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Report Your Turkey Harvest

Remember—within 72 hours of harvesting a turkey, you must validate the harvest either by phone (844.LACHECK or 844.522.4325) or online.

Tunica Hills WMA Closed to All Other Activities during Youth Deer Hunting and Turkey Hunting Weekends

Tunica Hills WMA is CLOSED TO ALL ACTIVITIES except as permitted for youth deer hunting and turkey hunting on the weekends these seasons are in progress. Upcoming closure dates: March 27-28 and April 2-3, 10-11, 17-18, and 24-25, 2021.

Boating Education Lagniappe Day Slated for April 24

LDWF is hosting the 10th annual Boating Education Lagniappe Day on April 24, 2021, at eight different locations across the state. We will provide the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) boating education course and certification, food and drinks, giveaways, and door prizes, all free of charge to the public. Register online.

How Can You Help Feed the Hungry in Louisiana?

Help feed the hungry in your community. Check "Yes" to donate to Hunters for the Hungry when you buy your fishing or hunting license.

Elmer's Island Reopened March 5

LDWF reopened Elmer’s Island Wildlife Refuge on Friday, March 5, 2021, with several improvements including a beach shuttle service.

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