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Parish ends some Calcasieu River restrictions

West Fork and English Bayou now open

Post Date:05/10/2017 10:48 AM


Parish ends some Calcasieu River restrictions

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury has discontinued its restrictions on recreational boating for the West Fork and English Bayou.

However, the East Fork of the Calcasieu River from the Saltwater Barrier to the parish line remains closed to recreational boat traffic until further notice.

An emergency declaration closing parts of the river was issued last week due to high water from heavy rainfall.


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