This Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. – noon the Natchitoches National Fish Hatchery is hosting its annual Open House and Kids Fishing Derby. The event is free and open to the public. Kids ages 3-15 can fish for catfish in two stocked ponds. Adults must accompany children. Activities include a Flip, Pitch, and Cast Contest, bouncer and slide and wild animal exhibits by Walter B. Jacobs Nature Park. Lunch will be provided from 11 a.m. – noon courtesy of the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center. Other sponsors include the Coastal Conservation Association, Dickie’s BBQ, Walmart, Cane River Glass, Provencal Bass Club and Hiz and Herz Salon. This event is made possible by the Friends in Support of the Hatchery Group.