The Volunteer State's 994,000 hunters and anglers spend $1.8 billion annually and support 26,389 jobs. Working with CSF in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen’s traditions in Tennessee are members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, Governor Bill Haslam, and the Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus.
For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in Tennessee please contact Central Appalachian States Manager John Culclasure.
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Tennessee Members — Your representatives in Congress.
- Senator Lamar Alexander
- Senator Marsha Blackburn
- Representative Jim Cooper
- Representative Scott DesJarlais
- Representative Charles Fleischmann
- Representative Phil Roe
Governor Bill Lee
Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Member
A network of pro-sportsmen governors who work to advance the sportsmen's agenda
Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Caucus Leadership — Your local representatives in state government
- Southeast: 2020 Legislative UpdatesMar 23
- Tennessee: Sportsmen’s Caucus Adds New LeaderSep 23
- Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Dove ShootSep 9 View more media alerts »
Reports and Data
Your opinion counts
Recently, numerous states have tried to pass legislation that would ban hunting contests. What is your personal view on hunting contests?
- I am fine with hunting contests and have participated in them. (42.59%)
- I support others’ ability to participate in them but I choose not to. (25.93%)
- I support hunting contests, but believe the regulations governing the contests should be updated to ensure that all contest promoters work with tanneries to make use of the animals harvested. (16.67%)
- I am against hunting contests. (14.81%)
- I am unsure. (0.00%)