Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Hunting Regulations 2020-2021 - Page 35



DEER HUNTING - AREA 7
AREA 7 SCHEDULE & DESCRIPTION
DEER AREA 7 SCHEDULE
Either-Sex
Archery
Sept. 21 - Jan. 15
Primitive Firearms
Oct. 12-18
Jan. 6-12
Firearms (Still-Hunt Only)
Oct. 19 - Dec. 1
Firearms (With or Without Dogs)
Dec. 2 - Jan. 5
PORTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING PARISHES ARE OPEN
Iberia
South of LA 14 and west of US 90
St. Mary
All EXCEPT that portion north of US 90 from Iberia Parish line eastward to Wax Lake
Outlet, east of Wax Lake Outlet southward in Intracoastal Waterway, north of Intracoastal Waterway eastward to the Atchafalaya River, east of the Atchafalaya River.
BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
WHOOPING CRANES
Male and Female Adult:
Large (about 5 feet tall)
white bird, red head, and
black facial markings
Photo by Charles Martin
Juvenile Standing: Resembles an
adult bird but will lack black facial
markings and red head. Juveniles
will have varying amounts of
brown and white feathers,
younger birds will have more
brown than white.
Male and Female Adult In Flight:
Large (wingspan about 7-8 feet) white
bird, black wing tips, legs that extend
well past the tail and neck is extended
during flight.
Juvenile In Flight: Will appear the
same as an adult, primarily white
body with black wing tips.
IT IS ILLEGAL TO SHOOT WHOOPING CRANES
YOU CAN HELP
To report whooping crane sightings in Louisiana please contact Sara Zimorski (LDWF) at
337-536-9400. Each bird has unique color bands and a transmitter on its leg.
www.wlf.louisiana.gov/webform/whooping-crane-reporting-form
www.wlf.louisiana.gov
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