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White Lake fishing lottery applications available

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is now accepting applications for a lottery drawing for fishing permit access to the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area between March 15 and Aug. 15, 2014.

A total of 100 permits will be issued following the lottery drawing and winning applicants will be notified of their opportunity to purchase a permit. 

White Lake WCA is located south of Gueydan in Vermilion Parish.

Completed applications must be received by LDWF by close of business on Feb. 20.

Applications may be mailed to: Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Attention: White Lake Fishing, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898-9000. 

For more information, contact Wayne Sweeney at 337-536-9400 ext. 1 or wsweeney@wlf.la.gov.