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National Hunting and Fishing Day: September 28, 2019

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Joint Resolution, Public Law 92-285

In 1972, Congress resolved, “That the President of the United States declare the fourth Saturday of September 1972 as ‘National Hunting and Fishing Day’ to provide that deserved national recognition, to recognize the esthetic, health and recreational virtues of hunting and fishing, to dramatize the continued need for gun and boat safety and to rededicate ourselves to the conservation and respectful use of our wildlife and natural resources.”


Presidential Proclamation 2018

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Key Stats:

Source: 2016 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, & Wildlife-Associated Recreation (FHWAR).

The survey has been conducted since 1955 and is one of the oldest and most comprehensive continuing recreation surveys. The survey collects information on the number of anglers, hunters and wildlife watchers, how often they participate and how much they spend on their activities in the United States. This report, the 13th in the series, runs 144 pages and includes 46 tables.

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More Stats:

Source: Monthly Retail Trade Survey (1992-2019).

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Source: Quarterly Services Survey (2009-2019).

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Source: 2016 County Business Patterns (CBP), Geography Area Series.

An annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. This series includes the number of establishments, employment during the week of March 12, first quarter payroll and annual payroll.

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