There will be a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Manila Airport/ Community Center. The meeting is sponsored by the City of Manila and hosted by the Big Lake Sportsmen Association.
Reports will be presented concerning access to the Big Lake, St. Francis Sunken Lands and The Dave Donaldson/Black River Wildlife Management Areas (WMA's). Orders issued by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be presented and discussed.
"If you hunt or fish any of the three WMA's in Northeast Arkansas, you should attend this meeting. Some restrictions will be in effect concerning access to these WMA's. Be at the meeting and be prepared," Jimmy White of Manila said.