The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has rolled out its Text-to-Tag program as a new tool for hunters to tag the deer and turkeys they harvest directly from the field using their smartphones.

You can now tag, validate and receive your confirmation number all in a few quick, easy steps. If you want to learn more about how to use this convenient system, LDWF is offering several ways to assist you.

  1. Visit our website at for information and training videos.
  2. Attend our upcoming online virtual training on Nov. 1 beginning at 6 p.m. Go to to register if you would like to attend.
  3. Attend one of the in-person trainings at one of the following locations:


Woodworth Education Center

661 Robinson Bridge Road

Woodworth, LA 71485

Nov. 3, 5-6 p.m.


Minden Field Office

9961 Hwy 80
Minden, LA 71055

Nov. 8, 5-6 p.m.


Lafayette Field Office

200 Dulles Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506

Nov. 9, 6-6:30 p.m.

 4. Visit or call any LDWF field office and request in-person instruction. Field office location and contact information can be found on our website at