Using it while they can — A fisherman takes advantage of the final weeks of use of the Lake Martin boat launch. Owners of the property say they are closing the ramp for repairs, but one owner told the Teche News they are forcing the issue at this time to bring clarity to the question of legal liability. No date for possible reopening ihas been mentioned.(Karl Jeter)
The long-running struggle between Lake Martin users, land owners and a tangled web of government bodies and non-profits has finally reached the point of full disfunction. Owners of the boat launch area plan to close it to public access at the end of February, and no reopening date is in sight.