At the federal level, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation works with the members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus, the administration, federal agencies and other federal policy makers to protect and advance the interests of sportsmen and women through policies that address sportsmen’s conservation issues such as hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping.
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All 50 States, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia are mandated to develop a State Wildlife Action Plan to identify key… Read More
The red snapper fishery in the Gulf of Mexico is managed by the Gulf of Mexico Fisheries Management Council (Gulf Council) and the National… Read More
Since the 112th Congress, the bipartisan leaders of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) have worked to move a number of legislative… Read More
Hunters, recreational shooters, and firearms, archery, and ammunition manufacturers are the largest financial supporters of wildlife… Read More
The most recent Farm Bill, also known as the Agricultural Act of 2014, was passed by Congress in February 2014. Through the efforts of… Read More
NAWCA: The North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA), passed in 1989, provides matching grants to carry out wetlands conservation… Read More
Your opinion counts
Which of these considered changes do you believe would have the most positive impact on management of the recreational red snapper fishery in the Gulf of Mexico?Vote Here
- Granting full management authority (stock assessments, management of both commercial and recreational sectors, etc.) to the five Gulf states. (28.00%)
- Extending the states’ current 9-mile management jurisdictions to 25 miles. (20.00%)
- Permanently allow each state to manage its recreational sector allocation out to 200 nautical miles. (24.00%)
- Use of more appropriate management models, such as rate of harvest, rather than the commercial hard-poundage quota system currently in place. (24.00%)
- Inclusion of additional, non-federal data in stock assessments. (4.00%)