Hunters and anglers urged to use caution in Cameron Parish this weekend

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is alerting hunters and anglers to be aware that Cameron Parish continues under mandatory evacuation protocols in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura. A parish-wide curfew remains in place from 8 7 a.m.

With teal season opening statewide this weekend, hunters and anglers are advised that significant amounts of debris and hazardous material remain in waterways and scattered throughout Cameron Parish.

LDWF recommends that anglers and hunters use extreme caution and follow the public safety guidelines established by the parish. Be aware that the EMS services are limited and there are no functioning hospitals in the area.

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