HomeNewsMississippi DWFP to Host Youth Rodeo at Lake Claude Bennett JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will host a youth fishing rodeo at Lake Claude Bennett on Saturday, May 24. The fishing rodeo is open to youth 15 years and under; registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Lake Claude Bennett is located 20 miles east of Bay Springs on CR 503. Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers. Fishing rodeos offer a quality fishing experience for younger anglers in a controlled and safe environment. The rodeo ponds are well stocked with catfish to make it easier for participants to catch fish. This event is a great way for a family to spend quality time together. Those seeking additional information can call Lake Claude Bennett at (601) 727-3561 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200. For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our website at www.mdwfp.com/fishing-boating or call us at (601) 432-2212. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mdwfp or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MDWFPonline.