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AGFC to host free kids' fishing derby

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MAMMOTH SPRING, AR (KAIT) -

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a "Kids’ Fishing Derby" on Saturday, June 11, at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery, 895 State Highway 342 in Mammoth Spring.

The derby is open to children 12 and under.

They will fish for rainbow trout in the hatchery’s stocked ponds.

Anglers must bring their own bait and tackle; only one rod and reel per child. Children are limited to three fish each.

Adults cannot fish; however, adult supervision is required.

The free event begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m.

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

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