Press Release

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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

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 time together.


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 or call us at (601) 432-2212. 

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