USA -(Ammoland.com)- In addition to the opening of the statewide archery deer season, Sept. 23 marks National Hunting and Fishing Day, a special day to recognize hunters and anglers for their leadership in conserving America’s wildlife and wild places.
Join the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission as we celebrate the true heroes of North America’s conservation story – hunters and anglers whose license fees and taxes pay for conservation work throughout the nation.
All AGFC nature centers and education centers as well as the AGFC’s shooting range in Mayflower will be open on National Hunting and Fishing Day, and most will have special programming dedicated to the event.
“Our facilities often offer the first real exposure to the outdoors for many people,” said Doug Newcomb, AGFC chief of education. “With many people growing up in cities and not being from a hunting or fishing family, a trip to a nature center may be the first step in the journey of becoming a lifelong hunter or angler.”
Newcomb says all nature centers and education centers offer instruction in hunting and fishing as well as detailed information about the …Read the Rest