The Ocean State’s 179,000 hunters and anglers spend $154 million annually, supporting 2,347 jobs.
CSF works with the Rhode Island Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus to protect and advance sportsmen's interests in the state. For more information, please contact New England States Coordinator Joseph Mullin.
Rhode Island Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Caucus Leadership — Your local representatives in state government
- Rhode Island: CSF Submits Letter of Support for Expanded Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on NWR ComplexJun 8
- Northeast: No Better Time to Buy Your LicensesMar 23
- Rhode Island Becomes 49th State to Join the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s CaucusesApr 29 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. (50.00%)
- By giving them a cash fine. (0.00%)
- By banning their hunting and fishing privileges and their ability to buy the necessary licenses. (16.67%)
- 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. (33.33%)