Academy Sports Donates More Than $10,000 to Georgia DNR

Georgia DNR Academy Sports Donation
Academy Sports recently donated more than $10,000 to Georgia DNR. IMG Academy Sports

U.S.A. -( The Gwinnett Stripers and Academy Sports + Outdoors just gave an extra reason to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day by donating a combined total of $12,000 to benefit fisheries management, announces the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). The donation was made possible from an auction of 30 Gwinnett Stripers jerseys after a recent game.

“We are grateful for the continued support of community partners like Academy Sports + Outdoors and the Gwinnett Stripers,” said Ted Will, WRD Director. “The generosity of this donation enables the Wildlife Resources Division to make great strides with our new Gateway to Fishing Program and further our efforts in conserving and protecting Georgia’s natural resources for years to come.”

You can celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) by planning to attend and participate at any of the FREE scheduled events across the state on Sept. 25, 2021. Events include kids’ fishing events and an Outdoor Adventure Day (at Paradise Public Fishing Area in Berrien County).

In addition to these events, a FREE fishing day is offered to all Georgia residents on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. On this day, residents do NOT need a fishing license or a trout license to fish on any public waters in the state including lakes, streams, ponds, and public fishing areas.
For more information on NHF Day in Georgia, including a complete listing and description of all events in the state, visit

From protecting coastal resources to overseeing the preservation of historic sites, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources protects, conserves, and enhances the state’s natural, historic, and cultural resources for present and future generations.

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Well it looks as though Academy Sports will be falling to the wayside like Dick’s Sports did! If that wanted to lose in sales they just did a great job at that! I will “never” purchase anything again from them!!! I went to Dicks once just before they flipped the script on Customers and stopped selling ARs and other firearms and purchase a shotgun and applied for their store credit card and got an account and have never used it due to their flipping the script! Now Academy can suck wind! I “will” pass this on to FB and other… Read more »