Jim Hinkle Spring River Hatchery Hosts Annual Free Kids’ Fishing Derby June 9th at Mammoth Spring


The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Jim Hinkle Spring River hatchery will host a free kid’s fishing derby Saturday, June 9th from 9-2 pm for kids under 15 years old.  They have always had a huge crowd of youngsters and look forward to this year!!

For more than 30 years the hatchery, located at the Dam 3 access and is approximately two and one-half miles south of Mammoth Spring at the end of state highway 342, hosts an annual fishing derby in conjunction with national fishing weekend. Last year there were about 550 children, along with their family, fishing for rainbow trout.

The hatchery is located at 895 Hwy 342, Mammoth Spring, AR. For more information call: 877-625-7521.