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Some high quality deer can be found on the Atchafalaya Delta WMA in south central Louisiana, making it a popular destination for hunters.

Coastal Wildlife Management Areas

September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will conduct a lottery to award alligator tags to the general public later this summer. Applications for the lottery must be postmarked by July 5, 2015, to be eligible for the random drawing.

LDWF announces 2015 alligator lottery hunts

Applications must be submitted by July 15; hunts will be conducted Aug. 26 - Oct. 1
May 13, 2015 at 3:29pm
The 2013-14 deer harvest on the state’s vast WMAs was a banner season with 3,230 bucks and 2,422 does killed by hunters flocking to the public areas.

2014-15 WMA forecast

What can you do if you aren’t in a hunting club? Well, the state’s WMAs offer fantastic hunting opportunities. Here are some suggestions.
September 01, 2014 at 7:00am

LWFC approves various upcoming hunting seasons, rules and regs

Modifications to some deer area boundaries included, LDWF says
April 07, 2014 at 2:40pm
This huge deer was killed by Winnsboro’s Eric Davis on Dec. 29 while he was hunting on Buckhorn WMA.

2013-14 WMA Forecast

The state’s wildlife management areas offer thousands of acres of prime hunting opportunities, but which ones are best? Here’s all you need to know to schedule out your hunting season.
September 01, 2013 at 7:00am
During the rut, bucks will follow does for days and travel many miles until they are receptive.

2012-13 WMA Forecast

It’s time to start planning your hunting season, so here’s a look at what the wildlife management areas across the state have to offer.
September 01, 2012 at 7:00am
Avid rabbit hunters should find success this season on Ben’s Creek WMA.

Things looking up for coastal WMAs

September 22, 2010 at 4:18pm