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

Friday, May 09, 2014

Visitor Education Center to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks' (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) adjacent to Enid Lake will host a youth fishing rodeo on Saturday, May 17. The fishing rodeo is open to youth ages 15 and under; registration begins at 7 a.m.

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. Rodeo ponds are well stocked with catfish to make it easier for participants to catch fish. This event is a great way for families to spend quality time together.

Those seeking additional information may call the VEC at (662) 563-8068. The VEC is part of the North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and is located at Exit 233 east of I-55.

For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our website at www.mdwfp.com/wildlife-hunting or call us at (601) 432-2199. 

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