POWHATAN, Ark.  – Lake Charles State Park will offer an Arkansas Free Fishing Weekend Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 08, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the park, 3705 Highway 25, Powhatan, Arkansas. The event is free and open to the public. Participants will meet at the Swim Beach parking lot.

Enjoy Arkansas free fishing weekend here at Lake Charles State Park and participate in our annual fishing derby sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Bring your own bait, tackle, and equipment. Live bait and tackle will be available for purchase at the visitor center as well as a limited number of loaner fishing poles.

For media inquiries, contact Noah Delashaw atnoah.delashaw@arkansas.gov or call 501-682-1925.