Refer to Hunting Pamphlet for Additional Regulations and Information BODCAU JUNE 2020 Wildlife Management Area. The bottomland forest rapidly merges with the upland forest on a series of ridges that extend into the bottomland area. the community of Bellevue and then following the signs. The main bottomland tree species include bald cypress and water, overcup, willow, and cow oaks. Camping: Camping is available at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers improved camping area located on the south end of Bodcau WMA and at several primitive camping areas. The deer herd is considered healthy. [8], Ivan Lake is also within the WMA and was formed after the completion of a 1,300 ft Ogee spillway across Caney Creek in 1958. The area is long and narrow with an average width of 1-1/2 miles. width: 100%; .table_d2e34 td { Ivan Lake is on Bodcau WMA, and there is also a manmade dam and seasonal flood reservoir which were built to control downstream flooding. For more information, email tbuffington@wlf.la.gov or call 318.326.3225. LDWF, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, manages and develops habitat on Bodcau WMA through prescribed burning, fallow disking, supplemental food plantings, water level manipulation, and timber harvest. Numerous access routes to Bodcau -->. 30 miles to the south. [12] Louisiana has celebrated every year since President Richard Nixon signed proclamation 4128 designating the Fourth Saturday in September as "National Hunting and Fishing Day".

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The area is located approximately 17 miles northeast of Bossier City. © 2013 Apex Mapping Solutions,LLC. Owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; managed by LDWF through long-term licensing agreements. Bodcau WMA gets its name from Bodcau Bayou, the major bayou that bisects it from its northernmost point at the Arkansas-Louisiana state line to its southernmost tip nearly 30 miles to the south. The cabin was destroyed by fire, rebuilt in 1925, and serves as an environmental education center for northwest Louisiana. [13], Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, List of Louisiana Wildlife Management Areas, Deerfriendly.com: Louisiana deer population, The Advocate: "National Hunting and Fishing Day", Presidential Proclamation: National Hunting and Fishing Day, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bodcau_Wildlife_Management_Area&oldid=986795959, Wildlife management areas of the United States, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 01:46. See regulations for details. Hunting and trapping: Available game species include white-tailed deer (both archery and modern firearms), squirrel, rabbit, dove, quail, and all other species of small game. Long owned a log cabin as early as 1843 and operated a ferry on Bayou Bodcau. See regulations for details.

Refer to Hunting Pamphlet for Additional Regulations and Information BODCAU JUNE 2020 Wildlife Management Area. The bottomland forest rapidly merges with the upland forest on a series of ridges that extend into the bottomland area. the community of Bellevue and then following the signs. The main bottomland tree species include bald cypress and water, overcup, willow, and cow oaks. Camping: Camping is available at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers improved camping area located on the south end of Bodcau WMA and at several primitive camping areas. The deer herd is considered healthy. [8], Ivan Lake is also within the WMA and was formed after the completion of a 1,300 ft Ogee spillway across Caney Creek in 1958. The area is long and narrow with an average width of 1-1/2 miles. width: 100%; .table_d2e34 td { Ivan Lake is on Bodcau WMA, and there is also a manmade dam and seasonal flood reservoir which were built to control downstream flooding. For more information, email tbuffington@wlf.la.gov or call 318.326.3225. LDWF, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, manages and develops habitat on Bodcau WMA through prescribed burning, fallow disking, supplemental food plantings, water level manipulation, and timber harvest. Numerous access routes to Bodcau -->. 30 miles to the south. [12] Louisiana has celebrated every year since President Richard Nixon signed proclamation 4128 designating the Fourth Saturday in September as "National Hunting and Fishing Day".