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Fishing Derby on tap

Thursday, June 11, 2009

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a Kids Fishing Derby at the commission's Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 13.

The hatchery is located 2.5 miles south of Mammoth Spring at the end of Arkansas Highway 342.

Youngsters will fish in the hatchery's stocked ponds for rainbow trout.

Anglers must bring their own bait and tackle.

The event is free for kids age 12 and under.

Adults cannot fish, but adult supervision is required.

There is a limit of three fish per child. There is no culling and a limit of one rod and reel per child.

For more information contact the fish hatchery toll-free at 1-877-625-7521.

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