Free fishing weekend in Arkansas

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) - If you're looking to take the kids fishing, this weekend and next will be great days to go.  The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says anyone can fish without a license this weekend and next weekend.  It also includes no trout permits needed.

All regulations on the waterways must be observed as well as daily limits, slot limits and length limits.  There will be a Kids' Fishing Derby at several AGFC hatcheries including two in Region 8.  For more information, check out the AGFC's website: