Nebraska is celebrating the hunting and fishing that goes on in the Cornhusker state.
Those forms of recreation have a billion-dollar impact on the states economy.
Greg Wagner of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says they have seen a big increase in outdoor interest:
OC……anglers in Nebraska :19
Wagner says the state is also seeing many more hunters:
OC…..as well. ;11
Wagner says it couldn’t happen without cooperation from landowners:
OC…….habitat work. :22
Governor Pete Ricketts has signed a proclamation declaring this Saturday as hunting and fishing day in the state.