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Upcoming hunting seasons amended in Baton Rouge

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BATON ROUGE, La., (KNOE 8 News) - The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) has adopted an amendment to the notice of intent for the 2013-14 WMA Hunting Seasons Rules and Regulations and the 2013 WMA Hunting Schedule.

The amendment would provide for an experimental nighttime frogging season on Salvador-Timken Wildlife Management Area from June 1 to Aug. 15. If finally approved, after the public comment period, the experimental season would begin June 1, 2014. The daily limit would be 50 frogs per vessel and participants would be required to carry a valid Louisiana fishing license. For additional details on frogging, consult the 2013 Louisiana Fishing Regulations booklet, page 28.

To view the original notices of intent and amendments for upcoming hunting seasons, visit http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/action-items.

Public comment can be submitted to Steve Smith, Wildlife Division, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898-9000, or via email to ssmith@wlf.la.gov until May 2, 2013.

Proposed hunting season dates, general hunting regulations and WMA regulations will additionally be presented in nine public meetings as follows:

March 19 at 6 p.m., LDWF Minden Office, 9961 Hwy. 80, Minden

March 19 at 6 p.m., St. Tammany Parish Council Chambers, 21490 Koop Drive, Mandeville

March 20 at 6 p.m., LDWF Monroe Office, 368 CenturyLink Drive, Monroe

March 20 at 6 p.m., Chalmette Elem. School Resource Center, 75 East Chalmette Circle, Chalmette

March 21 at 6 p.m., USGS National Wetlands Research Center Conference Room, 646 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette

March 26 at 6:30 p.m., LSU Ag Center, 7101 Gulf Highway, Lake Charles

March 27 at 6 p.m., Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 Third St., Alexandria

March 27 at 6 p.m., Houma Municipal Auditorium, 880 Verret St., Houma

March 28 at 6 p.m., Waddill Outdoor Education Center, 4142 N. Flannery Road, Baton Rouge

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