Louisiana

Seasons, Licenses, Regulations

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Known ForOne of the top places to duck hunt in the nation

TerrainSea level salt marsh along the coast, coastal prairies in the south, and rolling hills in the east and west

Government Lands3,410,699 acres

Government Lands %10%

Private Lands30,109,436 acres

Private Lands %90%

Louisiana

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Total whitetail deer Boone and Crockett records for Louisiana: 55

Season bag limit: 6 (no more than 3 antlered or 4 antlerless)

Daily bag limit: 1 antlered and 1 antlerless

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Big Game

Resident: $14 | Nonresident: $150

1 Day Deer

Nonresident: $36

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Hog

Daily bag limit: No limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

1 Day Small Game & Migratory Bird

Nonresident: $29

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Alligator

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Alligator Hunting License

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $150

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Turkey

Total NWTF turkey records for Louisiana: 66

Daily bag limit: 1 gobbler

Season bag limit: 2 gobblers

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Big Game

Resident: $14 | Nonresident: $150

Louisiana Wild Turkey Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

1 Day Turkey

Nonresident: $36

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Coyote

Daily bag limit: No limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

1 Day Small Game & Migratory Bird

Nonresident: $29

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Bobcat

Season bag limit: 1

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Big Game

Resident: $14 | Nonresident: $150

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Pheasant

Daily bag limit: No limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

1 Day Small Game & Migratory Bird

Nonresident: $29

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Quail

Daily bag limit: 10

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

1 Day Small Game & Migratory Bird

Nonresident: $29

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Duck

Daily bag limit: 6

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Louisiana Duck Stamp

Resident: $5.50 | Nonresident: $25

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $27.22 | Nonresident: $27.22

1 Day Small Game & Migratory Bird

Nonresident: $29

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Goose

Canada geese daily bag limit: 1

White-fronted geese daily bag limit: 2

Light (snow, blue, ross') geese daily bag limit: 20

Conservation order daily bag limit: no limit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Louisiana Duck Stamp

Resident: $5.50 | Nonresident: $25

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $27.22 | Nonresident: $27.22

1 Day Small Game & Migratory Bird

Nonresident: $29

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Dove

Daily bag limit: 15

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

1 Day Small Game & Migratory Bird

Nonresident: $29

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5

Rabbit

Daily bag limit: 8

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

1 Day Small Game & Migratory Bird

Nonresident: $29

Basic Hunting

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $150

Bow

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

Primitive Firearm

Resident: $10.50 | Nonresident: $26

WMA Hunting Permit

Resident: $15 | Nonresident: $15

Senior Hunting & Fishing

Resident: $5