Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Hunting Regulations 2019-2020 - Page 99

Point Farm Unit (Pointe-aux-Chenes)
Self-Clearing Permit Required for all activities on Point Farm Unit. An approximately 1,000acre area inside the Pointe-aux-Chenes WMA which is generally bounded on the west by
the double gates behind the Montegut Middle School and the WMA boundary, and on
the north by the WMA boundary and Point Farm ridge levee, and is bounded on the east
and south by the Point Farm ridge levee. The boundary of Point Farm is more accurately
marked with signs. Point Farm gate will be open all Saturdays during the month of February, weather permitting. Parking in designated areas required for mourning dove hunting.
No motorized vessels allowed in the drainage ditches. EXCEPT for mourning dove hunting,
(provided for below) all other hunting activities closed until after the last day of youth deer
Deer Youth Lottery (either-sex): Oct. 5-6 & 12-13. Daily Youth Hunt Permit required. To apply
or for more information call the Lafayette Field Office, Coastal WMAs, 337-262-2080.
Deer Archery (either-sex): Oct. 16 - Jan. 14
Waterfowl: CLOSED
Small Game: Same as outside, EXCEPT CLOSED until the day after the last youth deer hunt day
and OPEN to squirrel hunting during the spring season, May 2-10, with or without dogs.
Beagles prohibited October and November. Non-toxic shot only south of the dove field gate.
Mourning Dove: Hunting will be permitted each day during the September split and each
day of the second and third splits (AFTER the last youth deer hunt day). Shooting hours will
be from 1/2 hour before sunrise until sunset, EXCEPT opening day of the first split, which
will be 12:00 p.m. (noon) until sunset. Gates will be opened on Saturdays during the first
and second segments, weather permitting, EXCEPT during waterfowl season and Youth
Deer Hunt weekends. Parking will be allowed in designated areas only. Non-toxic shot only
south of the dove field gate.
Owner: LDWF (6,434 acres, Lafayette Office)
AREA CLOSED: Oct. 26-27 to all hunters EXCEPT Youth Deer Hunters.
Deer Archery (bucks only): Oct. 1-15
Deer Archery (either-sex): Oct. 16 - Feb. 15
Deer Youth (either-sex): Oct. 26-27
Deer Firearms (either-sex): Nov. 29-30, mandatory deer check. Dec. 1, self-clearing permit.
Deer Firearms (bucks only): Dec. 28 - Jan. 12
Deer Primitive Firearms (either-sex): Jan. 13-19
Turkey: April 25 - May 3
Turkey Youth Lottery: April 18-19. Hunting by pre-application lottery only. Contact the
Lafayette Field Office for details.


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