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  • Boat crash in swamp injures woman Wednesday

    October 26, 2016 2:22 PM

    BUTTE LA ROSE - A woman was injured when a boat crashed in the Atchafalaya Basin Wednesday. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said game wardens responded to the wreck. A single vessel ran into a bank along the Atchafalaya River near Butte La Rose in St. Martin... more »
  • Sheriff identifies body of crashed Helicopter pilot found in Atchafalaya Basin

    August 3, 2016 10:16 PM

    IBERIA PARISH - Officials have identified body of a pilot whose helicopter crashed in the Atchafalaya Basin, according to a KATC Report. Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal identified the pilot as 29-year-old Casey Clark of Great Falls, Montana. He says Clark was a pilot working for Gulf Coast Helicopters.... more »
  • Deer hunting season reopens in parts of Deer Area 9

    January 30, 2016 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deer hunting season in parts of Deer Area 9 in the Atchafalaya Basin is reopening. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says that area will reopen Saturday when the Atchafalaya River gauge at Butte La Rose falls below 18 feet. The area encompasses Iberia, Iberville, St.... more »
  • Morganza Decision Support Maps released

    January 7, 2016 4:08 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released Decision Support Maps for potential operation of the Morganza Control Structure Thursday afternoon. The maps are supporting documents that compare projected water levels in the Atchafalaya Basin as a result of whether or not the Morganza Control Structure is... more »
  • Deer season could close early in parts of Atchafalaya Basin

    January 5, 2016 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Deer season in parts of the Atchafalaya Basin could close early Friday due to rising flood waters. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said Tuesday that rising flood waters in the Atchafalaya Basin could trigger an automatic closure of deer hunting season in parts of... more »

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