Upcoming Events

Forrest County Lake Youth Fishing Rodeo

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Time: 9:00 am

Location: Forrest County Convention Center Lake

County: Forrest

For more information please contact Sherry Hazelwood at (601) 432-2200 .

Children 15 years and younger are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at Forrest County Lake at the Forrest County Convention Center beginning at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, September 16. The free event is hosted by Forrest County and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP).


Forrest County Lake 0.6 miles north of Hwy 98 and Hwy 49 junction (south of Hattiesburg) on Hwy 49 at back of Multiuse Center.Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers. However, a limit amount of fishing gear will be available.


The event is a good opportunity for young anglers to fish a lake that is well stocked with catfish which are typically easy to catch. Families are invited to come enjoy quality time together in a safe environment.

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