The Benton Police Department, in conjunction with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be hosting a FREE fishing derby this month. The “Hooked on Fishing” fishing derby will be held on June 12th, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Sunset Lake in Benton.
The fishing derby is open to all children, ages 12 and under, and registration is free. This year there will also be a Seniors Division for those over the age of 60. The Game & Fish Commission will be providing 2 truckloads of fish on the morning of the event and there will be prizes for the biggest and smallest fish caught.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing pole with them to the event. Due to this occasion, Sunset Lake will be closed to the public from 6:00 AM until Noon on June 12th.
Please mark your calendar and make plans to attend this great event. For more information on the event please contact the Benton Police Department at 776-5948 for more details. www.bentonpolice.org