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For Immediate Release                    Contact: (Name and    
(Month, Day), 2008                        Telephone Number, email)    
(Name of organization)
(Your Town, State) -- Hunt. Shoot. Fish. Share the Pride.


The members of the (Your group name) will be sponsoring a  Celebration of National Hunting & Fishing Day, Saturday, September 26, 2009. Open to the public, the event will run (hours and date(s) at location and directions).
"Join us in celebrating the original outdoor challenge - National Hunting and Fishing Day. It will be a family-oriented event, with fun and educational hands-on activities that everyone will enjoy. This is a great way to introduce youth and newcomers to outdoor sports while teaching them about the important role that hunting and fishing play in (Your state's) wildlife conservation programs.  It's a perfect opportunity to create a better public understanding of hunting and fishing and to create a better public awareness of the important role that hunters and anglers have played in conservation and improving our natural resources," said (Name of publicity chairperson), spokesperson for (Your club). (Feel free to use your own quote).   
A few of the fun and challenging hands-on activities you can try will be (list activities and seminars). (Name several groups involved) and other sportsman's and conservation groups will also have exhibits. There will be displays of hunting and fishing equipment and demonstrations of outdoor skills. Kids, don't forget to check out the (list interesting and fun activities youth would enjoy). For more information about the event planned for (Your town), contact (Name, title and phone number of publicity chairperson).

Wonders of Wildlife, located in Springfield, MO, is the official home to National Hunting and Fishing Day.

National Hunting and Fishing Day, formalized by Congress in 1971, was created by the National Shooting Sports Foundation to celebrate conservation successes of hunters and anglers. From shopping center exhibits to statewide expos, millions of citizens learned to appreciate America's sportsman-based system of conservation funding. That system now generates more than $1.7 billion per year, benefiting all who appreciate wildlife and wild places.

National Hunting and Fishing Day is observed on the fourth Saturday of every September.