Hunting In Louisiana


Louisiana This Sportsman's Paradise as is promoted on the states license plates truly lives up to the hype. Louisiana is well known for being the wintering ground for waterfowl as well as the place to hunt alligators. Other opportunities such as whitetail deer and hog hunting round out the exceptional hunting experience. For Landowners, there is opportunity to draw hunters from both in and outstate that are looking to experience the well-known hunting.



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Below are some of the featured public hunting listings in the state of Louisiana that are available on HLRBO as well as contact information for the Department of Natural Resources in Louisiana should you have any questions about regulations or licensing.




Louisiana Featured Listings


3,500 Acres Louisiana
1 Louisiana 70631
Cameron, LA 70631

3,500 Acres of Prime Duck Hunting in the SW Coastal Marshes.
3500 Acres
Big Game Hunting (Deer, Elk, Bear, etc..)
Small Game & Furbearer Hunting (Badger, Fox, etc..)
Trapping
Waterfowl Hunting
Upland Bird Hunting (Quail, Pheasant, Grouse, etc..)



Pearl River WMA

District 9, LA

Pearl River WMA is located in Madison County near Canton. From Jackson, go north on Hwy 25 appoximately 18 miles to Hwy 43. Take Hwy 43 north approximately 6 miles. The WMA entrance is located on the right. If you have any questions regarding Pearl River WMA call 601-469-1918.
100 Acres



West Bay WMA
Bay City Rd
Oakdale, LA 71463

West Bay Wildlife Management Area is located in north-central Allen Parish near Elizabeth. State highways and parish roads leading to the area accompanied with timber company roads make West Bay very accessible. The majority of the area boundaries are as follows: south of Louisiana Highway 10, north of Louisiana Highway 26, east of Turner Road, and west of River Road. West Bay is 56,000 acres in size and is entirely privately owned. The lease, which is obtained from timber companies and private individuals without charge to the State, gives the Department the right only to manage wildlife. The terrain is generally flat. Approximately one-third of the area can be considered a baygall habitat and is poorly drained. The remaining area has fairly good drainage. The only major flowing stream is Mill Creek. The forest cover is composed of pine plantations with scattered hardwoods along streambeds. There are some pine-hardwood stands located on the edge of the baygall areas. The most common hardwood species are water oak, white oak, red oak, willow oak, cow oak, blackgum, beech, hickory. Flowering dogwood, redbay, sweetleaf, and sweetgum are important overstory species found on the area. The understory composition varies with the timber type. In the baygall portions, some of the more common and valuable species found are yaupon, rattan, arrowwood, smilax, and deciduous holly. The understory in the pine plantations is primarily blackberry, dewberry, huckleberry, smilax, and numerous annual legumes and grasses. Game species hunted on the area are squirrel, rabbit, deer, dove, woodcock, and turkey. The area offers excellent bow hunting opportunities for deer. Furbearer trapping is allowed during trapping season. Two primitive camping areas are maintained on the area. Self-clearing permits are required to access West Bay. Eight permit stations are located around the WMA.
58212 Acres



Louisiana DNR Information


LA State DNR

Address: P.O. Box 98000
#1 Sportsmans Lane
Baton Rouge, LA  70898

Phone #: (225) 765-2800
Website: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/hunting


Louisiana Hunter Safety Course


Hunter safety courses are required in most states in order to purchase a hunting license. Follow the link below to take a certified hunter safety course online for Louisiana.

Louisiana Hunter Safety Course