Elmer’s Island to close Sunday at 12 noon due to Hurricane Harvey

Precautionary closure due to potential storm-related issues

Editor’s Note: The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries updated this story later Friday to indicate the island will close at 12 noon on Sunday….

If you’re heading to Elmer’s Island this weekend to fish or watch Ride the Bull unfold in Caminada Pass, you’re good to go — but be aware that the island will close at 6 p.m. Sunday in anticipation of possible effects from Hurricane Harvey.

According to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the island is closing as a precautionary and preparedness measure, and will remain closed until further notice.

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