LDWF announces cancellation, postponement of several events

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, several events affiliated with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) have been either cancelled or postponed, including all hunter education classes through April 30.

Other cancellations or postponements include the Big Bass Rodeo at New Orleans City Park (March 28), the Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop at Camp Grant Walker (March 20-22) and the Archery in Louisiana Schools State Tournament in Shreveport (April 4-5).

Here is a list of cancellations and postponements. The public should monitor LDWF’s website – www.wlf.louisiana.gov/ – periodically to check on other events that may be canceled, postponed or rescheduled.

March 20

Artificial Reef Council Meeting in Baton Rouge, postponed indefinitely.

March 20-22

Becoming an Outdoors Women Workshop in Woodworth, canceled. For more information, contact Dana Norsworthy at dnorsworthy@wlf.la.gov.

March 21

Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Workshop in Baton Rouge, postponed. New date to be announced.

March 28

  • Big Bass Rodeo at New Orleans City Park, canceled.
  • Boats on the Bayou at New Orleans City Park, canceled.
  • Battle for the Bass at New Orleans City Park, canceled.
  • Booker Fowler Fish Hatchery Open House, canceled.

April 4-5

Archery in Louisiana Schools State Tournament in Shreveport, canceled.

March-April 30

All hunter education classes, canceled

All in-person boater education classes, canceled. Students can still take the boater education online classes at this link: https://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/page/boater-education.

April 18

Women’s Fishing Workshops at Waddill Wildlife Refuge, postponed.

April 25

Women’s Fishing Workshops at Waddill Wildlife Refuge, postponed.

Step Outside Day at Sherburne WMA, canceled.

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