Paul B. Johnson State Park will be hosting a youth fishing rodeo on Saturday, October 26.  The fishing rodeo is open to youth ages 15 and under. Registration begins at 7 a.m.  Paul B. Johnson State Park is located on Hwy. 49 south of Hattiesburg.

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 pond is 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 park office at (601) 582-7721 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432- 2200.

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