Louisiana DWF Announces Youth Lottery Deer Hunts on State Wildlife Management Areas

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Louisiana DWF Announces Youth Lottery Deer Hunts on State Wildlife Management Areas
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

LouisianaThe Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Wildlife Division is accepting lottery hunt applications for youth deer hunters wishing to participate in youth lottery deer hunts available on Buckhorn, Dewey W. Wills, Floy Ward McElroy, Richard K. Yancey, and Sherburne Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) during the 2015-16 season.

Additionally the Coastal and Non-Game Resources Division is accepting lottery hunt applications for youth deer hunts on Atchafalaya Delta and Point-Aux-Chenes WMAs.

Applications are available on the LDWF website and displayed via this link: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/hunting/lottery-hunts. The Wildlife Division WMA youth hunt application is displayed under the DEER category and is to be used for the youth hunts offered on Buckhorn, Dewey W. Wills, Floy Ward McElroy, Richard K. Yancey, and Sherburne WMAs. The Coastal and Non-Game Resources Division applications are displayed under the DEER – COASTAL WMAs category for Atchafalaya Delta and Point-Aux-Chenes WMAs.

These special hunts are restricted to youth hunters only, to be selected through the lottery application process. These hunts offer the opportunity for selected hunters to experience an enjoyable, high-quality experience on these WMAs.

Details on the qualifications, application requirements, and dates of the hunts are listed on the application forms.

Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4. The application form, along with a $5 administrative fee payment, must be sent to the specific address listed on the application form. For more information on Wildlife Division youth hunts, contact Steve Smith at 225-765-2359 or [email protected] .

For information on Coastal and Non-Game Resources Division youth hunts, contact Lance Campbell at 337-373-0032 or [email protected]