The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Sardis Lake, and the First Security Bank of Batesville are hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Cypress Point Recreation Area at Sardis Lower Lake on Saturday, June 1st. The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. To reach the Cypress Point Recreation Area take the North Batesville exit at I-55 and proceed East on Highway 35.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers.
MDWFP fishing rodeos offer quality fishing experiences for young anglers in a controlled and safe environment. The rodeo locations are well stocked with catfish to make it easier for participants to catch fish. This event is a great way for a family to spend quality time together.
Those seeking additional information can call Shea Staten, Sardis Lake Park Ranger, at (662) 712-1188 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.
For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our website at www.mdwfp.com/fishing-boating or call us at (601) 432-2212.
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