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Praying for Bass, Grieving for Trout in Arkansas

April 5, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

This past week the Arkansas legislature struggled with the idea of naming the blue catfish as the official fish of the state. After all, the blue catfish was first recorded in the Arkansas River in the 16th century. But a four-year-old who prays every night for bass and a state representative who grieves for trout helped squashed the proposal.