Noon, Friday, June 12, until midnight, Sunday, June 14
Residents and nonresidents may fish this weekend without fishing licenses or trout permits. Regulations for Arkansas waters apply: daily limits, slot limits and length limits must be observed.
Kids' Fishing Day at the Commission's five fish hatcheries is Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Each pond will be stocked with catchable-size fish before the fishing derby begins.
Bring fishing tackle and bait.
Also recommended: something to sit on, cameras, refreshments, sunscreen and hats. There is no charge for fishing derbies.
Kids' Fishing Derbies will be held at the following Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fish hatcheries:
Charlie Craig State Fish Hatchery
Andrew Hulsey State Fish Hatchery
William Donham State Fish Hatchery
Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery