When approaching the wildlife here it is important to make sure you know the regulations and are respecting the environment, including doing clean up as well as remaining ethical with only similar individuals who for safety is their number one priority.

Located down south near the swamp lands there is a whole biodiversity of species waiting to be discovered by you in the outside nature world. Please report if you see anything out of the ordinary and have a great time with others bonding over the various adventures experienced that this geographical location is able to provide.

Louisiana Deer Hunting Seasons Dates 2021 – 2022

AreaArcheryPrimitive FirearmsFirearms (Still-Hunt only)Firearms (With or WIthout Dogs)Youth and Honorably
Discharged Veterans
1Either Sex:
October 1 – January 31
Either Sex:
November 13-19
January 24-31
Either Sex:
November 20 – December 10
January 3-23
Either Sex:
December 11 – January 2
Either Sex:
October 30 – November 5
2Either Sex:
October 1 – January 31
Either Sex:
October 23-29
January 17-23
Either Sex:
October 30 – December 7
Either Sex:
December 8 – January 16
Either Sex:
October 9-15
3Either Sex:
September 18 – January 15
Either Sex:
October 9-15
January 3-9
Either Sex:
October 16 – November 28
Either Sex:
November 29 – January 2
Either Sex:
September 25 – October 1
4Either Sex:
October 1 – January 31
Either Sex:
November 13-19
January 24-31
Either Sex:
November 20 – December 10
January 3-23
Either Sex:
December 11 – January 2
Either Sex:
October 30 – November 5
5
Either Sex:

(unless a Bucks Only Firearms
Season is in progress)
October 16 – February 15
Bucks Only:
October 1-15
Either Sex:
November 13-19

Bucks Only:
January 24-31
Either Sex:
November 20-21
November 26-28

Bucks Only:
November 22-25
November 29 – December 10
Either Sex:
December 11-12
December 18-19

Bucks Only:
December 13-17
December 20 – January 23
Either Sex:
October 30 – November 5 
6Bucks Only:
October 1-15

Either Sex:
October 16 – February 15
Either Sex:
November 13-19
January 24-31
Either Sex:
November 20 – December 10
Either Sex:
December 11 – January 23
 Either Sex:
October 30 – November 5
7
Either Sex:

September 18 – January 15
Either Sex:
October 9-15
January 3-9
Either Sex:
October 16 – January 2
Either Sex:
November 29 – January 2
Either Sex:
September 25 – October 1
8Either Sex:
September 18- January 15
Either Sex:
October 9-15
January 3-9
Either Sex:
October 16 – November 28
Either Sex:
November 29 – January 2
Either Sex:
September 25 – October 1
9Either Sex:
(unless a Bucks Only Firearms
Season is in progress)
October 16 – February 15

Bucks Only:
October 1 – 15
Either Sex:
November 13-19

Bucks Only:
January 24-31
Either Sex:
November 20-21
November 26-28

Bucks Only:
November 22-25
November 29 – December 10
Either Sex:
December 11-12
December 18-19

Bucks Only:
December 13-17
December 20 – January 23
 Either Sex:
October 30 – November 5
10Either Sex:
September 18 – January 15
Either Sex:
October 9-15
January 3-9
Either Sex:
October 16 – January 2
Either Sex:
September 25 – October 1
Physically Challenged Either Sex Deer Season on Private Land: October 5-6. (Restricted to individuals with a Physically Challenged Hunter Permit.)

Louisiana Hunting License Info

To purchase a license you may go to:la-web.s3licensing.com
To hunt in LA you will need
● Big Game License (required for deer, turkey and bobcat) in addition to,
● Basic Season License
● Turkey will need to added to the two listed above

LicenseResidentNonresidentNotes
Basic Season
(excluding big game)
$15.00$150.00
Big Game$14.00$150.00
Primitive Firearm$10.50$26.00Permit needed after
general for weapon of
choice
LA sportsman’s
paradise
$100.00N/AAs an alternative to
multiple licenses you
may purchase this
which includes
fishing, basic season
& big game hunting,
bow , primitive
firearm, turkey, duck
& WMA permit with
equipment.
DeerN/A$36.00
TurkeyN/A$36.00

As an alternative to LA sportsman paradise or licenses required above, you may purchase the Lifetime Hunting, Fishing or Combo available from the Baton Rouge office only.

Louisiana Hunting News

Louisiana prides itself on being safe and responsible there many cause for things not to go as planned but there are rules in place from the The target shooting and hunting community in LA to help get these things under control. A basic resident license is required for all residents and also a hunters education certification.When you’re down by the Bayou you have a plentiful of species that are only accessible on the swamp lands! Step into the marshes with Alligators, Deer, Turkey that is peacefully living year round in this setting. Everything goes to help conservation efforts and helps to ensure proper wildlife is present now and long into the future. Get out there and start the hunt in the swamp lands!

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Louisiana hunting guides

Duck hunting guides

Alligator hunting guides

Deer hunting guides

Louisiana Hunting Tips

  • Removal of youth turkey lottery hunt, now open hunt for all youth
  • Know where an electric bicycle can be operate on WMA’s
  • Reduction of turkey season from 16 days to nine days.

Helpful Links

Buy license in Louisiana: la-web.s3licensing.com
Louisiana State Regulation Site: http://www.eregulations.com/louisiana/hunting/
Louisiana State PDF:
https://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/assets/Resources/Publications/Regulations/2020-2021_Hunting_Regulation_Low_Res.pdf