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Aug 12, 2014 11:40 AM by Dave Fields

LDWF Youth Waterfowl Hunts next month at White Lake Conservation Area

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is now accepting applications for the 2014 youth waterfowl lottery hunts on White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area (WCA) in Vermilion Parish.

Scheduled for Nov. 8 and 9, the free LDWF-sponsored hunts provide as a quality experience for young waterfowl hunters. Participants in the hunts will be determined by a lottery drawing.

Applications for the lottery should be submitted to LDWF before close of business on Sept. 11, 2014. One applicant will be selected based on the Office of Wildlife's seven field office geographic coverage areas, plus one participant selected from the state at large. To be eligible, applicants must be 15 years of age or younger on the date of the hunt they select. Selected hunters must be accompanied in the blind by a parent or guardian, although the youth will be the only one permitted to possess a firearm.

Applications may be obtained by contacting any of LDWF's field offices or by visiting the LDWF website at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/refuge/lottery-applications . Completed applications may be delivered in person to Room 422 of the LDWF headquarter building at 2000 Quail Drive in Baton Rouge, or sent by mail to:

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Attention: White Lake Youth Waterfowl Hunt
2000 Quail Drive, Room 422
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana's abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.louisiana.gov on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ldwffb or follow us on Twitter @LDWF.

For more information on White Lake WCA youth waterfowl hunts, contact Wayne Sweeney at 337-536-9400, ext. 1 or wsweeney@wlf.la.gov.

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