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Nearly 300 kids cast lines at annual fishing derby

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Nearly 300 kids came out to Craighead Forest Park Saturday morning with fishing poles and bait in hand for the seventh annual Fraternal Order of Police fishing derby. 

 Families had a chance to eat free food and meet Region 8 law enforcement officers.

 Five lucky fishermen caught tagged fish, each worth $100.

 Kids also won trophies for smallest, largest and most fish caught. 

"I got a big one," four-year-old Adelayde Story-Baker said. 

"It's like a party," six-year-old Addison Burton said. 

"Yeah, it was kind of like a playset," six-year-old Jenny Grace Duncan said. 

Officers also gave away six bikes and three TVs.

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