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Monday, January 16, 2012

GAITHERSBURG, MD – On January 14, 1922, 54 visionary sportsmen met in Chicago to discuss an issue of common concern: the deterioration of America’s top fishing streams. Uncontrolled industrial discharge, raw sewage, and soil erosion threatened many of the nation’s most productive waterways. At the same time, critical wildlife habitat was being destroyed across the country and the nation’s forests and wilderness areas were quickly disappearing.  Read Full Story

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