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Why fishing has become the hottest new pandemic sport

[Originally from today.com] The state of Vermont has already sold more fishing licenses in 2020 than all of last year. In the latest installment of TODAY’s Harry Smith Goes To… series, Harry investigates why fishing has become a hot new trend during the coronavirus pandemic. Afterward, he and the TODAY anchors share fishing memories.

Council Encourages Outdoor Enthusiasts to Respect COVID-19 Recommendations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 6, 2020 Media Contact:Samantha Peddersamantha@cahss.org (Washington, D.C) – As the COVID-19 crisis continues to impact public health, the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports (Council) and its partners are committed to preventing the spread of the virus by following federal guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in additionContinue reading “Council Encourages Outdoor Enthusiasts to Respect COVID-19 Recommendations”

Adventure Journal’s List of COVID-19 Impacts

Rather than write new stories each time the closure of a retail store or campground is announced, or particular activities are shut down because of coronavirus, Adventure Journal is maintaining a running list here, updating it with new information as it’s available.

How target shooters can vote on which states receive the most USFWS conservation funding

In the early 1900s, sportsmen’s organizations and state wildlife agencies were terrified with their unprecedented declines in U.S. wildlife populations. In order to generate funds to support state wildlife conservation efforts, the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act was passed in 1937. This act put an excise tax on firearms, ammunition, and archery equipment toContinue reading “How target shooters can vote on which states receive the most USFWS conservation funding”

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