The Cornhusker State is home to more than 289,000 hunters and anglers who spend $780 million annually and support 12,085 jobs. Working with the CSF in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen’s traditions in Nebraska are members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Legislative Sportsmen’s Forum.
For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in Nebraska please contact Lower Midwestern States Coordinator Kent Keene.
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Nebraska Members — Your representatives in Congress.
- Representative Don Bacon
- Co-Chair: Senator Deb Fischer
- Representative Jeff Fortenberry
- Representative Adrian Smith
Governor Pete Ricketts
Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Member
A network of pro-sportsmen governors who work to advance the sportsmen's agenda
Nebraska Legislative Sportsmen's Forum
Caucus Leadership — Your local representatives in state government
- Nebraska Legislature Approves Amendments to State Raffle Laws for Non-ProfitsAug 17
- Midwest: 2020 Regional Legislative UpdateMay 26
- Nebraska: A Look into the Cornhusker State’s 2020 SessionApr 20 View more media alerts »
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%)