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

Monday, April 07, 2014

MDWFP & Brookhaven Parks and Recreation to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and Brookhaven Parks and Recreation are hosting a youth fishing rodeo on Saturday, April 12.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 8 a.m.  The pond is located in the Hansel King Sportsplex.


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


Fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience for younger 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 is a great way for a family to spend quality time together.


Those seeking additional information can call the park office at (601) 833-3791 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 call us at (601) 432-2212. 

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