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

Monday, April 07, 2014

MDWFP & U.S Forest Service to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and the U.S. Forest Service are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Choctaw Lake in the Tombigbee National Forest on Saturday, April 12.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 9 a.m. The lake is located 3 miles south of Ackerman on Highway 15.

 

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

 

Fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience 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 Choctaw Lake Office at (662) 285-3778 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 call us at (601) 432-2212


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