July 23, 1938

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1938 the first federal game preserve was approved by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The area was 2,000 acres located in a prime Utah wilderness area. The catch and release program for the hunting of Mormons was not legalized, but neither was it discouraged.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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