Hunting

Ouachita Parish Man Cited for Possession of Spotted Fawn

Release Date: 06/25/2010

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited a Ouachita Parish man for allegedly possessing a spotted fawn on June 21.

Agents received a complaint that Danny Underwood, 45, of West Monroe, had a spotted fawn inside a mobile home in the Bawcomville community.  Agents made contact with Underwood and he admitted to catching the fawn earlier in the day.  The fawn was seized and released to the LDWF Wildlife Division.

The penalty for possessing a spotted fawn is a fine up to $750 and jail time between 15 and 30 days.

Agents involved in the case were Sgt. Duane Taylor and Agent Scott Bullitt.

For more information, contact Capt. Alan Bankston at abankston@wlf.la.gov or 318-362-3139.

2010-E37

FUN Camp

 Families Understanding Nature Camp

FUN means Families Understanding Nature and offers parents and their children an opportunity to spend a weekend in the outdoors, re-establishing bonds and honing outdoor skills.

They participate in a variety of activities (shooting, fishing, canoeing, camping, and ecology) to develop a greater appreciation for the outdoors, become more comfortable in an outdoor environment and have fun. Children must be between 10 and 13 years old to attend. There are no facilities for children younger than 10 years old.

Father/Child FUN Camp----March 8-10, 2019

Mother/Child FUN Camp—October 11-13, 2019

ACTIVITIES

Rifle Shooting
Firearm safety and marksmanship will be reviewed. Actual shooting of .22 caliber rifles will be conducted under an instructor's supervision. All firearms, ammunition, targets and safety equipment will be provided.

Shotgun Shooting
Firearm safety and marksmanship will be reviewed. Actual shooting of 20 gauge shotguns will be conducted under an instructor's supervision. All firearms, ammunition, targets and safety equipment will be provided.

Archery
Learn basic archery fundamentals. Practice what you have learned by shooting arrows with a bow under an instructor's supervision. All bows, arrows, targets and safety equipment provided.

Canoeing
Learn the basics of canoe handling and safety. Then take a canoe trip, and visit a real beaver dam, around beautiful Indian Creek Reservoir with one of our instructors. Canoes, paddles and Personal Flotation Devices furnished.

Fishing
The basics of fishing - rods and reels, baits, tackle and accessories will be covered. The instructor will provide tips on casting and where to find fish. There will be plenty of time to wet a hook. All the fishing gear will be provided, or feel free to bring your own.

Compass Reading
Learn how to use a compass and try your hand on a simple compass course. Parents and children work together to learn basic orienteering skills.

Nature Study Hike
Our instructor will lead you on a hike. You'll identify some plants and animals, collect and identify some aquatic organisms and learn how to improve your observation skills. Tips and ideas will be given on how to have a safe and enjoyable hike and some things to do on your hike.

Camping
Saturday night all participants will camp out and cook supper and breakfast. Instructors will guide you in setting up a camp, building a fire, cooking and clean up. Tents and cooking gear will be provided.

For more information on Father/Child Families Understanding Nature Camp, contact Theresa Cross @ 337-491-2575 or email tcross@wlf.la.gov and Taylor Stevens @ 985-882-9601 or email tdstevens@wlf.la.gov for Mother/Child Families Understanding Nature Camp or Families Understanding Nature Camp.

Non-Resident Hunter Ed Deferral (5 days)

Grouping: 
Hunting Fees
Fees
Non-Resident: 
$110.00
Description: 

Non-resident deferral license is valid for five consecutive calendar days and is in lieu of Non-resident Basic Season, Big Game, Bow, Primitive Firearm, LADuck, Turkey and WMA Hunting Permit.

Non-Resident La. Native Duck

Grouping: 
Hunting Fees
Fees
Non-Resident: 
$5.50
Description: 

5 days.

Non-Resident La. Native Turkey Trip

Grouping: 
Hunting Fees
Fees
Non-Resident: 
$5.50
Description: 

5 days.

Non-Resident La. Native Primitive Firearm Trip

Grouping: 
Hunting Fees
Fees
Non-Resident: 
$10.50
Description: 

5 days.

Non-Resident La. Native Bow Trip

Grouping: 
Hunting Fees
Fees
Non-Resident: 
$10.50
Description: 

5 days.

Non-Resident La. Native Big Game Trip

Grouping: 
Hunting Fees
Fees
Non-Resident: 
$14.00
Description: 

5 days. Required of all deer, turkey and bobcat hunters in addition to Basic Season License.

Louisiana Native Non-Resident Basic Trip

Grouping: 
Hunting Fees
Fees
Non-Resident: 
$15.00
Description: 

5 days, excluding Big Game

Hunting Preserve (Oct. 1 - April 30)

Grouping: 
Hunting Fees
Fees
Non-Resident: 
$15.00
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