Hunting and Fishing

Once necessary for survival throughout the world, hunting and fishing continue to provide a link to the earth and the cycle of life for many Americans. Today, these pastimes provide opportunities for families to enjoy the outdoors together, to learn about wildlife and the environment, and to reconnect with the past. Here fathers and mothers teach sons and daughters respect for nature, wildlife conservation, and survival skills.

Hunting and fishing today take on new meaning as game management tools, providing both dollars and expertise for saving species and habitats and culling excess populations of animals that destroy wildlife habitats and human property, serve as reservoirs for zoonotic diseases, and present a danger to people and pets. The NAIA Trust supports responsible hunting and fishing practiced in accordance with state and national fish and wildlife laws, advocates scientific management of wildlife resources, and opposes laws and regulations that abandon management or base it on specious emotional or superficial political arguments.

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