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Arcadia Lake Fishing Derby all about the children and fishing

Kyle Reser tries to get his 5-year-old daughter to touch the 2 1/2 pound catfish  she just caught during the Arcadia Lake Kids Fishing Derby. [PHOTO BY PAUL HELLSTERN, THE OKLAHOMAN]

Kyle Reser tries to get his 5-year-old daughter to touch the 2 1/2 pound catfish  she just caught during the Arcadia Lake Kids Fishing Derby. [PHOTO BY PAUL HELLSTERN, THE OKLAHOMAN]

EDMOND — Children went fishing during the annual Arcadia Lake Kids Fishing Derby.

Young girls and boys, along with their parents, lined the banks of the lake in Spring Creek Park to try out their fishing skills. Some caught good-sized fish.

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<p>Johnny Moore, 5, and his brother, Wyatt, 4, show their excitement when they think they have caught a fish. [PHOTO BY PAUL HELLSTERN, THE OKLAHOMAN}</p>

Johnny Moore, 5, and his brother, Wyatt, 4, show their excitement when they think they have caught a fish. [PHOTO BY PAUL HELLSTERN, THE OKLAHOMAN}

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Diana Baldwin

Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the... Read more ›

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