Couples Fishing Derby


On February 9 beginning at 10 a.m., couples can come out to the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center, located at 8300 Wells Lake Road in Fort Smith, for a fishing derby.

Participants must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid Arkansas fishing license and trout stamp. Daily limits and fishing regulations apply. The couple with the overall largest weight of fish will win an overnight stay at Mount Magazine Lodge (subject to availability), courtesy of the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation.

Check-in: 9:30 a.m.
Derby: 10 a.m.
Weigh-in: 1 p.m.
Registration is required. Call 479-452-3993 to register or for more information.

There is no fee for this program.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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