The 17th annual Youth Fishing Derby, sponsored by Jacksonville Parks and Recreation and the Arkansas Game Fish Commission, will be held June 21 at Dupree Park Lake in Jacksonville. The event is for fishing enthusiasts age 15 and younger, there no charge.

Registration will be from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., at Dupree Lake; the derby will held 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., rain or shine.

Prizes for smallest fish, most fish, and longest fish will be awarded at 10:15 a.m.; winner must be present.

Family Fun Day events begin immediately after the derby – free admission and food for all ages!

For Derby regulations, or more information on the day, call 501-982-4171.