Duck blind regulations submitted to AGFC

Friday, March 14, 2003

Big Lake Country Club in Manila was the host site Saturday aftrenoon for a public meeting concerning the ongoing duck blind controversy in northeast Arkansas.

In the meeting hosted by the Big Lake Sportsmens Association, Northeast Arkansas Duck Blind Committee members settled on a set of regulations that will allow the duck blinds to remain. The committee recommended sending a set of regulations to the AGFC to retain and manage the blinds for final approval.

According to a spokesman, the meeting was attended by approximately 60 persons from several northeast Arkansas counties.

Wildlife management areas involved includes Big Lake, St. Francis Sunken Lands and Dave Donaldson WMA.

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