The Pine Tree State is home to 413,000 hunters and anglers who spend $609 million annually and support 10,387 jobs. Working with CSF in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen’s traditions in Maine are members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus and the Maine Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus.
For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in Maine please contact New England States Coordinator Joseph Mullin.
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Maine Members — Your representatives in Congress.
Governor Janet Mills
Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Member
A network of pro-sportsmen governors who work to advance the sportsmen's agenda
Maine Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Caucus Leadership — Your local representatives in state government
Senator Troy Jackson
Senator Matthew Pouliot
Representative Catherine Nadeau
Representative Trey Stewart
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Reports and Data
Your opinion counts
Recently, Virginia has proposed legislation that would make the punishment for poaching, in their state, a 1-5 year prison sentence through HB-449. Poaching undermines the social acceptance of hunters, jobs, recreation, local and state economies, and conservation efforts. How should poachers be punished?Vote Here
- By sentencing them to jail time. (37.25%)
- By giving them a cash fine. (12.75%)
- By banning their hunting and fishing privileges and their ability to buy the necessary licenses. (15.69%)
- By putting them on a probation period. (0.98%)
- There should be some discretion in the penalties depending on the motivations for the poaching incident. (33.33%)