The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and Kemper County Tourism will be hosting a youth fishing rodeo at Kemper County Lake on Saturday, October 12. The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m.  Kemper County Lake is located northeast of DeKalb on CR 397.

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 area 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 Kemper Lake office at (601) 743-5505 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.

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