Sardis Lake to hold fishing rodeo 5/28/13

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Sardis Lake to hold fishing rodeo

JACKSON – 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 1.

The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under. Registration begins at 7 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.

 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.

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