If Fisherman's Day in countries such as Russia and Ukraine, celebrated on the second Sunday in July, the National Day of hunting and fishing in the United States (National Hunting and Fishing Day) is celebrated on the fourth Saturday of September.
The first attempts to organize the Day of Fishing and of hunting belong athlete Ira Joffe (Ira Joffe), owner of the store's own weapons for hunting Joffe's Gun Shop.
Later, at the insistence of the National Sports Society shooting concept of this festival was considered by the U.S. Senate.
In June 1971, Senator Thomas Makantayer (Thomas McIntyre) in the Joint Resolution 117 authorized to conduct the National Day of hunting and Fisheries annually on the fourth Saturday of September.
2 May in the proclamation wrote: "I urge all citizens to join the athletes outdoor games in the rational use of natural resources and to ensure their proper management for the benefit of future generations ».
Recall that World Fisheries Day celebrated 6-June.