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

Monday, June 03, 2013

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

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and the 4-H Sport Fishing Program are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Neshoba County Lake on Saturday, June 8.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m.  Neshoba County Lake is located just off Highway 486 on Road 1711 in Philadelphia.

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

MDWFP fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience for young anglers in a controlled and safe environment. The rodeo area is well stocked with catfish to make it easier for participants to catch fish.

In addition to fishing there will be additional activities at this event including games, educational booths, and archery demonstrations. It will be a great way for a family to spend quality time together.  Bring everyone out for a fun filled day.

Those seeking additional information can call the Neshoba County Lake Office at (601) 656-7373 or (601) 562-9696 or contact 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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