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Catfishing Series (Fort Smith)

Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center 8300 Wells Lake Road, Fort Smith, AR 72916

June 18, 2021 – June 26, 2021

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Catfishing Series June 18-June 26

Summertime means it’s time to reel in the catfish!

From beginning catfishing to setting up trotlines, we’ve got the information you need to get going on catching a mess of fish!

  • Beginning Catfishing – June 18 at 6 p.m.
    Come hang out with us while we talk about line sets for catfishing and spend time fishing at Wells Lake.
  • Clean & Cook Your Catfish Video – Check out our Facebook page for this video.
  • Catfishing on the Barge – June 19 at 9 a.m.
    We’ll have our Education Barge out on the Arkansas River where we’ll spend time catfishing on the water. Email Emmons.Lowe@agfc.ar.gov to register.
  • Reel Re-rigging – June 25 at 1 p.m.
    Come watch as our nature center team demonstrates how to fix up your reel.
  • Trotlines – June 26 at 10 a.m. 
    Learn how to set up a trotline! Participate in hands-on learning at the center on how to set up your trotline. 

Registration is required by calling 479-452-3993.


There is no fee for this program thanks to your support of the 1/8 Cent Conservation Fund.

For more information, please call the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center at 479-452-3993.