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

Monday, August 26, 2013

Golden Memorial State Park to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON - Golden Memorial State Park will be hosting a youth fishing rodeo on Friday, August 30.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years of age and under. Registration begins at 4 p.m.  Golden Memorial State Park is located on Damascus Road in Walnut Grove.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers. 

Fishing rodeos offer quality fishing experiences for young 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 rodeo is a great way for a family to spend quality time together.

Those seeking additional information can 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/fishing-boating or call us at (601) 432-2200. 

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