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Kid's Fishing Derby on tap

Thursday, May 14, 2009

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a Kid's Fishing Derby for youngsters 12-years-old and younger, at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery on June 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery is located 2.5 miles south of Mammoth Spring at the end of State Highway 342.

The youngsters will be fishing in the hatchery's stocked ponds of rainbow trout. Anglers must bring their own bait and tackle.

Derby rules are: free fishing for kids 12-years-old and under, limit of three fish per child; no culling; only one rod and reel per child; and adults cannot fish.

Adult supervision is required.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has a strong commitment to America's youth and is proud to celebrate National Fishing Week by sponsoring an unforgettable day of fishing for children. Those participating will enjoy a day of family fun.

For more information information contact the Hatchery, toll free at 877-625-7231.



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