Lake Bistineau is known for some really great fishing. Unfortunately it is also known for issues with salvinia. Check out this link, http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/lake-bistineau for more on what is going on to manage the lake.
July 24, 2017 - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has released its 2017-18 hunting regulations pamphlet online at the LDWF website. Click here to view the upcoming season’s regulations or visit the LDWF website at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/regulations .
The pamphlet contains hunting rules, regulations and season dates for the 2017-18 season, including hunting information on LDWF’s Wildlife Management Areas and Louisiana’s federal lands.
July 24, 2017 - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is accepting applications for youth lottery deer hunts on five LDWF Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) during the 2017-18 hunting season.
Youth lottery deer hunts will be held on Buckhorn, Dewey W. Wills, Floy Ward McElroy, Richard K. Yancey and Sherburne WMAs.
These hunts are restricted to youth hunters between the ages of 10-17 and will be selected through the lottery application process. These hu
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has temporarily closed the fishing pier located at the Lake Bistineau spillway as a safety precaution following a recent inpsection. The pier, located in Bossier Parish, consists of a portion of the old Highway 154 bridge that was abandoned when the Officer Thomas LaValley Memorial Bridge was completed in 2002.
The pier will remained closed until further notice. For more information regarding Lake Bistineau, please visit