NILO-Winchester to Celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day

EAST ALTON, Ill. (September 27, 2019) — Since the early 1970s, hunters and anglers across the United States have celebrated the fourth Saturday of September as National Hunting & Fishing Day. The holiday promotes public awareness of the relationship between the outdoor sports and wildlife preservation.
Famous NILO Farms®, the Winchester sport shooting and hunting preserve, invites the public to celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day this September 28, 2019. The grounds open at 9:00am. Local vendors, events and shows for all ages will be scheduled throughout the day, along with games, food and prize drawings.

September 28, 2019 Schedule of Events:

  • 10:00am & 1:00pm – Bird Dog Demonstration, Legendary NILO Kennels
  • 10:30am & 1:30pm – The Gould Brothers Shooting Exhibition
  • 3:00pm – Flag retirement ceremony
  • 4:00pm – NILO/Winchester Drawing

About NILO Farms

John Olin created a wildlife oasis of more than 600 acres of land dedicated to unsurpassed hunting, sport shooting and gun dogs. NILO is the model of conservation, educating sportsmen on wildlife preservation and the planning and planting of habitat that benefits all types of wildlife. Learn about the history of NILO by visiting

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