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National Hunting and Fishing Day!

Wonders of Wildlife

The official home of National Hunting and Fishing Day, Wonders of Wildlife is a hunting, fishing and  conservation focused museum. 

OUR MISSION: To educate, inform and entertain visitors concerning the value of fish and wildlife, to help them appreciate our heritage of hunting and fishing, and to motivate their personal involvement in the conservation of our outdoor resources.


National Shooting Sports Foundation


National Hunting and Fishing Day was created by NSSF to celebrate the conservation successes of hunters and anglers.

NSSF is a trade association for the shooting, hunting and firearms industry. Formed in 1961, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with a membership of more than 3,000 manufacturers, distributors, retailers, sportsmen's organizations and publishers.

Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited is the world's leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation.DU got its start in 1937 during the Dust Bowl when North America’s drought-plagued waterfowl populations had plunged to unprecedented lows. Determined not to sit idly by as the continent’s waterfowl dwindled beyond recovery, a small group of sportsmen joined together to form an organization that became known as Ducks Unlimited.


Realtree® is the home of America’s most versatile camo patterns. No matter where you hunt or enjoy the outdoors, there’s no better way to blend in to your surroundings than by wearing Realtree.

Thompson/Center Arms

We’re as passionate about firearms as the thousands of hunting and shooting enthusiasts we serve and support. Since 1967, Thompson/Center Arms has been synonymous with firearms that stand up in the toughest situations and perform when it counts. With features like interchangeable barrels, 5R rifling and uncompromised quality and design, Thompson/Center is the brand that delivers value and reliability you won’t find anywhere else. Perhaps that’s why today’s top hunters rely on T/C. 

Thompson/Center Arms is proud to offer American-made quality while backing it up with knowledgeable support and a lifetime warranty. We know that missed moments can’t be refunded and there is no replacement value for the trophy that got away. We know that there are only so many shots of a lifetime out there, and we’re ready for each one.

Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World

Bass Pro Shops®, which specializes in outdoor fun, operates 98 stores and Tracker Marine Centers across America and Canada that are visited by more than 120 million people every year. Bass Pro Shops stores, many of which feature restaurants, offer hunting, fishing, camping and other outdoor gear while their catalogs and website serve shoppers throughout the world. The company’s Tracker Marine Group® (, a leading brand of fishing boats for more than 37 years, manufactures and sells a variety of boats for fishing and cruising. Family fun is on tap at Bass Pro Shops resort Big Cedar Lodge®, voted by Travel + Leisure as one of the top 50 Best Hotels for Families in the U.S. For more information, visit  To request a free catalog, call 1-800-BASS PRO.  Follow us on Facebook at

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A.

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., makes the toughest, most off-road capable and versatile ATV and Side-by-Side vehicles. Outdoorsmen continue to trust the award-winning Grizzly 700 FI (with the world’s first electric power steering on an ATV) and the Rhino 700 FI Side-by-Side vehicle for the toughest jobs and roughest hunts. Yamaha is deeply ingrained in the outdoors lifestyle and also enjoys long-standing relationships with organizations like Buckmasters, Ducks Unlimited, National Rifle Association, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Realtree and Safari Club International, among others.                           is an informative, detailed, secure and safe way to buy and sell firearms and hunting/shooting accessories. promotes responsible gun ownership. Aside from merchandise bearing its logo, sells none of the items listed on its Web site. Third-party sellers list items on the site and Federal and state laws govern the sale of firearms and other restricted items. Ownership policies and regulations are followed using licensed firearms dealers as transfer agents.The Web's Largest Hunting and Sport Shooting Auction.


National Riffle Association

The National Rifle Association is the world’s leader in firearm education, safety and training. Early on in the organization’s history, the NRA turned its interest to promoting the shooting sports and hunting, especially among our nation's youth. It is those fundamental ideas of education and training that sustain many of the programs the NRA offers to the public today. NRA training courses develop safe and responsible hunters and shooters through a network of certified instructors, training more people annually than any other organization.


National Wild Turkey Federation

Founded in 1973, the NWTF is headquartered in Edgefield, S.C., and has local chapters in every state.The NWTF is dedicated to the conservation of the wild turkey and the preservation of our hunting heritage.Through vital partnerships with state, federal and provincial wildlife agencies, the NWTF and our members have helped restore wild turkey populations throughout North America — from a mere 30,000 in the entire United States to more than 7 million across the United States, Canada and Mexico.


Outdoor Sportsman Group

Outdoor Sportsman Group is comprised of the world’s foremost media and entertainment brands for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. It includes three leading multichannel networks: Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network. The Group also consists of a number of established integrated media assets: 15 outdoor magazines including Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Bowhunting and Florida Sportsman, and 19 top websites, including Additionally, Outdoor Sportsman Group includes television production operations, Winnercomm, as well as aerial camera businesses, SkyCam and CableCam.


 The Izaak Walton League

Founded in 1922, the Izaak Walton League is one of the nation's oldest and most respected conservation organizations. With a powerful grassroots network of nearly 270 local chapters nationwide, the League takes a common-sense approach toward protecting our country's natural heritage and improving outdoor recreation opportunities for all Americans.

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation

Since 1989 the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the most respected and trusted sportsmen's organiztion in the political arena. CSF's mission to work with Congress, govenors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping.


KeepAmericaFishing works to keep recreational anglers on the water – securing access to more waterways, for more days, and with healthy populations of fish. As a grassroots network of over 1 million supporters, we have the tools to help all fishermen speak with a single voice and defend our rights to fish.

Since 1989 the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the most respected and trusted sportsmen’s organization in the political arena. CSF’s mission is to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping. - See more at:


Since 1989 the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the most respected and trusted sportsmen’s organization in the political arena. CSF’s mission is to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping. - See more at:


Cabela’s, headquartered in Sidney, Nebraska, is a leading specialty retailer, and the world’s largest direct marketer, of hunting, fishing, camping and related outdoor merchandise. Since the Company’s founding in 1961, Cabela’s has grown to become one of the most well-known outdoor recreation brands in the world, and has long been recognized as the World’s Foremost Outfitter. Through Cabela’s growing number of retail stores and its well-established catalog business and Website at, it offers a wide and distinctive selection of high-quality outdoor products at competitive prices while providing superior customer service.



From its humble beginnings in Spirit Lake, Iowa to world leader today, Berkley Fishing has been producing gear that simply Catches More Fish. Berkley’s roots run deep and gear isn’t the only contribution to the fishing community. This industry giant is one of the greatest contributors to conserving waterways and giving more anglers a voice.




Everyone can recall that first rod n’ reel. Chances are it was a Shakespeare. An industry leader, Shakespeare has been introducing the fishing sport to new anglers each year. It is with these efforts that Shakespeare promotes a positive impact on the conservation community. Shakespeare leads the way for new anglers to find a love and passion for the outdoors while maintaining a spirit for conservation.


Safari Club International (SCI) is the leading voice in the fight to protect our freedom to hunt, both in the United States and internationally. The SCI Hunter Advocacy department is headquartered in Washington, D.C., advocating on behalf of SCI members and non-members alike. From staff dedicated to legislation and policy to a team of litigators, SCI Hunter Advocacy is at the forefront of protecting our hunting heritage.\