The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted Notices of Intent for the 2012-14 hunting season and the 2012-13 Wildlife Management Areas General Rules and Regulations.

The Teche Area’s many deer hunters, among others, may be interested in some of the proposed changes, including proposals for the Atchafalaya Basin and Atchafalaya Delta WMA. You have a perfect opportunity to have a say in the fate of of those proposals in a public comment period. Many of the changes, which were recommended by game biologists with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, are outlined in The Advocate Outdoors Editor Joe Macaluso’s story on Thursday’s meeting on this page. To view the full Notice of Intent and all proposed hunting season dates and regulations for the upcoming hunting seasons, go to