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National Hunting and Fishing Day

Gabriella Hoffman
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Tomorrow marks the 47th annual celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day across the country.

All 50 states are participating in this occasion. Are there events near you?

Here are some of the elected officials, conservation groups, and agencies who’ve expressed support for the holiday:

Governor Brian Kemp (R-GA)


USDA Forest Service

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Governor Pete Ricketts (R-NE)

N.C. Wildlife Commission

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Quail Forever

President Richard M. Nixon made the proclamation of this occasion official on May 2, 1972, for it to be honored every fourth Saturday in September. Here’s the official text:

How will YOU be celebrating tomorrow? I’ll be shooting guns and fishing for some bass.


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