Deer Season 2016-17

Deer Season 2016-17

 

DEER HUNTING SCHEDULES

Shooting hours are one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.

Consult Wildlife Management Area and Federal Land schedules for specific regulations and dates on those areas.

 

POSSESSION LIMIT                                                          DAILY  BAG LIMITS

6 per season, not to exceed                                        1 antlered and 1 antlerless (when legal)

3 antlered OR 4 antlerless per season

2016/17 Deer Hunting Schedules

 

2016/17 Deer Hunting Schedules

 

Deer Area 1

 

Either-Sex

Archery

Oct. 1 - Jan. 31

Primitive Firearms

Nov. 12 - 18

Jan. 23 - 31

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Nov. 19 - Dec. 9

Jan. 9 - 22

Firearms (With or Without Dogs)

Dec. 10 - Jan. 8

 

Deer Area 2

 

Either-Sex

Archery

Oct. 1 - Jan. 31

Primitive Firearms

Oct. 22 – 28

Jan. 16 - 22

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Oct. 29 - Dec. 7

Firearms (With or Without Dogs)

Dec. 8 - Jan. 15

 

 

Deer Area 3

 

Either-Sex

Archery

Sept. 17 - Jan. 15

Primitive Firearms

Oct. 8 - 14

Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Oct. 15 - Nov. 27

Dec. 3 - Jan. 8

 

Deer Area 4

 

Either-Sex

Bucks Only

Archery (Either-sex, unless a Bucks Only firearms season is in progress)

Oct. 1 - Jan. 31

 

Primitive Firearms

Nov. 12-18

Jan. 23 - 29

Jan. 30 - 31

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Nov. 19 - 20

Nov. 25-27

Dec. 3 - 4

Jan. 14 - 15

Jan. 21 - 22

Nov. 21 - 24

Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

Dec. 5 – 9

Jan. 9 - 13

Jan. 16 - 20

Firearms (With or Without Dogs)

Dec. 10 - 11

Dec. 17 - 18

Dec. 24 - 25

Jan. 7 - 8

Dec. 12 - 16

Dec. 19 - 23

Dec. 26 - Jan. 6

 

Deer Area 5

 

Either-Sex

Bucks Only

Archery (Either-sex, unless a Bucks Only firearms season is in progress)

Oct. 16 - Feb. 15

Oct. 1-15

Primitive Firearms

Jan. 23 - 29

 

Nov. 12 - 18

Jan. 30 - 31

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Nov. 25 - 27

Nov. 19 - 24

Nov. 28 - Dec. 9

Firearms (With or Without Dogs)

Dec. 10 - 11

Dec. 31 - Jan. 1

Jan. 14 - 15

 

Dec. 12 - 30

Jan. 2 - 13

Jan. 16 - 22

 

Deer Area 6

 

Either-Sex

Bucks Only

Archery (Either-sex, unless a Bucks Only firearms season is in progress)

Oct. 16 - Feb. 15

Oct. 1-15

Primitive Firearms

Nov. 12 - 18

Jan. 23 -31

 

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Nov. 19 - Dec. 9

 

Firearms (With or Without Dogs)

Dec. 10 - Jan. 22

 

 

Deer Area 7

 

Either-Sex

Bucks Only

Archery (Either-sex, unless a Bucks Only firearms season is in progress)

Oct. 1 - Jan. 31

 

Primitive Firearms

Oct. 8 – 14

Nov. 5 - 11

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Oct. 15 - 16

Nov. 19 - 20

Nov. 25 - 27

Oct. 17 - Nov. 4

Nov. 12 - 18

Nov. 21 - 24

Firearms (With or Without Dogs)

Dec. 31 - Jan. 1

Nov. 28 - Dec. 30

Deer Area 8

 

Either-Sex

Archery

Sept. 17- Jan. 15

Primitive Firearms

Oct. 8 - 14

Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Oct. 15 - Nov. 27

Firearms (With or Without Dogs)

Dec. 3 - Jan. 8

       

 

Deer Area 9

 

Either-Sex

Bucks Only

Archery (Either-sex, unless a Bucks Only firearms season is in progress)

Oct. 16 - Feb. 15

Oct. 1-15

Primitive Firearms

Jan. 23 - 29

 

Nov. 12 - 18

Jan. 30 - 31

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Nov. 25 - 27

Nov. 19 - 24

Nov. 28 - Dec. 9

Firearms (With or Without Dogs)

Dec. 10 - 11

Dec. 31 - Jan. 1

Jan. 14 - 15

 

Dec. 12 - 30

Jan. 2 - 13

Jan. 16 - 22

 

Deer Area 10

 

Either-Sex

Bucks Only

Archery (Either-sex, unless a Bucks Only firearms season is in progress)

Sept. 17- Jan. 15

 

Primitive Firearms

Oct. 8 - 14

Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)

Oct. 15 - 16

Nov. 12 - 13

Nov. 25 - 27

Dec. 31 - Jan. 1

Oct. 17 - Nov. 11

Nov. 14 - 24

Dec. 3 - 30

Jan. 2 - 8

*For more details on the 2016-17 deer season, refer to the 2016-2017 Louisiana Hunting Regulations