Oct
21
7:00am 7:00am

Get Out and Fish! Launches New Community Fishing Site in Ragley, LA

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and South Beauregard Recreation District invite you to join them for an event on Saturday, October 21st at Purple Heart Memorial Park pond in Ragley, LA (intersection of Hwy 171 and Hwy 190). Prior to the event, the pond will be stocked with 800 pounds of adult channel catfish. In addition, there will be numerous fishing activities for the entire family including a mobile touch tank, a casting inflatable, and a chance to meet Robbie the Redfish.

Event Schedule:
Registration:                         7:00 am – 10:00 am
Fishing / Weigh–In:              7:00 am – 11:00 am
Activities:                              9:00 am – 11:30 am
Lunch:                                  10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Awards Ceremony:               11:30 am

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Sep
23
8:00am 8:00am

National Hunting and Fishing Day

Baton Rouge
4142 N Flannery Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70814
8am - 1pm
(225) 765 - 2927

CENLA
Woodworth Shooting Range
661 Robinson Bridge Rd
Woodworth, LA 71485
8am - 1:30pm
(318) 484 - 2276

Monroe
Ouachita Parish Rifle Range
357 Sheriff Fewell Rd
West Monroe, LA 71292
10am - 3pm
(318) 343-4044

Minden
Bodcau Shooting Range
168 Ben Durden Rd
Haughton, LA 71037
(318) 371 - 3050

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Jun
20
10:00am10:00am

Wham Brake Dedication

Nearly 40 conservation partners will gather at Russell Sage Wildlife Management Area to celebrate the completion of the Wham Brake enhancement project. Ducks Unlimited and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries partnered on the project to enhance 3,500 acres of wetland habitat in northeast Louisiana.

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Jun
10
to Jun 11

FREE Fishing Weekend in Louisiana

Get Hooked During Free Fishing Weekend in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries invites you to take part in its annual Free Fishing Weekend on Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11. Louisiana’s Free Fishing Weekend is an opportunity for Louisiana residents and visitors alike to fish Louisiana waters without an otherwise required fishing license.

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May
13
6:00am 6:00am

Get Out and Fish! Event at William T. Polk City Park

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and The City of Vidalia invite you to join them for an event on Saturday, May 13th at William T. Polk City Park pond in Vidalia, LA. Prior to the event, the pond will be stocked with 600 pounds of adult channel catfish. In addition, there will be numerous fishing activities for the entire family including a mobile touch tank, casting inflatable, and a chance to meet Robbie the Redfish. 

 Fishing competition categories include heaviest catfish and heaviest “other” fish.  Age divisions include Little Angler (ages 8 and under), Junior Angler (ages 9-15) and Adult Angler (ages 16 and older). You can pre-register for this event at www.wlf.la.gov/get-out-and-fish-1.

The event is free, and the first 100 youth registrants in attendance will receive a goody bag.  In addition, every participant will be entered into a raffle drawing to win prizes. Lunch will be provided by the City of Vidalia while supplies last.

 Participants 16 & older must possess a valid Louisiana fishing license. If you would like to purchase a fishing license you can do so online at https://www.la.wildlifelicense.com. Don’t forget to bring your own gear, bait and tackle, and an ice chest to keep your fish.

 The Get Out and Fish! Program seeks to increase the number of people with access to quality fishing. The program intends to recruit new anglers to the sport of fishing and promote outdoor activities for future generations.

 This event is hosted in conjunction with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation.  The LWFF was formed to provide a means for individuals and corporations to become partners with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission in the challenge of conserving Louisiana’s wildlife and fish resources.

 The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with managing and protecting Louisiana’s abundant natural resources. For more information, visit us at www.wlf.la.gov. To receive email alerts, signup at http://www.wlf.la.gov/signup.

 

For more information on Get Out and Fish! Program, contact Danica Williams at dwilliams@wlf.la.gov or (504) 628-7282. 

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Mar
4
8:00am 8:00am

ALAS State Championship

All Louisiana schools participate in NASP through the Archery in Louisiana Schools Program, administered by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and supported by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation.

The ALAS program teaches NASP to students as part of the in-school curriculum. The ALAS program is available to all Louisiana schools, public and private.

For more information about the ALAS program, contact McGovern at jmcgovern@wlf.la.gov or 985-543-4930.

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Feb
11
7:00am 7:00am

Get Out and Fish! Event at Turner's Pond

Six hundred pounds of adult-sized rainbow trout, donated by Greer’s Fish Hatchery, will be stocked in Turner’s Pond in Minden, La. just in time for the next Get Out and Fish! event. LDWF and Lakeview United Methodist Church have partnered to host the community fishing event.

The event is free, and the first 100 pre-registered youth participants will receive a free goodie bag. Pre-registration is available online at www.wlf.la.gov/get-out-and-fish-1. Every participant will also be entered into a raffle for various prizes. Anglers should bring their own gear, bait and tackle, and an ice chest to keep your fish. Youths do not need a license to fish in Louisiana, but anglers 16 and older must have a valid LDWF fishing license available for purchase here.

For more information on the Get out and Fish! Program, contact Danica Williams at dwilliams@wlf.la.gov or (504) 628-7282.

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