COPY-Ark. lake to be fishing hole for youth, disabled

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A new fishing hole is opening up in Clay County.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says Mom's Lake, near Corning, is the latest addition to the Family and Community Fishing Program.

Ben Williams Jr. and his family donated the nine-acre lake to the commission so that local children, senior adults and disabled anglers would have a good place to fish. The lake features large bluegill, redear bream and largemouth bass.

Officials say catchable channel catfish will be stocked from April through September.

Mom's Lake may be fished only by persons 15 and younger, 65 and older or holders of a disability license. A properly licensed person 16 to 64 years old may assist and fish with someone who fits 1 of the categories and is actively fishing.

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