JACKSON – A youth fishing rodeo will be held at the North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and Visitor Education Center at Enid on Saturday, October 24. This free event is for children ages 15 and younger. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and fishing will continue until 11 a.m.
The Visitor Education Center pond will be stocked with catfish just for this youth activity. Young anglers will be provided with rods, reels and bait, but should bring their own container to take their catch home.
This event is an ideal way to introduce youngsters to fishing. Adults are encouraged to bring their children, neighbors, and friends for a memorable morning of fishing fun.
The North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and Visitor Education Center is part of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. It is located off I-55 at Enid Exit 233 east.
For more information about the Youth Fishing Rodeo or for information about the North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and Visitor Education Center call 662-563-8068 or visit their website at: http://home.mdwfp.com/NMFH/