What Committees or Caucuses have you been affiliated with in office that support the sportsmen's community and fish and wildlife conservation?
Chairman of Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development, Natural Resource Committee, Louisiana Hunter's Against Poachers.
What is your top policy priority for the sportsmen and women in your state?
Protecting the Second Amendments rights of our outdoorsmen and making sure we have open land and waterways to hunt and fish.
What is your most memorable outdoor (hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, or trapping) experience?
Any time that was spent on the waterways or woods with family and friends.
What is your favorite fish or game to pursue?
What hunting, fishing, shooting, trapping or other related organizations are you a member of?
National Rifle Association, Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), Local camp - Camp Pocahontas.
What do you consider the biggest obstacle to recruiting new participants to hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping?
Lack of interest due to current technology.
Do you have other insights or thought that you would like to share about your state's rich outdoor heritage?
Louisiana is definitely the sportman's paradise!
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- By sentencing them to jail time. (33.33%)
- By giving them a cash fine. (18.18%)
- By banning their hunting and fishing privileges and their ability to buy the necessary licenses. (12.12%)
- By putting them on a probation period. (0.00%)
- There should be some discretion in the penalties depending on the motivations for the poaching incident. (36.36%)