Southaven Fishing Rodeo

About 100 youngsters ages 4-12 took part in the 24th annual Southaven Fishing Rodeo at Jim Saucier Park Saturday morning, May 21. 

A young angler with his dad admires a catch from Saturday morning’s Southaven Fishing Rodeo at Jim Saucier Park. (Bob Bakken/DeSoto County News)

The lake at the park was stocked with fish and between 8-11 a.m. youngsters could fish with their parents’ supervision.  

With registration, participants had a chance to win prizes as part of the event. Free snacks and drinks were also available for the young anglers. 

More photos from the Fishing Rodeo this morning may be found on the DeSoto County News Facebook page.  

(Bob Bakken/DeSoto County News)

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