Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Golden Memorial State Park and Walnut Grove to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo
JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and
Parks (MDWFP) and the City of Walnut Grove will host a youth
fishing rodeo at Golden Memorial State Park on Friday, August 29.
The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration
begins at 4 p.m. Golden Memorial State Park is located on Damascus
Road near Walnut Grove.
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 event is a great way for a family to spend quality
Those seeking additional information may call the Golden
Memorial Park Office at (601) 253-2237 or the MDWFP Fisheries
Bureau at (601) 432-2200.
For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our
website at www.mdwfp.com or call us at (601)
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