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

Monday, October 15, 2012

MDWFP & City of Biloxi Host Youth Fishing Rodeo at Hiller Park

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the City of Biloxi are hosting a youth fishingrodeo at Hiller Park in Biloxi on Saturday, October 20, 2012.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years of age and under; registration begins at 7:30 a.m.  Hiller Park is located on Atkinson Road approximately 2 miles from Popps Ferry Rd.


"This rodeo offers a quality fishing experience for younger anglers in a controlled and safe environment," according to MDWFP fisheries biologist Stephen Brown. "The pond is well stocked with catfish to make it easier for our participants to catch fish.  This is a great way for a family to spend quality time together." Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers.


Those seeking additional information can call Cheryl Bell with the City of Biloxi at (228) 435-6296 or Fishing Rodeo Coordinator Sherry Hazlewood at (601) 562-9696.


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