Official Louisiana Hunting Regulations 2016 – 2016 Book PDF
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is available for viewing or download here:
What’s new in 2016?
Quoted from the PDF on the LDFW’s website, these are some of the major changes which changed from the 2014- 2015 hunting season:
1. Addition of migratory bird zones, seasons, and regulations to the annual hunting regulations pamphlet2. Incorporation of former Deer Area 5 into Deer Area 1 and the creation of a new Deer Area 5 within the levee protection system of the Atchafalaya Basin.3. Implementation of mandatory hunter check-in for either-sex firearms deer hunts onseveral WMAs, including Bayou Macon, Boeuf, Big Lake, Buckhorn, Dewey W. Wills,Grassy Lake, Pomme de Terre, Richard K. Yancey, Russell Sage, and Sherburne.4. Modification of allowable weapons to be carried for protection purposes on WMAs.5. Expansion on allowance for personal water craft on WMAs.6. Elimination of February hog dog season on Boeuf, Richard K. Yancey, and a portion of Dewey W. Wills WMAs.7. Creation of a Limited Access Area on Dewey W. Wills WMA.8. Elimination of a Limited Access Area on Salvador/Timken WMA.9. Implementation of a benchmark water level closure for deer seasons on MaurepasSwamp WMA.10. Prohibition on the operation of mud boats and air cooled propulsion engines after2:00 p.m. from September through January on portions of Pass-a-Loutre WMA.11. Change of youth turkey lottery hunts on Bodcau WMA to open youth turkey hunts.