The Evergreen State's 1.01 million hunters and anglers spend $1.6 billion annually and support 21,823 jobs. Working with CSF in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen’s traditions in Washington are members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus and the Washington Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus.
For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in Washington, please contact CSF Western States Coordinator Aoibheann Cline (pronounced "A-veen").
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Washington Members — Your representatives in Congress.
Washington Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Caucus Leadership — Your local representatives in state government
Senator Phil Fortunato
Senator Dean Takko
Representative Brian Blake
Representative Brad Klippert
- Washington: CSF Encourages Open Public Lands and Hunting and Fishing Seasons Amidst ClosuresApr 6
- Washington: Warm Water Fishing Advisory Group Bill Advances in the SenateFeb 18
- Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Opens 6,638 Acres of Forest for Private Land HuntingOct 28 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%)