The U.S. Forest Service, along with State and local partners are sponsoring free fishing derbies throughout the Ouachita and Ozark-St. Francis National Forests.
The Mena/Oden Ranger District will host their free fishing derby at the Rifle Range Pond on Saturday, June 6. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and fishing will be from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. The derby is for ages 12 and under and prizes to be awarded. For more information, call 479-394-2382. Partners of the free fishing derby are Arkansas Game and Fish, Magic Bait, Oden Wood and Water Club, and the U.S. Forest Service.