All 2017-2018 Louisiana recreational hunting and fishing licenses will expire on June 30, 2018.
Hunting and fishing licenses for the 2018-2019 seasons are available for purchase starting June 1 and valid through until June 30, 2019.
Multiple Ways To Purchase New Licenses
Residents have a variety of options to purchase new licenses.
Hunting and fishing licenses can be purchased at:
- online by visiting https://la-web.s3licensing.com
- local license vendors
- Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries offices in Baton Rouge, Opelousas, Lake Charles, Pineville, and Monroe
Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted for online license purchases.
For assistance with online purchases contact LDWF’s 24-hour help desk at 888-362-LDWF (5393).
Reprint and Auto-Renew
The LDWF has transitioned to a new license sales system which allows hunters and anglers to reprint copies of their hunting and fishing licenses at any time at no charge.
Residents can also create an online account and sign up to auto-renew their hunting and fishing licenses.
Free Fishing Weekend
Anglers are also invited to take part in LDWF’s Free Fishing Weekend on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10.
The weekend is an opportunity for Louisiana residents and visitors alike to fish Louisiana waters without an otherwise required fishing license.
While a fishing license is not required, all fishing regulations, including size, season, catch limits and gear restrictions will remain in effect.
For more information about the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries visit: www.wlf.la.gov.