AR, KS, LA, MO, NE, ND, OK, TX
Chris Horton joined CSF in 2010 as the Midwestern States Director. In this role he oversees and interacts with the state legislative sportsmen’s caucuses and members of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus throughout the region. As the Fisheries Program Director, he serves as CSF’s primary point of contact on federal recreational fishing issues, as well as assists the States Program Team staff with challenges for anglers at both the state and regional levels.
Prior to joining CSF, Chris served as the Conservation Director for the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.). His primary responsibility was to work with and represent the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation and B.A.S.S. members on local, state and national conservation issues that impact sport fishing.
Chris received a master's degree in fisheries from the University of Arizona. Prior to working with BASS, Chris served as the reservoir research biologist, as well as the black bass biologist, for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Articles by Chris Horton
Arkansas: Raising Trout Permit Will Result in More Rising RainbowsMonday, March 25, 2019
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Seeking Comments on Proposed Freshwater Fishing RegulationsMonday, March 4, 2019
Oklahoma: Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Annual Sportsmen’s Day at the CapitolTuesday, February 19, 2019
Arkansas: Governor Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Governor Hutchinson Unveils 2019-2020 Duck Stamp at Sportsmen’s Caucus LunchTuesday, February 19, 2019
Oklahoma: Sportsmen’s Caucus Member Introduces Science-Based Bill to Benefit Trout FisheryMonday, February 4, 2019
Gulf States One Step Closer to Management of Recreational Gulf Red SnapperMonday, January 14, 2019
Modern Fish Act Passes Senate, Heads To HouseMonday, December 17, 2018
Last Cast for Recreational Anglers in the 115thMonday, November 26, 2018
Kansas: Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Annual Pheasant HuntMonday, November 19, 2018
Gulf Council to Consider Critical State Management AmendmentsMonday, October 15, 2018
Louisiana: Governor Edwards Joins Governors Sportsmen’s CaucusFriday, August 17, 2018
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- North American Wetlands Conservation Act (11.05%)
- Chronic Wasting Disease management and studies (25.58%)
- National Fish Habitat Conservation (10.47%)
- Wildlife Migration Corridors (41.28%)
- National Wildlife Refuges (8.14%)
- Exemption of lead fishing tackle under the Toxic Substances Control Act (3.49%)