The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Fisheries Bureau and Tupelo Parks and Recreation are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Veterans Park pond April 12.
The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under and registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
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 Tupelo Parks and Recreation (841-6440 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at 601-432-2200.