Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Monday, September 24, 2012
MDWFP & Simpson County Pastors to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo at Simpson County Lake
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
(MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau and the Simpson County Pastoral Alliance
are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Simpson County Lake on
Saturday, September 29, 2012. The fishing rodeo is open to
youth under 16 years old, and registration begins at 7:00 a.m.
Simpson County Lake is located on U. S. Highway 49
approximately 5 miles north of Magee, MS.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear
and catfish bait. Fishing equipment will be provided for
anglers who need it.
"This rodeo offers a quality fishing experience for younger
anglers in a controlled and safe environment," according to MDWFP
fisheries biologist Larry Bull. "Our rodeo net is well stocked with
catfish to make it easier for our participants to catch a fish.
This is a great way for a family to spend quality time
Those seeking additional information can call the Simpson
County Lake Office at (601) 849-4886 or the MDWFP Regional Office
at (601) 859-3421.
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