LDWF Reopening Hunting Seasons on Joyce, Manchac and Maurepas Swamp WMAs

Release Date: 01/22/2013

Jan. 22, 2013-- Effective Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will reopen hunting seasons on Joyce, Manchac and Maurepas Swamp wildlife management areas (WMAs).   All hunting seasons, except waterfowl, had been closed Jan. 12 on these three WMAs due to high water levels associated with recent rain events. 

The three WMAs contain acreage in parts of Ascension, Livingston, St. James, St. John the Baptist and Tangipahoa parishes.

For additional information, contact Christian Winslow at 985-543-4777 or cwinslow@wlf.la.gov.