The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a Kid's Fishing Derby for children age 12 and younger at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12.
The hatchery is located 2.5 miles south of Mammoth Spring at the end of state Highway 342. The children will be fishing in the hatchery's stocked ponds for rainbow trout. Anglers must bring their own bait.
Derby rules are as follows: free fishing is for children age 12 and younger only; limit of three fish per child; only one rod and reel per child; and adults cannot fish. Adult supervision is required. For more information call the hatchery at 1-877-625-7251.