Ask the LDWF Agent: Can I have two weapons?
Q. While deer hunting with a legal firearm to harvest a deer, can I also bring a smaller caliber rimfire rifle to harvest small game?
A. Yes, it is legal to bring a rimfire rifle that is legal to harvest small game with you in the deer stand while on private land, while deer hunting with a legal rifle to harvest deer.
For more information on Louisiana hunting regulations, visit the LDWF website at www.wlf.louisiana.gov.
About the Author: Sgt. Scott Fontenot has been with Wildlife and Fisheries, Enforcement Division, for 15 years. Remember, Wildlife and Fisheries has a toll free number to report any game or fish violations at 1-800-442-2511.
These questions and answers deal with general hunting and fishing situations. If you choose to hunt or fish on a wildlife management area (state and federal), you should check to see if there are special rules or regulations for that area. There could even be a special ordinance in the parish or on the property you wish to fish or hunt.
Anyone with questions for Wildlife and Fisheries agents should send them to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to The Gazette, c/o W&F Questions, PO Box 220, Ville Platte, La. 70586.
A message to the public: Please remember not to litter. You can report litter violations to your local wildlife agents or by calling Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries at 1-800-442-2511. If an anonymous complaint is received from the public on a litter violation, and a case is made from that complaint, a reward will be given by the Evangeline Parish Solid Waste Commission.