JACKSON -Youth 15 years and younger are invited to a fishing rodeo on Saturday, May 20 at the Visitor Education Center (VEC) at the North Mississippi Fish Hatchery in Enid. The event begins at 7 a.m. The VEC is located east of I-55 at exit 223 in Enid. Call the VEC office at (662) 563-8688 for more information.
The event is free and os an excellent opportunity for young anglers to fish in a lake that is well stocked with catfish which are typically easy to catch. Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait and stringers. Families are invited to come enjoy quality time together in a safe environment.
For more information about the youth fishing rodeo program, call the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.
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