The St. Tammany Fishing Pier on Lake Pontchartrain will open March 1 after a three-month winter closure.
The pier, south of Slidell, will open at 7 a.m., with the first day of the Spring season free for fishers and sightseers, the parish government said in a news release.
Regular admission after opening day is as follows:
- Patrons 12 and older fish for $3 and sightsee for $1.
- Children under 12 admitted free.
- Discount Thursdays: Senior citizens, active duty military and veterans fish for $1.
The pier, located at 54001 Howze Beach Road, will be open Thursday through Sunday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information, visit: www.sttammanyfishingpier.com or www.facebook.com/sttammanyfishingpier.