Lake Bill Waller Youth Fishing Rodeo

JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.  

Youth 15 years and younger are invited to a youth fishing rodeo at Lake Bill Waller beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 27. The free event is hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP).

Lake Bill Waller is located in Marion County Wildlife Management Area approximately 7 miles southeast of Columbia. Participants are encouraged to bring their own fishing gear, catfish bait, and stringers.

The event is a good opportunity for young anglers to fish a lake that is well stocked with catfish which are typically easy to catch. Families are invited to come enjoy quality time together in a safe environment.

For more information about the youth fishing rodeo, call the lake office at (601) 736-1861 or the MDWFP Fisheries Bureau at (601) 432-2200.

For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit or call (601) 432-2200.