Family fishing camp in August

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks and the Mississippi Wildlife Federation will host a Family Fish Camp at Tombigbee State Park near Tupelo on August 1-2.
Times for the camp are 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The camp is open to youth ages 10-15 and its purpose is to introduce Mississippi’s families to fisheries conservation, management and sport fishing. To make this a family outing, at least one parent (or legal guardian 21 years age or older) is required to attend the camp with the youth.
Camp applications can be obtained at or by calling 601-432-2200. Deadline for applications is July 21. Participants who are selected for the camp will be notified by July 25. For more information email