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

Monday, April 21, 2014

MDWFP & U.S. Forest Service to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo at Homochitto National Forest Clear Springs Recreation Area

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the U.S. Forest Service are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at the Clear Springs Recreation Area on Saturday, April 26.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 7 a.m.  The Clear Springs Recreation Area is located on Highway 84, just west of Meadville.


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


The 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 U.S. Forest Service at (601) 384-5876 or 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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