LWFC approves wild turkey season framework

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission approved the proposed 2014 wild turkey season dates and regulation changes during their Oct. 3 meeting.

The proposed season framework was presented by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries' (LDWF) Wildlife Division at the Commission's July meeting.

The 2014 wild turkey season will open March 22 in three designated areas with varying end of season dates as follows: Area A, March 22 - April 20; Area B, March 22 - April 13; and Area C, March 22 - April 6 using the same geographic boundaries utilized in 2013 with the exception of a small portion of Area B within Caddo Parish to be closed.

The private lands youth and physically challenged hunter weekend will be March 15-16 in all designated areas.