Many hunts available for kids & parents
Parents should begin making plans now for the upcoming youth seasons. Youth hunt information along with hunter education class information can be obtained from the department’s Web site at www.wlf.louisiana.gov or by contacting the Hunter Education Staff at the regional wildlife offices.
Because LDWF wants to encourage young people to enjoy hunting and to develop a lifelong love of outdoor sports, the department does not require Louisiana or non-resident hunters under the age of 16 to purchase a hunting license when hunting in Louisiana.
For most of the Louisiana youth lottery and special season hunts, anyone under the age of 16 is eligible to participate.
Some of the youth hunts available during the 2007-08 season are:
•Youth squirrel hunting weekend on several WMAs
•Youth deer hunting weekend on private lands
•Youth deer hunting weekend(s) on many WMAs
•Special youth lottery deer hunts on Sherburne, Buckhorn, Dewey Wills, Floy Ward McElroy, Lake Boeuf, Pointe-Aux-Chenes WMAs
•Special youth dove hunt on Floy Ward McElroy and Sandy Hollow WMAs
•Youth statewide waterfowl hunting weekend in both hunting zones
•Special youth lottery duck hunts on Sherburne, Bayou Pierre, Elbow Slough, and Ouachita WMAs
•Youth turkey hunt weekend on private lands
•Special youth turkey hunts on many WMAs
•During the statewide muzzleloader deer season in each area, youth hunters may use a 20-gauge shotgun using slugs only for hunting deer
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
Starring in a feature-length film at the age of 16 may seem like a big deal to most...
Although Luling native Tammy Faucheux had already had three healthy children, it...
Proposed changes to the St. Charles Parish Home Rule Charter that would have...
Stanley Wajda, who spent the last seven months as paid fire chief of the Hahnville...
David Walters knew something was terribly wrong with him after he threw up at work...
Charges have been reduced against an 18-year-old Metairie man who was arrested in...
Dealership Service without Dealership Prices. We service all domestic & foreign cars, trucks & SUV's. We are certified by ASE, ICAR and AAA for your peace of mind.
Go nutty for seeds harvested in Des Allemands swamp - 1290 views
Those fields of lily pads are more than just fish magnets — they’re a source of some of great food. Here’s how one Des Allemands resident takes advantage of the bounty.