SPRINGFIELD, Missouri. – Flooding from this past weekend coupled with additional rainfall predicted for the middle of the week has forced the postponement of the Kids’ Fishing Day events scheduled for this Saturday (May 6) at Bennett Spring and Montauk state parks. Bennett Spring has rescheduled its Kids’ Fishing Day event for June 10, Montauk’s event will be Aug. 12 says the Missouri Department of Conservation.

207 Bennett Spring Flooding
High water at Bennett Spring State Park (pictured above) and at Montauk State Park, coupled with the chance of more rain predicted for the middle of the week, has forced the postponement of Saturday’s Kids’ Fishing Day events at both sites.

Photo by MDC Staff, courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation.