Licenses

Fox/Coyote Hunting Preserves

Permit : 
Fox/Coyote Hunting Preserves
Price: 
Varies
Description: 

Contact Mike Perot (Southern Region) at (225) 765-2360 or Jeff Taverner (Northern Region) at (318) 343-4044

Firewood Cutting on WMAs

Permit : 
Firewood Cutting on WMAs
Price: 
No Fee
Description: 

Available at Alexandria or Monroe Region Office, Aug. – Sept.

Contact Fred Hagaman @ 318-487-5633 fhagaman@wlf.la.gov

Firewood harvesting areas are currently located on Dewey Wills WMA in LaSalle Parish, Boeuf WMA in Caldwell Parish, and Ouachita WMA in Ouachita Parish. There is no fee for a permit to cut firewood on a WMA however one must possess a basic hunting license. Firewood cutting is typically permitted August through October when no firearm hunting seasons are in progress. The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is not responsible for any injuries occurring or resulting from any actions during the firewood harvest operations, all permit holders must sign an indemnity agreement. WMA firewood harvesting is for personal use only, no commercial operations or sale of the firewood is allowed.

Fill Material

Permit : 
Fill Material
Price: 
See Application Form
Description: 

Complete application and consent form and return to LDWF

Field Trial

Permit : 
Field Trial
Price: 
No Fee
Description: 

Available from Regional Office

Falconry Permit

Permit : 
Falconry Permit
Price: 
$25.00
Description: 

Application available from regional office or website

Disabled Hunter License

Permit : 
Disabled Hunter License
Price: 
No Fee
Description: 

Available from the Monroe, Alexandria, Opelousas, Lake Charles and Baton Rouge offices. Contact Information

Louisiana Native Licenses

LA. NATIVE LICENSES are available at any LA license vendor. An original or certified copy of an original birth certificate is required at the time of purchase.

LICENSES AT SPECIAL RATES

Persons born in Louisiana who are not residents may purchase LA. Native Hunting privileges that are valid for 5 consecutive days. La. Native Hunting licenses are available only at a license vendor and in person. The applicant must present an original or certified original birth certificate from DHH, with seal and picture ID.

Hunting 5 day(Excludes deer & turkey)

$15.00

BG Game 5 day(Required for deer & turkey)

$14.00

Bow 5 day

$10.50

Muzzle 5 day

$10.50

Turkey 5 day

$ 5.50

Duck 5 day

$ 5.50

Trapper Licenses

Trapper: No person shall set or run traps of any type to catch furbearers during the open trapping season without a current trapping license. No person shall sell pelts or carcasses of furbearers without a current trapping license. (This includes bobcat, raccoon and/or opossum hunters selling pelts and/or meat.) Every fur trapper must at all times have his current trapping license in possession while trapping or selling pelts or carcasses.

Fur Buyer: No person shall buy whole nongame quadrupeds for the purpose of pelting, carcasses of furbearing animals, raw furs or skins from fur trappers, alligator hunters, alligator farmers, fur buyers or fur dealers and sell within the state without a current fur buyer's license in his possession while conducting business.

Fur Dealer: No person shall buy whole nongame quadrupeds for the purpose of pelting, carcasses of furbearing animals, raw furs or skins from fur trappers, alligator hunters, alligator farmers, fur buyers or fur dealers and ship or export these furs or skins from the state without a current fur dealer's license in his possession while conducting business.

LICENSE FEE
TRAPPER  
 Resident: under 15 yrs. of age   

 $ 5

 Resident: 15 yrs. of age or older     

 $ 25

 Non - Resident     

 $ 200

FUR BUYER

 

 Resident

 $ 25

 Non - Resident

 $ 100

FUR DEALER  
 Resident ($500 deposit required) 

 $ 150

 Non-Resident ($1,000 deposit required) 

 $ 300

NON-GAME QUADRUPED  
 Breeder  

 $ 25

 Exhibitor 

 $ 10

 

Lifetime Licenses

Lifetime licenses are available by mail or at the Baton Rouge office only. Applicants are required to have lived in Louisiana for the immediate twelve months prior to making application to qualify for resident rates.

Resident applicants must provide a copy of a valid Louisiana driver's license and one of the  the following:

  • Current voter's registration card
  • Louisiana vehicle registration in your name
  • Copy of 2 immediate previous years Louisiana Tax return marked "received" by Louisiana Department of Revenue and Taxation.

A certified original birth certificate from Department of Health must accompany all applications for those under the age of 18 and a copy of both parent's driver license. Birth certificates will not be returned.

Lifetime hunting and lifetime combination hunting and fishing licenses include basic hunting, big game hunting, muzzleloader, bow hunting, state duck license, turkey license, and WMA Hunting Permit.

Lifetime fishing includes freshwater and saltwater.

PLEASE ALLOW 3 WEEKS PROCESSING TIME.

Lifetime gear licenses are available for 10 times annual fee.

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