The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and Meridian Parks and Recreation are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at the Q.B. Sykes pond on Saturday, April 27, 2013.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 7:30 a.m.  The Q.B. Sykes pond is located at the Q.B. Sykes Park in Meridian.

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

The 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 may call the Meridian Parks Office at (601) 485-1802 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.

For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our website at or call us at (601) 432-2212.

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