Brookhaven Recreation hosts youth fishing rodeo Saturday

Published 9:45 am Thursday, April 7, 2016

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks Fisheries Bureau and the Brookhaven Recreation Department will host a youth fishing rodeo at the Brookhaven pond, located on Beltline Drive, Saturday.

The fishing rodeo is open to the youth 15-years-old and under. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

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

The rodeo provides quality fishing experience for the youth in a controlled and safe environment. The rodeo net is well stocked with catfish to make it easier for everyone to catch a fish.

For more information call the Brookhaven Recreation Department office at 601-833-3791 or the MDWFP Jackson office at 601-432-2400.

For additional information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit the website at www.mdwfp.com/fishing-boating or call 601-432-2212.