Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge
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2011 Youth Turkey Hunt (Lottery)

Credit: USFWS

Credit: USFWS

The National Wild Turkey Federation will be administering a youth turkey hunt on the first Saturday of the State youth turkey hunt in 2011 on the west side of Upper Ouachita NWR. This years hunt date is March 12, 2011. The Twin City Longbeards and the Union Longspurs Chapters will be providing a guide for each young hunter.  Ten youth will be drawn by lottery.  Youth must be between the ages of 10 and 17 years old.  To apply, type or print your name, address, and date of birth on the front of a U.S. Postal Service postcard.  Unofficial postcards will be discarded.  You may only apply once.  Postcards will be accepted during February 2011.  Send all postcards in an envelope addressed to:

Refuge Manager
North Louisiana Refuges
11372 Hwy 143
Farmerville, LA  71241

Please remember 16 and 17 year old hunters are required by State law to have a hunting license along with a turkey permit.  If you have any questions about the youth turkey hunt, please call Refuge Manager Joe McGowan at 318-726-4222.


Last updated: February 9, 2011