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Redfield fishing derby slated April 20


REDFIELD — A free youth fishing derby will be held Saturday, April 20 at Sanders Lake in F.P. Baugh Park, according to James “Smitty” Smith of the sponsoring Redfield Community Services Association.

Registration will be conducted from 8-9 a.m., with fishing between 9 and 12 noon. Weigh-in will be conducted at noon for the three age groups: 1- to 5-years-old; 6-10 and 11-15. Prizes will be awarded in each age group.

All contestants must be accompanied by an adult and furnish their own fishing equipment and tackle.

Smith said the lake will be stocked by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. A concession will sell hot dogs, chips and drinks at the site.

Individuals and businesses wishing to donate prizes or volunteer to help with the fishing derby can call Smith at (870) 692-4010; Jane Marsh, (501) 397-7164; Stacy Dobbins, (501) 247-9855, or contact any member of the association.