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Memorial Day Office Closure

LDWF Offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

2021 Bass Tournament Results

LDWF announces the Louisiana Annual Tournament Report and Information Project (LATRIP). LATRIP is a pilot project compiling voluntarily submitted bass tournament data. The report tracks several metrics, such as the average number of bass weighed per boat, the average bag weight per boat, the percentage of boats with 10+ pound bags, etc., and compares the results for different waterbodies.

Today is Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day

Today is Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day to promote the use of life jackets. Brian Kelly is a proud supporter of Louisiana safe boating initiatives and knows the importance of wearing a life jacket while boating. (pictured are Major Clay Marques, the states boating law administrator, Brian Kelly, and Lt. Tim Fox, LDWF’s boating education coordinator). #wearyourlifejacketatworkday @boatingcampaign.

Understanding Commercial and Recreational License Changes

LDWF is implementing a new fee structure for hunting and fishing licenses and boat registrations. The new fee structure streamlines the old process, reducing the number of licenses required for hunters and anglers.

Display Your Hunting/Fishing License on LA Wallet

Citizens with a Louisiana Driver’s License or State ID can now use LA Wallet to display their purchased LDWF licenses on their smartphone.

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Upcoming Events


Boater Education Class - Jefferson Parish


Public Hearing on CWD Notice of Intent Affecting Franklin, Madison, and Tensas Parishes


Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Meeting


Hunter Education Class - Grant Parish