Improvements have been completed, and all ranges at the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area are now open, according to a press release from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.?
Installation of baffles on the rifle range and replacement of overhead covers that were damaged by the opening of the Morganza Spillway have been finalized, and now the WMA’s two shotgun ranges, handgun range, rifle range and archery range are all open.
All users are reminded they are required to obtain and complete a self-clearing permit at the range, the release states.
In addition, users 16 to 60 years old must have a valid Louisiana hunting license, fishing license or Wild Louisiana Stamp in their possession while on the range.
Sherburne WMA is located within the Morganza Floodway portion of the Atchafalaya Basin, between the Atchafalaya River and the East Protection Levee, in Pointe Coupee, St. Martin and Iberville Parishes.
The WMA is accessible from both U.S. Hwy. 190 and Interstate 10.