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

Friday, May 17, 2013

MDWFP & The Seth Harris Cancer Foundation to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and The Seth Harris Cancer Foundation are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Lake Claude Bennett on Saturday, May 25. The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 7:00 a.m.  Lake Claude Bennett is located south of Highway 18 on Highway 503 near Rose Hill.

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

MDWFP fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience for young anglers in a controlled and safe environment. The rodeo area is 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 Claude Bennett Lake Office at (601) 727-3561 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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