The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is now accepting applications for 2016 turkey season lottery hunts on state wildlife management areas.

Regular turkey lottery hunts will be held on 10 WMAs and youth lottery hunts will be conducted on 14 WMAs, but the deadline for application submission is Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.

The 2016 wild turkey season will open March 26 on private lands in three designated areas with varying end of season dates as follows: Area A, March 26 - April 24; Area B, March 26 - April 17; and Area C, March 26 - April 10.

The statewide youth and physically challenged hunter weekend for private lands will be March 19-20. 

To get an application for adult and youth hunts, click here. The forms list all lottery hunt dates and locations.

For more information, contact Cody Cedotal via email here or call 225-765-2361.