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LWF's Prize Drawing Deadline is July 31st

July 13, 2012 1:00 PM

The Louisiana Wildlife Federation is giving four lucky members the opportunity to win one of four guided fishing trips, hunts, canoe or kayak excursions and enjoy the bounty and beauty of South Louisiana.

The prizes, listed below, have been donated by loyal supporters of LWF in an effort to help spread the word about the wildlife, fisheries and habitat conservation efforts of the Federation and its 28 affiliate organizations across the state. Additional prizes may be added throughout the year and will be posted to the LWF website accordingly.

Winners will be chosen randomly by drawing on August 15, 2012. Both new and renewing members at the $35 or greater level between August 1, 2011 and July 31, 2012 are eligible for the drawings*. Join/Renew for $35 (Sustaining) and receive 1 chance to win. Upgrade your membership and increase your chances - $50 (Business/Family) for 2 chances, $100 (Sponsor) for 5 chances, $250 (Patron) for 12 chances, and so on. LWF life members will receive 12 chances for each year the drawings are held. Multiple chances allow members to be drawn more than once. Winners will choose their prize/s in the order names are drawn.

Prize #1; A trout fishing trip of a lifetime with Jeff and Mary Poe of the legendary "Big Lake Guide Service". This is for one day of fishing for three people, so the lucky LWF member can bring two guests on this trip and enjoy Gulf Coast light tackle saltwater fishing at its finest!

Prize #2; If you enjoy wildlife watching, you're gonna love this; A guided "Estuary Nature Tour" (in kayaks!) with "Calmwater Charters" in Grand Isle, LA. The lucky LWF member and guest will join Capt. Danny Wray for a day of paddling kayaks with the dolphins of Caminada Bay, where you'll also see thousands of native and migratory birds on island rookeries near Grand Isle.

Prize #3; You and your guest will follow an experienced guide on an old fashioned rabbit hunt at the famous "Palo Alto Plantation" near Donaldsonville, LA.

Prize #4; Want to try something really different? How about a guided moonlight canoe outing (for two people) in the marshes and bayous just outside New Orleans? Marshes and swamps are a completely different experience by night. "Canoe & Trails Outfitters" of New Orleans has the experience and everything you need for quite an adventure.

For more information, please contact the Louisiana Wildlife Federation at (225) 344-6707 or by email at

*This promotion is in conformance with all pertinent Louisiana Dept. of Revenue and USPS regulations; VOID where otherwise prohibited. Participants must be 18 years or older, and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. States. Employees and officers of the Louisiana Wildlife Federation (LWF) and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings) are not eligible. LWF reserves the right to verify winner eligibility, and winners may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and a liability release, or an alternate winner may be selected. Prizes are not transferable to others and no cash redemption will be permitted. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by LWF due to prize unavailability, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received. Taxes on prizes and all expenses including but not limited to the cost of ammunition or equipment, hunting/fishing licenses or stamps, travel, and any other expenses related to acceptance and use of prizes and not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winners. By participating, entrants agree to these rules and decisions and to release, discharge, and hold harmless, LWF, its officers, directors, and staff, from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions and causes of action whatsoever arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by the winner, or any of the property belonging to the winner, whether caused by the negligence of LWF, or otherwise arising from participation in the contest or receipt, use, or misuse of the contest prize.

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