Cane River Lake will close Monday, May 7 and remain closed until sunrise Saturday May 12 for a submergence chemical treatment. The closure will keep chemicals in the target areas, limit dilution and deployment preparations.
Commission Administrator Betty Fuller recommends irrigation from the Lake cease until Wednesday, May 16. The chemical used is an herbicide and could damage the vegetation being irrigated. The chemical will administrated Tuesday, May 8, and Wednesday, May 9
The Cane River Waterway Commission or Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will not be responsible for any damage incurred due to irrigation that occurs in contravention of this notice. For more information contact Fuller at 318-357-3007 office, or 318-617-3235 cell.