As part of National Fishing Week 2004 from noon on Friday, June 11, until
midnight Sunday, June 13, non-residents and residents will be able to fish without a fishing
license and/or trout permit. For more information call (501) 223-6000.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will conduct workshops and demonstrations
on different fishing areas of interest. For more information please call (501) 223-6000.
Catch and Release Techniques*
Use barbless hooks
Land the fish quickly
Keep fish in the water as long as possible when unhooking it
Don't stick objects in fish's gill or squeeze the fish
Before touching the fish, wet hands
If the fish swallowed the hook, cut the line
The season is open from June 15 until March 15, sunrise to sunset. For more information
and regulations about spearfishing, consult the Arkansas Fishing Regulations for 2000.