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

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

MDWFP & Tunica County to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and Tunica County will host a youth fishing rodeo at the Paul Battle, Jr. Arena & Exposition Center on Saturday, September 14. The fishing rodeo is open to youth ages 15 and under. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The Center is located on Highway 61 in Tunica.

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 pond is 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 may call the Center office at (662) 363-3299 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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