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Last Cast for Recreational Anglers in the 115th

For me, there’s always a sense of urgency in the final minutes of a day on the water. If I have been fortunate to catch fish during the trip, I want to catch one more to close out the day. If I haven’t, that last cast means all the… Read More

National Hunting and Fishing Day: Why You Should Participate

By Zach Widner, Northwest States Senior Manager For me, fall doesn’t officially begin until I’ve bagged the first dusky grouse off a high mountain ridge here in my home state of Idaho. Coupled with the excellent trout fishing found in many… Read More

Reflecting on NASC’s Impact on Knife Legislation

By CJ Buck of Buck Knives and Jan Billeb of American Knife and Tool Institute Imagine you’re on vacation with your friends and family. You’ve traveled far from home to the Pacific Ocean to go on a fishing trip that you’ve been planning for… Read More

The Evolution of the American Sportsman

By Andrew McKean Earlier this summer, I had the great honor to deliver remarks at the Jack O’Connor Dinner in Lewiston, Idaho. It’s an annual homage to the Outdoor Life writer and shooting editor who defined for a generation what it meant… Read More

Sportsmen and Women Move into the Digital Frontier

By Zach Widner, Northwest States Senior Manager Over the past few years, I’ve had the opportunity to make half-a-dozen trips to the state of Alaska through working with legislators and partners on sportsmen’s policy issues in the state,… Read More

Taking Aim at Conservation Issues

By Vincent Gallo, CSF Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Prior to the eight months that I spent with the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) I had very limited exposure to the hunting and angling community. Although I regularly visited… Read More

VIDEO: Improving Angler Access Increases Conservation

With a few simple adjustments to the Magnuson-Stevens Act, federal fisheries management can be significantly improved for millions of recreational anglers. The Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act (H.R. 2023 and S. 1520), and… Read More

Funding Iowa’s Land and Water Legacy

By Gildo Tori, Director of Public Policy, Ducks Unlimited Finding permanent, secure and dedicated conservation funding sources to compliment the American System of Conservation Funding is a must if we are going to continue to provide fish… Read More

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