Can you hunt in Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge?

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge was established in the mid-1960s and has been welcoming avid deer and waterfowl hunters ever since. As you get ready for the deer hunting season, we could use your help to educate others about the best practices and ethics that you follow when you hunt at the…

Can you hunt WMA in Louisiana?

Permits. A WMA Hunting Permit is required for persons age 18-59 to hunt on WMAs. (See “Licensing” section for more information).

How do I get a WMA permit in Louisiana?

A Self-Clearing Permit is required for ALL ACTIVITIES on WMAs. The permit consists of two portions: check-in and check-out. All persons must obtain a WMA Self-Clearing Permit from a Self-Clearing Permit Station or check in/out electronically through the WMA Check-In/Check-Out app (Apple or Google Play) or web portal.

Where is the best duck hunting in Louisiana?

So here are five areas that deliver the goods to the birds and tend to consistently reward those hunters willing to learn the keys of each.

  1. Richard K.
  2. Atchafalaya Delta WMA — St.
  3. Pass a Loutre WMA — Plaquemines Parish.
  4. Biloxi WMA — St. Bernard Parish.
  5. Point-aux-Chenes WMA — Terrebonne & Lafourche parishes.

What parish is Sherburne WMA in?

Sherburne encompasses 40,000 acres within the Atchafalaya Basin and is located in Pointe Coupee, Iberville and St. Martin Parishes, as well as St. Landry.

How big is the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge?

30,700 acres

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Area 30,700 acres (124 km2)
Established May 18, 1965
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Website Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge

How much is a WMA permit in Louisiana?

License and Permit Fee List

License/Permit Type Resident Fee Nonresident Fee
WMA Hunting Permit $15 $15
Nonresident Small Game/Migratory Bird (1 day) $29
Nonresident Deer (1 day) $36
Nonresident Turkey (1 day) $36

What is WMA in Louisiana?

Wildlife Management Areas, Refuges, and Conservation Areas | Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

Do I need a WMA permit in Louisiana?

The WMA Permit is required to hunt on any land that is managed by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Including Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), and habitat and conservation areas. The license is required for hunters who are ages 18-59, and is available to both residents and non-residents.

What is the duck limit in Louisiana?

2021-2022 Migratory Bird Seasons and may include no more than 4 mallards (no more than 2 females), 3 wood ducks, 2 canvasbacks, 2 redheads, 1 mottled duck, 1 black duck and 1 pintail. Only 1 scaup may be taken for the first 15 days of the season with 2 per day allowed for the remainder.

Does Louisiana have good duck hunting?

Louisiana is the last state that ducks get to. They’ve been shot at all the way from Canada on down, so they definitely get smarter by the time they get down here. If you get them in Louisiana you’re a pretty good hunter, because they’ve pretty much seen it all as they make their great migration south,” says Robertson.

Is Sherburne Wildlife Drive open?

🗣 The Prairie’s Edge Wildlife Drive is open to vehicle access for the season! Enjoy the views from your vehicle, bike or on foot. Open daily from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

Who owns Sherburne wildlife management area?

LDWF owns Sherburne WMA (11,800 acres) but manages the area as one unit along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge (15,220 acres) and another 16,618 acres owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Where is WMA Sherburne located?

Sherburne WMA is located in the Morganza Floodway system of the Atchafalaya Basin between the Atchafalaya River and the East Protection Guide Levee.

Are there any youth hunting areas on the WMA?

There are general and youth waterfowl and turkey lottery hunts, youth deer and squirrel seasons, a youth deer lottery hunt, and a small game emphasis area. In addition, physically challenged wheelchair-confined deer and waterfowl hunting areas are available on this WMA.

Where can you hunt youth Dove and squirrel season in Louisiana?

Youth squirrel seasons are offered on Bodcau, Boeuf, Clear Creek, Grassy Lake, Little River, Maurepas Swamp, Pearl River, Pomme de Terre, Russell Sage, Sandy Hollow, Sherburne, Spring Bayou and West Bay WMAs on Sept. 25-26. Loggy Bayou WMAs will have an open youth dove hunt the first Saturday of the Mourning Dove Season.