• Boating Education Course


    Overview

    All persons born after January 1, 1984, must complete a boating education course and carry proof of completion to operate a motorboat in excess of 10 horsepower. The person may operate the boat if accompanied by someone over 18 years of age who if required has completed the course.

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    The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries offers a free boating class that lasts between 6 and 8 hours that is usually completed in a day. The course includes information on choosing a boat, classification, hulls, motors, legal requirements and equipment requirements, many navigation rules, navigation charts, trailering, sailboats, and related subjects that include canoeing, personal watercraft and more. Completion of the course will result in the student being issued a vessel operators certification card. Boating Classes with LDWF are offered year-round but are most popular in the spring and summer. These classes are offered free of charge to the public.
    Managed And Approved By:

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

    http://www.wlf.la.gov
  • Bowhunter Education Course


    Overview

    Bowhunter Education Courses are open to persons of all ages, but only those persons 10 years of age or older are eligible for certification.

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    Details

    Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a Louisiana Bowhunter Education Certification Card that is recognized by all states and provinces that require bowhunter education.

    Bowhunter Education Courses are free.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

    http://www.wlf.la.gov
  • Hunter Education Classroom Course


    Overview

    Persons born on or after September 1, 1969, must successfully complete a Hunter Education Course in order to hunt in the state of Louisiana.

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    Details

    Hunter Education Courses are open to persons of all ages, but only those persons 10 years of age or older are eligible for certification. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a Louisiana Hunter Education Certification Card that is recognized by all states and provinces that require hunter education.

    Hunter Education Courses are free.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

    http://www.wlf.la.gov