Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
MDWFP & U.S. Forest Service to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo at the Desoto National Forest Airey Lake 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 Airey Lake Recreation Area on Saturday, May 10. The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 7:30 a.m. The Airey Lake Recreation Area is located on City Road near Saucier.
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. Rodeo ponds are well stocked with catfish to make it easier for participants to catch fish. This event is a great way for families to spend quality time together.
Those seeking additional information can call the U.S. Forest Service at (601) 528-6176 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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