Although I agree with Mr. Santucci about the 2 days leading up to opening day. There is another reason to move it to Saturday, I found this on the Internet-
Most schools — and even some businesses — are closed Monday as part of an extended Thanksgiving break. High absenteeism in offices, factories and classrooms on the first day of hunting season spurred the unofficial holiday. In 2016, [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]to kids ages 12-16. That’s a lot of empty desks.
Even though I live and hunt in North Florida and hunt in South Alabama. I have often thought about this situation with the schools closing.