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Federal Proposal Would Open Hunting and Fishing Opportunities in National Wildlife Refuges
6/21/2019
Credit:
Ryan Chelius, outdoorlife.com
On June 5th, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced a proposal for new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries. This proposed legislation would give hunters and anglers access to over 1 million acres of public land and provide sportsmen and women with the chance to explore new areas.

At a time when access to good public hunting land is hard to find, outdoorsmen and women have something to look forward to with this new proposal. “Hunting and fishing are more than just traditional pastimes as they are also vital to the conservation of our lands and waters, our outdoor recreation economy, and our American way of life,” says Secretary Bernhardt.


READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE ON OUTDOORLIFE.COM:
https://www.outdoorlife.com/federal-proposal-would-open-hunting-and-fishing-opportunities-in-national-wildlife-refuges/