two percent exemption from the state sales tax on purchases of eligible items for the period from july 1, 2016, through june 30, 2018. The louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries is responsible for managing and protecting louisianas abundant natural resources. June 23, 2016 the louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries ldwf has released its 201617 hunting regulations pamphlet online at the ldwf website.
Dec 19, 2016 open season is just a few weeks away for most of the us. Seasons and regulations louisiana department of wildlife. The state of louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries issued the 2016 2017 deer hunting dates earlier in 2016. Shooting hours are onehalf hour before sunrise to onehalf hour after sunset. Louisiana gobblers on government land louisiana sportsman. Jan 27, 2017 a compilation of duck hunts from 2016 2017 season. Louisiana turkey hunting season opens april 4 new in pictures. Dec 06, 2016 the state of louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries issued the 2016 2017 deer hunting dates earlier in 2016. Proposed seasons issued by state wildlife division staff then amended by lwfc. Army corps of engineers, in partnership with the ldwf has revised the 201220 bonnet carre spillway hunting season rules and regulations. We have a lot to look forward to this season and couldnt be more excited to capture it on film and. Its an exciting time of year for veteran hunters and beginners alike.
It is unlawful to hunt wildlife, except foxes, crows and coyotes, on sundays. Jan 30, 2016 with hunting season winding down, ldwf taking comments on upcoming season. See hunting and trapping guide for counties open to fall turkey hunting. During louisiana muzzleloader hunting season, legal primitive firearms for special primitive firearms season include. The louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries ldwf reminds anyone using coastal wildlife management areas wma with designated limited access areas laas that operation of boats with internal combustion engines, within those laas, is restricted throughout the 201011 fall and winter waterfowl hunting season. Shooting nutria extends hunting seasons louisiana sportsman.
One eithersex turkey per permit, maximum of 2 to firearm deer hunting. Take of live wild turkeys or their eggs from the wild. Louisiana hunting season offers a wide variety of experiences. Hunting seasons and application dates nebraska game and. Licensed trappers may hold in captivity life furbearers caught legally during season. The louisiana department of wildlife and fisheries ldwf will hold public hearings for the proposed 202021 and 202122 hunting seasons beginning tuesday, feb. The daily bag limit is 8 squirrels, with a possession limit of 24. About 490,000 deer in 2017, down slightly from 500,000 deer in 2016. Open season is just a few weeks away for most of the us. Click here to view the upcoming season s regulations. Possession of captive live wild turkeys or their eggs, regardless of origin, without a valid game breeder license. It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites.
The next regular commission meeting of the louisiana wildlife and fisheries commission will be held at 9. According to jonathan bordelon, deer study leader, the 20152016 deer harvest was up nearly 22 percent from previous seasons, but down slightly 9 percent in 20162017, when relying on the reporting system data only. Louisiana offers a very detailed alligator hunt as well. A separate turkey license is needed for the spring and fall turkey season. Residentgame hunting season dates mostly unchanged nation.942 707 442 403 170 505 148 1210 373 704 521 1117 1286 1516 32 1398 432 1530 67 48 173 386 1474 420 598 1590 1059 1366 986 839 1344 1578 57 841 349 1069 1005 651 1301 371 246 1430