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

Monday, March 18, 2013

MDWFP & Canton Parks and Recreation to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo at Turcotte Ponds

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and Canton Parks and Recreation are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at the Turcotte Education Center Fishing Rodeo ponds on Saturday, March 30, 2013.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years of age and under, and registration begins at 7:00 a.m.  The Education Center is located on Highway 43 just east of the Natchez Trace on Ross Barnett Reservoir.

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

The rodeos offer a quality fishing experience for young anglers in a controlled and safe environment and are a great way for families to spend quality time together. 

For additional information contact the Canton Parks Office at 601-859-4358 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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