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Lottery planned for White Lake fishing permits

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Posted: Jan 12, 2014 10:33 AM
Updated: Jan 12, 2014 10:33 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Wildlife and Fisheries, fishing, White Lake, Gueydan

GUEYDAN, La. - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is accepting applications for a lottery drawing for fishing permits in the White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area in Vermilion Parish.

The permits would allow fishing from March 15-Aug. 15.

A total of 100 permits will be issued. Each will cost $40.

Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable fee of $5 in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

People interested in obtaining an application may call the department at 225-765-2812 or download a copy on line at www.wlf.louisiana.gov/refuge/white-lake-wetlands-conservations-area .

More information is available by calling Wayne Sweeney at 337-536-9400, Ext. 1, or by email at wsweeneywlf.la.gov.

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