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Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Phone: 601-432-2400

Thursday, June 05, 2014

MDWFP & 4-H Sport Fishing Program to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and 4-H Sports Fishing are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Neshoba County Lake on Saturday, June 14.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 7 a.m.  Neshoba County Lake is located off Highway 486 on road 1711 near Philadelphia.

 

Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers. 

 

Fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience for young anglers in a controlled and safe environment. The rodeo ponds are well stocked with catfish to make it easier for participants to catch fish. This rodeo offers many extras: fishing, food, tagged fish, games, educational booths, archery, and numerous other activities. This rodeo is a great way for a family to spend quality time together.  Everyone is invited for a fun-filled day at Neshoba Lake.

 

Those seeking additional information can call the Neshoba County Lake office at (601) 656-7376 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.

 

For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our website at www.mdwfp.com/fishing-boating or call us at (601) 432-2212. 


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