Catching trout warms a winter day at festive Arkansas Game and Fish event

Chelsie Munoz (left) and her husband Rafael Munoz, from Pea Ridge, get a laugh out of catching trout in the rain on January 27 2024 during Trout Day held at Murphy Park in Springdale.
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Chelsie Munoz (left) and her husband Rafael Munoz, from Pea Ridge, get a laugh out of catching trout in the rain on January 27 2024 during Trout Day held at Murphy Park in Springdale. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Flip Putthoff)


SPRINGDALE -- Rain fell hard enough on Trout Day at Murphy Park fish could almost be comfortable out of the water.

Freezing temperatures may have also felt fine to the cold-water rainbow trout reeled in from the park's oval-shaped pond by brave anglers.

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