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

Thursday, June 26, 2014

George P. Cossar State Park to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will host a youth fishing rodeo at George P. Cossar State Park on Saturday, July 5.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 7:30 a.m. George P. Cossar State Park is located at 165 County Road 170 near Oakland.

 

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 can call the George P. Cossar State Park Office at (662) 623-7356 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 601-432-2212. 


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