Barksdale - Hunting & Fishing Rules

All required hunting and fishing permits must be in your possession while engaged in hunting or fishing activities on Barksdale's East Reservation.

 

License/permits Required To Fish On Barksdale Afb​

  1. Barksdale Annual Fishing Permit ($15.00); valid for one year from date of purchase; not required under the age of 16.

  2. Louisiana Basic Fishing License ($9.50); not required younger than 16.

Alternatively:

  1. Barksdale Three-Day Fishing Permit ($5.00); valid for three consecutive days.
  2. Louisiana offers various other fishing permits.  Any Louisiana fishing license that is valid to fish with off-base, is valid to use while fishing on Barksdale.

 

License/permits Required To Hunt On Barksdale Afb To Hunt Small Game ​(Squirrel, Rabbit, Dove, Quail, Woodcock) You Need:

  1. Barksdale Hunting Permit ($40.00); not required under the age of 16.
  2. Barksdale Hunter Safety Card (Free); mandatory for hunters with unescorted rights.
  3. Louisiana Basic Hunting License ($15.00); not required younger than 16.
  4. Louisiana issued Hip Stamp required for Dove and Woodcock (Free).
  5. Louisiana Firearm and Hunter Education Course (Free); you must attend a scheduled class; mandatory only if born after September 1, 1969. **

 

To Hunt Ducks You Need:

  1. Barksdale Hunting Permit ($40.00); not required under the age of 16.
  2. Barksdale Waterfowl Endorsement ($10.00); not required under the age of 16.
  3. Barksdale Hunter Safety Card (Free); mandatory for hunters with unescorted rights.
  4. Louisiana Basic Hunting License ($15.00); not required younger than 16.
  5. Louisiana Firearm and Hunter Education Course (Free); you must attend a scheduled class; mandatory only if born after September 1, 1969. **
  6. Louisiana State Duck Stamp ($5.50)
  7. Louisiana issued Hip Stamp (Free)
  8. Federal Duck Stamp ($25.00)

 

 To Hunt Raccoon You Need:​ 

  1. Barksdale Hunting Permit ($40.00); not required under the age of 16.
  2. Barksdale Raccoon Hunting Endorsement ($10.00); not required under the age of 16.
  3. Barksdale Hunter Safety Card (Free); mandatory for hunters with unescorted rights.
  4. Louisiana Basic Hunting License ($15.00); not required younger than 16.
  5. Louisiana Firearm and Hunter Education Course (Free); you must attend a scheduled class; mandatory only if born after September 1, 1969. **

 

To Hunt Turkey You Need:​

  1. Barksdale Hunting Permit ($40.00); not required under the age of 16.
  2. Barksdale Turkey Endorsement ($10.00)
  3. Barksdale Hunter Safety Card (Free); mandatory for hunters with unescorted rights.
  4. Louisiana Basic Hunting License ($15.00); not required younger than 16.
  5. Louisiana Big Game Hunting License ($14.00); not required younger than 16.
  6. Louisiana State Wild Turkey Stamp ($5.50)
  7. Louisiana Firearm and Hunter Education Course (Free); you must attend a scheduled class; mandatory only if born after September 1, 1969. **
  8. Louisiana issued Turkey Harvest Tags (required for all hunters, any age)

 

To Hunt Deer You Need:

For Rifle:

  1. Barksdale Hunting Permit ($40.00); not required under the age of 16.
  2. Barksdale Deer Rifle Endorsement ($60.00); not required under the age of 16.
  3. Barksdale Hunter Safety Card (Free); mandatory for hunters with unescorted rights.
  4. Louisiana Basic Hunting License ($15.00); not required younger than 16.
  5. Louisiana Big Game Hunting License ($14.00); not required younger than 16.
  6. Louisiana Firearm and Hunter Education Course (Free); you must attend a scheduled class; mandatory only if born after September 1, 1969. **
  7. Louisiana issued Deer Harvest Tags (required for all hunters, any age)

 

For Archery:

  1. Barksdale Hunting Permit ($40.00); not required under the age of 16.
  2. Barksdale Deer Archery Endorsement ($10.00); not required under the age of 16.
  3. Barksdale Hunter Safety Card (Free); mandatory for hunters with unescorted rights.
  4. Louisiana Basic Hunting License ($15.00); not required younger than 16.
  5. Louisiana Big Game Hunting License ($14.00); not required younger than 16.
  6. Louisiana State Archery Stamp ($10.50)
  7. Louisiana Firearm and Hunter Education Course (Free); you must attend a scheduled class; mandatory only if born after September 1, 1969. **
  8. Louisiana issued Deer Harvest Tags (required for all hunters, any age)

 

For Primitive Rifle:

  1. Barksdale Hunting Permit ($40.00); not required under the age of 16.
  2. Barksdale Deer Primitive Rifle Endorsement ($10.00); not required under the age of 16.
  3. Barksdale Hunter Safety Card (Free); mandatory for hunters with unescorted rights.
  4. Louisiana Basic Hunting License ($15.00); not required younger than 16.
  5. Louisiana Big Game Hunting License ($14.00); not required younger than 16.
  6. Louisiana State Primitive Firearm Stamp ($10.50)
  7. Louisiana Firearm and Hunter Education Course (Free); you must attend a scheduled class; mandatory only if born after September 1, 1969. **
  8. Louisiana issued Deer Harvest Tags (required for all hunters, any age)

 

*All prices assume that you are eligible to receive a resident license, if not, refer to the Louisiana State Hunting Regulations Pamphlet for license fees.

**Call the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries @ 371-3050 or check this link Louisiana State Wildlife and Fisheries Hunter Education for more information on Hunter Safety Courses.