The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
(LDWF) has added Corney Lake in Claiborne Parish and False River
in Pointe Coupee Parish to the 2019 alligator lottery harvests.
LDWF will conduct lottery harvests on 27 public lakes, 19
Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and one U.S. Army Corp of
Engineers (USACE) property Aug. 28-Oct. 3, 2019.
Applications for the lottery harvests are now available and are
due by July 5.
Interested participants may print out an application form from
LDWF’s website at www.wlf.louisiana.gov/hunting/lottery-hunts
(http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/hunting/lottery-hunts) or request
an application by phone at 225-765-2346.
Applications and a non-refundable fee of $5 must be submitted to
the address indicated on the application and be postmarked by
July 5. Applicants must be legal Louisiana residents and 16 years
of age or older. All successful applicants will be required to
purchase an alligator hunting license ($25), and will also be
required to submit payment of $40 for each alligator tag
allocated to the chosen location.
To assist applicants in selecting specific WMAs/public lakes,
LDWF has posted the percentage of lottery alligator harvest
applicants selected in 2018 by WMA or public lake as well as a
map showing the general location of each area on its website at
For more information concerning lottery alligator harvests on
LDWF WMAs or public lakes, contact the appropriate LDWF Field
Office or email LAalligatorprogram@wlf.la.gov