By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Today is National Hunting and Fishing Day.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 330 New Cases, No Additional Deaths
The state’s Game Commission and Fish and Boat Commission are using the day to re-dedicate themselves to their missions of conserving our wildlife and outdoor resources.
They say Pennsylvania has something for everyone.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 4,496 New Coronavirus Cases, 88 Additional Deaths
“We’ve got hundreds of lakes,” Tim Schaeffer, the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission said. “We have over a thousand public boat launches that are available to hunters and anglers every single day of the year. We truly do have something for everyone when it comes to hunting and fishing.”
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And it’s those fees that help the commissions preserve our hunting and fishing resources.