Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Hunting Regulations 2019-2020 - Page 114



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Archery - Deer Hunting:
General: Either-sex deer may be taken at any time by archers during the archery season EXCEPT when bucks-only firearms seasons are in progress on KNF (archers must
hunt only bucks during bucks-only firearm seasons).
Archers must adhere to the full Hunter Orange/Blaze Pink requirements during any
firearm season for deer.
Vernon Unit of the Calcasieu Ranger District (Vernon Parish, excluding Fort PolkVernon WMA): Sept. 21 - Jan. 15
Catahoula (Grant & Rapides parishes), Winn (Winn, Grant & Natchitoches parishes),
Kisatchie Ranger Districts (Natchitoches Parish), Evangeline Unit of the Calcasieu
Ranger District (Rapides Parish), and Caney Ranger District (Webster & Claiborne parishes): Oct. 1 - Jan. 31.
Firearms - Deer Hunting (excludes the Catahoula and Red Dirt National Wildlife Management
Preserves):
Catahoula (Grant & Rapides parishes), Winn (Winn, Grant & Natchitoches parishes),
Kisatchie Ranger Districts (Natchitoches Parish), Evangeline Unit of the Calcasieu
Ranger District (Rapides Parish), and the Vernon Unit of the Calcasieu Ranger District
(Vernon Parish, excluding Fort Polk-Vernon WMA):
-- Youth only, either-sex: Oct. 12-18, still hunt only. LDWF Youth Deer Hunt regulations apply EXCEPT that archery and open season small game hunting is allowed.
LDWF regulations for Hunter Orange/Blaze Pink apply.
-- Primitive Firearms, either-sex: Oct. 19-20 and Jan. 4-5, still hunt only. LDWF Youth
Deer Hunt regulations apply.
-- Firearms, either-sex: Oct. 26-27 and Nov. 29, still hunt only.
-- Firearms, bucks only: Nov. 2-28, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 and Dec. 14-29, still hunt only.
Caney Ranger District (Webster and Claiborne parishes): Same as outside including
Youth Hunt Only and Primitive Firearms (Area 2). Either-sex entire season.
Other Seasons on Entire KNF (See Catahoula/Red Dirt National Wildlife Management Preserve section for additional information):
Rabbit, Squirrel, Quail & Migratory Game Birds: Same dates, shooting hours and bag limits
as outside, EXCEPT CLOSED to squirrel hunting during the spring season.
Youth Only Squirrel: Sept. 28-29
Waterfowl: Same as outside EXCEPT waterfowl hunting ceases at 2 p.m. If hunting on
Corney Lake (Caney Ranger District) a permit (free of charge) is required for the use of
a duck blind. Contact Caney Ranger District Office for details.
Feral Hogs, Coyotes, Armadillos & Beavers: May be taken during daylight hours on any KNF
hunt by properly licensed hunters with weapons legal for that hunt.
Raccoons, Opossum & Fox (chase only): May be hunted during daylight or nighttime from
Oct. 1 - Feb. 29 only unless otherwise stated. A licensed hunter may take raccoon or
opossum, two per person per day, EXCEPT during the trapping season when there shall
be no limit. (See Louisiana Trapping Regulations pamphlet for additional information.
Also see “Hunting Dog Usage During Deer Firearm Seasons” section below for exceptions).
Bobcat and Nutria: LDWF regulations apply.
Crows, Blackbirds, Grackles & Cowbirds: May be taken Sept. 1 - Jan. 1 only.
Turkey: Caney Ranger District: April 4-19. All remaining KNF lands: April 4-26.
-- Youth Only: March 28-29 on all Ranger Districts (except Vernon Unit lands within
Fort Polk-Vernon WMA).
Fishing: LDWF State Creel Limits apply (See Louisiana Fishing Regulations pamphlet for
additional information.
Trapping: Same as outside, see LA Trapping Pamphlet for additional information.
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