2020 LDWF Recreational Fishing Regulations - Page 47



OTHER RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
TURTLES
FROGS
ALLIGATOR SNAPPING TURTLES

No size limit.

Take is limited to no more than one
snapping turtle per day, per person,
per vehicle/vessel.
LEGAL METHOD OF TAKE
Frogs may be taken using any visible light
and mechanical devices known as frog
catchers or with devices that puncture the
skin, such as gigs or spears.
DIAMONDBACK TERRAPINS

Must measure 6 inches or more carapace length.

Legal during all months except between
the dates of April 15 - June 15.

It is illegal to take this species by a
trap of any kind.
ILLEGAL METHOD OF TAKE
Possession of firearms while taking or hunting frogs at night is prohibited.
Carapace
Length
BOX TURTLES

Take is limited to two box turtles per
day.

Possession is limited to four box turtles
of the genus Terrapene at any time.
BULLFROGS AND PIG FROGS

Length requirements (measured from
tip of the muzzle to the posterior end
of the body between the hind legs)

Bullfrogs harvested must be 5 inches
or larger.

Pig frogs harvested must be 3 inches
or larger.

Frogs harvested on private lands,
ponds or waters where the individual
is an authorized representative are
not limited by length requirements.

Harvest is legal during all months of
the year except April and May.
Frog
Length
TURTLE EGGS
No turtle eggs may be taken except for
those of the red eared slider.
TURTLE TRAPS

Traps must be checked daily.

Must be marked as “turtle trap.”

Must be open above water to allow
breathing.

Must be constructed as a horizontal,
single-throated device.

It is illegal to possess finfish while
turtle trapping.
www.wlf.louisiana.gov
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