Posted August 21, 2017 6:30 pm by Comments

By Ammoland Editor Joe Evans

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Georgia Department of Natural Resources logoUSA -( Each year, the fourth Saturday of September brings National Hunting and Fishing Day. On this day, celebrated Sept. 23 this year, everyone can enjoy any of eight FREE scheduled celebratory events, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

“Attending a National Hunting and Fishing Day event is a great way to spend the day with family and friends,” said Rusty Garrison, Director of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. “These events are family-oriented, with fun and educational hands-on activities that everyone will enjoy. It is a great way to introduce youth and newcomers to outdoor sports while teaching them about the important role that hunting and fishing have for Georgia’s wildlife conservation programs.”

What is National Hunting and Fishing Day? The U.S. Congress and President Richard Nixon established this day in 1973 to recognize generations of hunters and anglers for the time and money they donate to wildlife conservation programs.

Events offered in Georgia include kids’ fishing events and Outdoor Adventure Days. Activities will differ at each event – but some highlights include archery and air rifle shooting, trout fishing, snake …Read the Rest

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