The Jackson Parish Watershed is excited to announce that after a year in the planning, construction is set to begin on the new public fishing pier at Ebenezer Park on Caney Lake. The contractor was scheduled to begin work on Tuesday, June 20th, with an estimated completion time of mid-July, weather permitting.
Serving as a recreation opportunity for those that enjoy fishing and do not have a boat, the fishing pier will be 16’ x 24’ and extend out 90 feet from the shore line. It will be handicap accessible, have an opening in the middle that can be fished, and have underwater lights for night time fishing.
Funding this project is Jonesboro State Bank Pledge 10, Jackson Parish Recreation Department via a Cooperative Endeavor agreement with the Watershed Commission and the Watershed general fund. Once the Fire Marshall and Jackson Parish Building Inspector approves the pier it will be open it up to the public
The Watershed Commission would like to also thank Mr. Jody Braud, who is building on the lake for provided the CAD drawing for this project and Mr. Stuart K. Wilson for his Engineering work.