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

Monday, June 16, 2014

MDWFP & 100 Black Men of Jackson to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and 100 Black Men of Jackson are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at the Turcotte Education ponds on Saturday, June 21. The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 8 a.m.  The Turcotte Education Center is located at 506 Hwy 43 south of Canton.


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 rodeo is a great way for a family to spend quality time together.


Those seeking additional information can call Tamera Jackson at (601) 432-2128 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) 432-2212. 

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