Posted September 28, 2015 4:33 pm by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Members Sign Proclamations Celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day
Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus Members Sign Proclamations Celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day
Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

Washington, DC -(AmmoLand.com)- On Saturday, September 26, millions of sportsmen and women across the country will celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD).

Established in 1972, NHFD recognizes the time-honored American traditions of hunting and angling and the countless contributions made by the original conservationists – hunters and anglers – through the American System of Conservation Funding.

In order to recognize the important role that sportsmen and women play in the conservation of fish and wildlife resources, and as economic drivers in their states, 25 governors nationwide, predominantly members Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC), have signed proclamations showcasing their support for their state’s hunting and angling community. Additionally, the Ohio Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus passed a resolution recognizing the day. These include:

  • * Governor Robert J. Bentley (AL), Member, Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus
  • * Governor Bill Walker (AK), Member, Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus
    NHFD Proclamation signed September 21
  • * Governor Doug Ducey (AZ)
    NHFD Proclamation signed September 21
  • * Governor John Hickenlooper (CO), Member, Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus
    NHFD Proclamation on September 21
  • * Governor Nathan Deal (GA), Member, Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus
    NHFD Proclamation signed August 28
  • * Governor Butch Otter (ID), …read more

    Source:: AmmoLand

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