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

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Youth Fishing Rodeo to be Held at Sardis Lake

JACKSON - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and First Security Bank of Batesville are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Cypress Point Recreation area on the Lower Lake of Sardis on Saturday, June 7.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 7 a.m.  The Cypress Point Recreation area is located just off Highway 35.  

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

Fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience for younger 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 Sardis Lake at (662) 712-1188 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) 432-2212. 

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