2016 Flood Information

01/29/2016 - 3:39:45pm

Jan. 29, 2016 - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is providing notice to deer hunters that deer hunting season in parts of Deer Area 9 in the Atchafalaya Basin will reopen Saturday (Jan. 30) when the Atchafalaya River gauge at Butte La Rose falls below 18...

01/19/2016 - 4:31:16pm

Jan. 19, 2016 – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has closed several roads to vehicle traffic at the Richard K. Yancey Wildlife Management Area (WMA) because of flooding.

The closures include Hogpen Lake Road, Lac-A-Sostien Road, Ross Road, Wycoff Road,...

01/14/2016 - 3:57:06pm

Jan. 14, 2016 - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has cancelled all lottery waterfowl hunts on the South Farm unit of Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA) due to extensive flooding of the site.

Increasing water levels in associated river systems have caused...

01/14/2016 - 3:24:40am

Jan. 13, 2016 - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has closed all roads in Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) because of high water.
 
Increasing water levels in associated river systems have caused backwater flooding on these thoroughfares. Once...

01/11/2016 - 6:01:21pm

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Announces Road Closures at Grassy Lake WMA

Jan. 11, 2016 – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has closed North Bayou Natchitoches Road at Grassy Lake Wildlife Management...

01/10/2016 - 7:54:59pm

Deer Hunting Halted in Atchafalaya Basin By High Water Benchmark Closure

Jan. 10, 2016 – Rising flood waters in the Atchafalaya Basin triggered an automatic deer hunting season closure Saturday in parts of Deer Area 9....

01/08/2016 - 5:27:52pm

Jan. 8, 2016 – Deer hunting season in areas of northeast and central Louisiana near the Mississippi River will resume Saturday (Jan. 9) 30 minutes before sunrise.

The closure, enacted Jan. 3 because of flooding of the Mississippi River, covered land from the Arkansas state line,...

01/08/2016 - 4:43:25pm

Jan. 8, 2016 – Deer hunting season in areas of northeast and central Louisiana near the Mississippi River will resume Saturday (Jan. 9) 30 minutes before sunrise.

The closure, enacted Jan. 3 because of flooding of the Mississippi River, covered land from the...

01/07/2016 - 7:48:01pm

LWF Commission Votes to Close Deer Hunting Season in Portions of State Should Morganza and Bonnet Carre Spillway Openings Be Necessary

Jan. 7, 2016 – The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission voted Thursday (Jan. 7) to close deer...

01/06/2016 - 10:38:11am

Jan. 5, 2016 – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has closed Cas Cas Road, also known as Grand Lake Road, at Grassy Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) to all but ATV traffic because of high water brought on by flooding.

In addition, the Fools Bay low...

01/05/2016 - 10:58:35am

Jan. 5, 2016 – Rising flood waters in the Atchafalaya Basin could trigger an automatic deer hunting season closure in parts of Deer Area 9 as early as Friday (Jan. 8).

The High Water Benchmark Closure, enacted by the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission in Title 76, will...

01/04/2016 - 5:32:14pm

Jan. 4, 2016 – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will close Sandy Bayou Road and Muddy Bayou Road (from Deville Crossing to Nolan Bayou Road) at Dewey W. Wills Wildlife Management Area (WMA) once the water level on Larto Lake reaches 42’ mean sea level, which...

01/02/2016 - 5:53:29pm

LDWF Deer Hunting Season Closure in portion of Northeast and Central Louisiana Shortened to Five Days

Jan. 2, 2016 – The closure of deer hunting season in a portion of northeast and central Louisiana near the Mississippi River scheduled to...

12/29/2015 - 6:27:44pm

LDWF Deer Hunting Season Closure in portion of Northeast and Central Louisiana to Last One Week

Dec. 29, 2015 – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham will close deer hunting season in a portion of...

12/29/2015 - 12:06:55pm

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Dec. 29, 2015 – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham will close deer hunting season in a portion of northeast and central Louisiana because of flooding from the Mississippi River.

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