Press Release

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks
1505 Eastover Dr. Jackson, MS 39211
Phone: (601) 432-2400

Wolf Lake Closed to Recreational Boating and All Waters Flooded by Mississippi River Declared “No Wake” Zones

YAZOO CITY - As of last night, the Mississippi River reached forty-eight (48.1) feet on the Vicksburg, MS gauge AND eighty-seven (86.7) feet on the Steel Bayou Landside gauge.  Pursuant to the order of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, as authorized by the Commission earlier this month, effective immediately all areas within the state inundated by Mississippi River floodwaters are declared to be “no wake” zones, and any boating in affected areas, other than by people with property in affected areas, is discouraged.

In addition, Wolf Lake is CLOSED to all recreational boating activities until this order is rescinded. Boating on Wolf Lake, other than by people with property in the affected area, is CLOSED and no-wake zones will be enforced.

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