National Hunting and Fishing Day Coming up on Sept. 22nd

September 19, 2012

Fun events, plenty of activities and celebrating the passion for the outdoors is just what you will find at one of the many FREE celebrations that will be held in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.

Events that will be offered in Georgia include five kids’ fishing events and five Outdoor Adventure Days. Activities will differ at each event, but some highlights include archery and air rifle shooting, trout fishing, hunting dog demonstrations, wildlife programs, exhibits and more.

In addition to these events, a free fishing day is offered to all Georgia residents on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.  On this day, residents do not need a fishing license or a trout license to fish on any public waters in the state including lakes, streams, ponds and public fishing areas (PFA).

For more information on NHF Day in Georgia, including a complete listing of all events in the state, visit