Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Hunting Regulations 2020-2021 - Flipbook - Page 59
DUCKS, COOTS AND MERGANSERS
YOUTH WATERFOWL HUNTING DAYS
Restricted to youths 17 or younger. Youths
must be accompanied by one adult 18 years
of age or older. Youths must possess a
hunter safety certification or proof of successful completion of a hunter safety course.
If the accompanying adult is in possession of
hunter safety certification, a valid hunting
license or proof of successful completion of
a hunter safety course, this requirement is
waived for youths younger than 16 years of
age. Adults may not possess a firearm.
Youths may possess only one legal firearm
while hunting. The supervising adult shall
maintain visual and voice contact with the
youth at all times, regardless of age. Youths
may take ducks, geese, mergansers, coots
and gallinules on these days. Bag limits are
the same as regular duck season. The adult
may not hunt ducks on these days.
DAILY BAG LIMITS
Ducks: The daily bag limit for ducks is
6 and may include no more than 4
mallards (no more than 2 of which
may be females), 2 canvasback, 1 mottled duck, 1 black duck, 3 wood ducks,
3 scaup, 2 redheads, and 1 pintail.
Coots: The daily bag limit for coots is 15.
Mergansers: The daily bag limit for
mergansers is 5; only 2 of which may
be hooded mergansers. Merganser
limits are in addition to the daily bag
limit for ducks.
The possession limit on ducks, coots and
mergansers is three times the daily bag
WATERFOWL HUNTING ZONES
Creek; then north on Hwy 167 to
Hodge; then north on Hwy 147 to
Arcadia; then north on Hwy 9 to
Homer; then north on Hwy 79 to the
West: That portion of the state between the
Texas State line and the line going east on I-10
from the Texas border to Hwy 165 at Iowa; then
north on Hwy 165 to Kinder; then east on Hwy
190 to Eunice; then north on Hwy 13 to Turkey
East: That portion of the state
between the Mississippi State line
and the line going south on Hwy 79
from the Arkansas border to Homer;
then south on Hwy 9 to Arcadia; then
south on Hwy 147 to Hodge; then
south on Hwy 167 to Turkey Creek;
then south on Hwy 13 to Eunice; then
west On Hwy 190 to Kinder; then
south on Hwy 165 to Iowa; then west
on I-10 to its junction with Hwy 14 at
Lake Charles; then south and east on
Hwy 14 to its junction with Hwy 90 in
New Iberia; then east on Hwy 90 to
the Mississippi State line.
Coastal: Remainder of state.