The 2nd Annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo will be held at the East Lake on the campus of Mississippi Valley State University, Saturday, November 2 from 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. Children must be between 1-15 years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The lake will open for adults from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Participants must supply their cane pole, bait and container to store their catch. Adults under the age of 65 must have a fishing license which can be purchased in the Sporting Goods department at Wal-Mart.
The Fishing Rodeo is sponsored by Mississippi Valley State University, the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, and the Itta Bena Community Outreach Committee. For more information, contact Ruthie Robinson, IBCOC, at 662.254.6311 or Tommy Verdell at 662.254.3583.