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‘Big Catch’ fishing derby and clinic returns for third year

April 17, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The largest community fishing event in Arkansas kicks off at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 21 at MacArthur Park in Little Rock, and it’s absolutely free. Join the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program and Community First Alliance, Inc. at this spring’s “Big Catch” day of fun, food, fishing and prizes for the entire family. 

Pine Bluff catfish stockings wrap up with big event

Oct. 4, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Park Pond is stocked eight times a year by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, four times with catfish and four times with trout. The last catfish stocking of the year will coincide with a big new fall event: the Pine Bluff Get Youth Outdoors Day on Saturday, Oct. 21.

Largest Cane-pole Fishing Event in Arkansas Thursday at MacArthur Park Pond

July 12, 2017

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the City of Little Rock will host up to 1,500 young anglers fishing with cane poles from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Thursday, July 13, at MacArthur Park Pond in Little Rock for the 32nd annual Cane Pole Fishing Event.

Family Fishing Day at Lake Bentonville Rescheduled

June 1, 2017

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family Fishing Day scheduled for this weekend has been rescheduled for June 17 at 9 a.m. until noon. Event coordinators decided to postpone the event because of weather forecasts predicting a 90 percent chance of thunderstorms and rain this Saturday.

Seniors’ fishing clinic and derby coming to Maumelle community

April 26, 2017

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program welcomes all anglers 65 years and older to come to Lake Valencia in Maumelle for the largest senior citizen community fishing event in Arkansas, 9 a.m. until noon, Friday, May 5.