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Fishing Derby set for fish hatchery

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a Kids Fishing Derby for youngsters 12 years old and younger at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery on June 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The 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 for rainbow trout.

Anglers must bring their own bait and tackle.

Adult supervision is required.

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; adults cannot fish.

For more information, contact the hatchery at 877-625-7521.

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