The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) adopted notices of intent for the 2021-22 and 2022-23 hunting seasons, 2021-22 general and Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) hunting seasons and rules and regulations, 2022 general and WMA turkey hunting season and rules and regulations and 2021-22 migratory bird hunting season and rules and regulations at its January meeting Thursday (Jan. 7) in Baton Rouge.

The notices of intent include proposed hunting season dates and regulation changes from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for the upcoming hunting seasons and provide for a public comment period.

 Some of the proposed changes include:















To view the full notice of intent and all proposed hunting season dates and regulation changes for the upcoming hunting seasons, go to

Public comment will be accepted through 9 p.m. on March 4, 2021. It will also be accepted at LWFC monthly meetings from now through March 4. Comments may be submitted directly to Tommy Tuma, LDWF Wildlife Division, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA. 70898-9000 or 225-765-2349 or by e-mail at

LDWF will also hold a public meeting on the NOI via Zoom at a date and time to be announced at the February Commission meeting.

For more information, contact Tommy Tuma at 225-765-2349 or