Scores of visitors enjoy free fishing weekend at Roaring River State Park

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Jesus Estrada, 7, of Rogers, Ark., gets his fishing pole ready, while dad Sergio, who has found a pristine fishing spot, watches to see if he needs help. Estrada and his father came to Roaring River State Park for the free fishing weekend event, and usually come down to fish every two weeks during summer. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com

Jesus Estrada, 7, of Rogers, Ark., gets his fishing pole ready, while dad Sergio, who has found a pristine fishing spot, watches to see if he needs help.

After wading into the water and deciding it was a little too cold, Ayda Jessee, 6, of Blue Springs, returns to shore by her family (background) with a giant leaf treasure to inspect. Jessee and her family visited Roaring River State Park Saturday to enjoy the free fishing weekend. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Jesus Estrada, right, 7, waits for a bite while cousin Junior Tapia, 11, works on his line. The pair visited Roaring River State Park Saturday from Rogers, Ark. with Estrada's father Sergio for the free fishing weekend. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Laura Blades and her two children take a walk with their English Bulldog Mellow at Roaring River State Park on Saturday. The family traveled from Bella Vista, Ark., for the free fishing weekend and to support some of the visiting musicians, one of which gives her children fiddle lessons. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassvile-democrat.com
Scores of visitors flocked to Roaring River State Park Saturday to find a spot for the free fishing weekend event. Julia Kilmer reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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