Aug 16, 2010 4:54 PM by Melissa Canone
The 2010-11 Hunting Regulations pamphlet is available on the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Web site at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/hunting/regulations.
The pamphlet includes the 2010-11 Wildlife Management Area (WMA) regulations, WMA lottery hunts and physically challenged hunts, deer season dates, mandatory deer tagging information, and information on license fees and types. The booklet also includes the season dates and bag limits for quail, rabbit, squirrel and migratory game birds.
Printed copies of the 2010-11 Hunting Regulations booklet will be available beginning the week of Aug. 16 and found at local hunting license vendors and LDWF field offices. For contact information and addresses of the local LDWF field offices, please visit http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/contactus/contact.cfm?id=11 or call 225-765-2800.
L.D.W.F. ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA LOTTERY HUNTS
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is accepting applications for lottery hunts to be held on several Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) this upcoming hunting season.
LDWF is sponsoring the hunts to provide a quality outdoor experience for the various hunters. Youth, physically challenged, physically challenged wheelchair confined and general lottery hunts will be conducted. For the second consecutive year a youth lottery squirrel hunt will be conducted on Floy W. McElroy WMA.
Successful participants in the hunts will be selected by a randomized computer drawing. Applications for the lottery must be submitted to LDWF before close of business on the date listed on the application. Rules and regulations pertaining to the hunts are also included on the application. A $5 administrative fee will be charged to each applicant.
Applications and more information may be obtained by contacting your local LDWF office or by visiting the LDWF Web site at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/hunting/regulations/wma/lotteryhunts.
Completed applications may be delivered in person to Room 445 of the LDWF Headquarters Building located at 2000 Quail Dr. in Baton Rouge or by mail. The mailing address is: Wildlife Division WMA Lotteries, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898 to the attention of the lottery application title. For more information, contact Randy Myers at 225-765-2359.
LOUISIANA CRAB TASK FORCE TO MEET
The Louisiana Crab Task Force will meet on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the Louisiana Room of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) headquarters building located at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge.
Agenda items will include: progress in MSC certification; impacts of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the LA Crab Industry; and an update on the National Seafood Marketing Board.
The Crab Task Force is an industry advisory group comprised of fishermen, soft crab shedders, and dealers and processors, as well as state agency and university representatives. The task force, established by Act No. 57 of the 2001 regular legislative session, advises the LDWF and the Wildlife and Fisheries Commission on matters pertaining to the management and development of the Louisiana crab industry.