Youth Fishing Derby in Jacksonville June 21

JACKSONVILLE, AR - The 17th Annual Youth Fishing Derby is coming up on June 21.

The event is being held at Dupree Park Lake.

Jacksonville Parks & Recreation and the Arkansas Game & Fish are sponsoring the derby for fishing enthusiasts aged 15 and under.

Registration is free and will take place at the lake 7 a.m.- 8 a.m. 

The tournament will run from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., rain or shine. 

Prizes will be awarded at 10:15 a.m. for different categories such as, smallest fish caught, most fish caught, and longest fish caught. (You must be present to win). 

The Family Fun Day event starts immediately after the derby with free food and admission for all ages.

For derby regulations and more info, call (501) 982-4171.

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