Youth Waterfowl Lottery Hunt

Youth Waterfowl Hunt

Youth Waterfowl Lottery Hunt at Red River National Wildlife Refuge

Bayou Pierre Unit (Yates Tract)

The refuge offers a special opportunity for youth to duck hunt on a part of the refuge that is otherwise closed to hunting.  This is a great opportunity for the next generation of outdoors-men and outdoors-women to duck hunt in an unique setting!  

 2015-16 Youth Waterfowl Lottery HuntThe Youth Waterfowl Lottery Hunt is open to youth who are ages 10 - 15 on November 1, 2021.

The six available hunt dates are:   

November 13, 2021

November 27, 2021

December 18, 2021

 January1, 2022

  January 15, 2022

January 30, 2022


Selected youth, their adult supervisor, and an additional youth guest and adult supervisor are permitted to hunt on these dates in compliance with state law.   If an additional youth guest is invited, the additional adult supervisor is optional.  Youth hunters must harvest their own limitBlinds or decoys will not be provided by the Service for any of these hunts.

To apply for refuge Lottery Hunts:  

Applications will be accepted starting on September 20.

Download application here.

Waterfowl Lottery Hunt Application should be mailed, delivered, or emailed ( to: 

Red River National Wildlife Refuge
150 Eagle Bend Point
Bossier City, LA 71112

Applications for ALL youth hunt dates must be received by 1:00 PM, Sunday, October 24, 2021. 

No phone applications will be accepted. If the required information is not provided or is illegible, the applicant will be ineligible for the drawing. Individuals submitting more than one application will be disqualified from the drawing.

Successful applicants will be issued a special permit for each hunt they are chosen to participate in. Only successful applicants will be notified by October 30.