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Clear-Smith Port Lake draw down begins

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MANSFIELD, La. (KNOE 8 NEWS) - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has initiated a draw down on Clear-Smith Port Lake in Desoto Parish.   The process began Monday to maintain control of nuisance aquatic plants.  Biologists will use this time to make recommendations about how to create a better habitat for the fish.

A gate closure date has not been determined. For more information about this assessment contact the Louisiana Department of  Wildlife and Fisheries at, on facebook at or follow them on twitter @LDWF.

 For additional information regarding the draw down, contact Ricky Yeldell, LDWF biologist manager, at or (337) 286-5940.
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