Non-toxic shot required on WMA dove fields this season

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If you’re planning on hunting doves on a Louisiana wildlife management area, don’t bring along any lead shot this year.

According to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, only No. 6 non-toxic shot and smaller will be allowed for dove hunting during the 2017-18 season.
The change is intended to reduce the amount of lead shot deposited in fields, as well as adverse side effects on wildlife.
To check out the official hunting rules and regulations on the LDWF website, click here.
For more information on the new ruling, contact Steve Smith with LDWF at 225-765-2359, or via email at


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