The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is charged with the responsibility of managing and protecting Louisiana's abundant natural resources.


The 2017-2018 season will begin November 20, 2017. 


Click here to print 2017-2018 application.  If you participated in the 2016-2017 season, your application was mailed to the address on file on September 14, 2017.

If you are a landowner who would like nutria harvested from your property, email your name, phone number, and the parish where the property is located and we can connect you with CNCP hunters and trappers.


Nighttime hunting through entire CNCP season now allowed on private land. Requires written permission from landowner and a permit.  You can read more and apply for permit by clicking here.  Or contact us for additional information.


You must register with our program BEFORE collecting and turning in nutria tails.

Have questions? Contact Us

View official program rules and regulations here