Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Hunting Regulations 2019-2020 - Page 113

Camping corridors for highway-legal vehicles to drive within 100 feet of the road and
camp are designated on the Caney District and in the Red Dirt National Wildlife
Management Preserve (see MVUM).
Contact your local ranger district office for additional information about camping.
Hunter Orange or Blaze Pink: LDWF WMA regulations for Hunter Orange/Blaze Pink apply.
General: Hunting or discharging a firearm in or within 150 yards of a residence, building,
campsite, developed recreation site or occupied area, across/on a NFSR (National Forest
System Road) legally open to motorized use, across a body of water where any person/property is exposed to injury/damage as a result of such discharge, is prohibited.
Firearms (For a full description of USFS regulations, consult the Title 36 of the Code of Federal
Discharging a firearm or any other implement capable of taking human life, causing injury, or damaging property as follows:
1. In or within 150 yards of a residence, building, campsite, developed recreation site
or occupied area, or
2. Across or on a National Forest System road or a body of water adjacent thereto, or
in any manner or place whereby any person or property is exposed to injury or damage as a result in such discharge.
3. Hunting within 50 feet of the centerline of any road on KNF lands”It is prohibited to
possess a firearm having live ammunition in the chamber, magazine, cylinder or clip
(when attached to a firearm), or crossbow cocked and in the ready position in or on
any type vehicle while on KNF.
Active and retired law enforcement officers in compliance with POST requirements,
Federal Law Enforcement Officers, holders of Louisiana concealed handgun permits or
permit holders from a reciprocal state, who are in compliance with all other state and
federal firearms regulations, may possess firearms while on KNF lands, provided these
firearms are not used for any hunting purposes.
The following cannot be carried while hunting on KNF lands except during modern and
primitive deer seasons.
Centerfire rifles
Break-action centerfire and bolt-action centerfire hand guns
Scoped centerfire handguns
Shotgun slugs or shot larger than BB lead or F steel
Deer Hunting:
Bag Limit = 1 deer per day up to the statewide seasonal limit.
All deer hunting is still hunting only.
All deer must be tagged as required by LDWF regulations.
Hunting stand, blind, tripod, baiting, spot-lighting etc. regulations applicable to LDWF
WMAs are in effect on KNF unless otherwise specified (refer to “Methods of Taking
Game” section of the 2019-2020 LDWF WMA Regulations) excluding the “Bag Limit”
and “Horses and Mules” sections.
Hunting from a permanent stand is prohibited. Placing or leaving a temporary stand is
limited to 24 hours.
The training of deer dogs is prohibited year-round.
See separate schedule for Catahoula and Red Dirt National Wildlife Management
LDWF Youth Deer Hunt Regulations apply for all KNF lands EXCEPT that archery and
open seasons for small game hunting is allowed (excluding those portions of the
Vernon Unit within Fort Polk-Vernon WMA).


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