The Youth Fishing Rodeo, sponsored by The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and Tunica County at the Paul Battle, Jr. Arena & Exposition Center, has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 28. The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. The Center is located on Highway 61 in Tunica.

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

MDWFP fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience 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 Center office at (662) 363-3299 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.

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