001200The Benton Police Department, in conjunction with the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission and Golden ‘K’ Kiwanis, will be hosting a FREE fishing derby in June.  The “Hooked on Fishing” fishing derby will be held on June 18th, 2014 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 is the first year we will have professional fisherman there from the Major League Fishing and the Outdoor Channel onsite filming and helping out.  
The Game & Fish Commission will be providing 2 truckloads of fish prior to the start 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.  
Please mark your calendar and make plans to attend this great event. For more information on the event please contact Lt. Mike Kassel or Lt. Kevin Russell with the Benton Police Department at 501-776-5948 for more details.