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JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and the City of Byram will host a youth fishing day at Lake Dockery on Saturday, May 4, from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fishing will be open to youth ages 15 and under that are accompanied by an adult with a valid Mississippi fishing license.

Lake Dockery will open to the general public on Sunday, May 5. For more information including daily bag limits, fishing hours, and lake rules please contact the City of Byram at (601) 372-7791.

“Lake Dockery is part of our Community Assistance Program that is designed to provide fishing opportunities in urban environments,” according to MDWFP Fisheries Biologist Jerry Brown. “This lake was recently renovated and stocked with largemouth bass, bream, and catfish that will provide great fishing opportunities.”

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.