LDWF releases online version of 2017-18 hunting rules and regs

Printed copies will be available in August wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries released the 2017-18 hunting rules and regulation pamphlet on its website Monday.

The pamphlet, which can be viewed here, contains season information and schedules for the state’s 10 deer-hunting areas, including the elimination of bucks-only days and changing the entire season to either-sex harvest in Areas 4 and 10 — where the season limit has been reduced from six deer to three.

The brochure also notes changes to the scheduling of the state’s 16-day teal season, which will go from the last three weekends in September to Sept. 15-30 this fall. Additionally, the opening day of Louisiana’s turkey season will move from the fourth Saturday in March to the first Saturday in April in 2018.

The pamphlet also contains information on migratory game birds, WMAs, licenses, tags and more.