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Upper Ouachita
National Wildlife Refuge

11372 Highway 143
Farmerville, LA   71363 - 0201
E-mail: northlarefuges@fws.gov
Phone Number: 318-726-4400
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Bald eagles, like this parent and chick on Upper Ouachita, are making a comeback on North Louisiana NWRs.
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2009 Youth Turkey Hunt (Lottery)

The National Wild Turkey Federation will be administering a youth turkey hunt on March 21, 2009 on the west side of Upper Ouachita NWR. 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 on March 8th. Youth must be between the ages of 10 and 17 years old. To apply, send your name, age, and phone number on a piece of paper or index card by March 7th to:

Joe Platt NWTF P.O. Box 126 Swartz, LA 71281

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 Brett Hortman at 318-726-4222 or Joe Platt (NWTF) at 318-343-4541.

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