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Learn How to Fish on National Hunting and Fishing Day
September 24 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm| Free
It’s officially Fall! This Saturday, we can celebrate the 50th National Hunting & Fishing Day with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission at Bobby Ferguson Park, Lake Diffenbacher, Texarkana. Click here to register. Lake Diffenbacher is on E. 50th Street, Texarkana, AR 71854. (Click here for directions.) Learn more about fishing and attend “ Fishing 101″ from the experts at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Beginner: Attend a Basic course or class. Skill awareness and knowledge imparted. Potentially may get to participate in the skill actively. Participation is with an instructor or mentor. Mostly classroom-style instruction.
This class will offer instructions for choosing equipment and landing the fish. Learn the equipment available, knot tying, choosing bait & operating a reel. There will be plenty of time on the bank to catch fish as there is a fishing derby beginning at 9:00 am. Please bring your own bait and equipment. You may also want to bring your own chair. Please dress appropriately, bring sunscreen, and wear comfortable outdoor shoes. Anyone who plans on fishing 16 and older must have a fishing license.