The Sportsmen's Voice Archive (Federal & State)

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The Sportsmen's Voice

House Natural Resources Committee Passes Sportsmen's Access Legislation; CSF Joins Conservation Partners in Supporting Water Developments for Wildlife; NOAA Fisheries Denies Longline Permit in East Florida Closed Zone; U.S. Department of the Interior Announces Expanded Hunting and Fishing in National Wildlife Refuges; U.S. House Passes Pittman-Robertson Fund Modernization Bill; Utah: CSF Hosts Western Policy Forum

Sep 14, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Natural Resources Committee Passes Migratory Bird Framework and Hunting Opportunities for Veterans Act; Angling Community Applauds Legislation to Address Algal Blooms; Bill To Eliminate Drift Gill Nets in California Advances in Senate; New Jersey: Administrative Order Prohibits Black Bear Hunting on State Lands; Conservation Priorities Addressed at Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Annual Banquet; Sportsmen and Women Contribute Over $93 Billion to Fuel the Nation's Economy; Vista Outdoor CEO Christopher Metz Joins Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Board

Sep 07, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF and Partners Send Letter to Congress Supporting Conservation Funding in Farm Bill; Idaho: State Authorities Work to Ensure Sportsmen's Access on State Lands; Kansas: Governor Hosts Proclamation Signing for National Hunting and Fishing Day; CSF Welcomes Nick Buggia as Upper Midwestern States Manager; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Renews Sponsorship for National Hunting and Fishing Day; Hornady® Joins with Leupold & Stevens and Nosler to Support Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation; In Memory of Senator John McCain, Former Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member

Aug 31, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

BLM Issues Decision on Sonoran Desert National Monument Target Shooting; Illinois: Governor Signs Pro-Hunting Blaze Pink, Poaching Regulation Bills into Law; New Jersey: Caucus Members Speak out Against Governor's Bear Hunting Ban; Hornady® Joins with Leupold & Stevens and Nosler to Support Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation; In Memory of Leonard Boswell, Former Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Chairman

Aug 24, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

President Signs Important Billfish Conservation Legislation; National Wild Pig Task Force Farm Bill Support Letter; Mid-Atlantic: CSF Hosts Regional Policy Forum, Suppressor and Air Rifle Demonstration; Midwest: State Action in the Fight against Chronic Wasting Disease; Delaware: CSF Co-Sponsors Governor's Sporting Clays Competition and Bill Signing Ceremony; Louisiana: Governor Edwards Joins Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; Oregon: CSF and Oregon Sportsmen's Caucus Support Take-a-Friend-Hunting Program; Bass Pro Shops, Ducks Unlimited Host American Wildlife Conservation Partners Meeting

Aug 17, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Bill Prioritizing Fish Conservation Introduced in House; Bills to Protect Columbia River Salmon and Steelhead Advance; Congressional Staff and Conservation Partners Gather for Clays Competition; USFWS Withdrawals Rule Banning Use of GMOs in National Wildlife Refuge System; Northeast: CSF Hosts Policy Forum on Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation; Great Lakes: CSF and Partners Support the Fight against Asian Carp; California: CSF Opposes African Trophy Ban Bill; Idaho Furthers Protections Against Chronic Wasting Disease

Aug 10, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Names 2018 Farm Bill Conferees; DOI and State of Wyoming Work Collaboratively to Advance Secretarial Order 3362; North Carolina: CSF Supports Revised Rules for Red Wolf Management; CSF Staff Attends National Conference of State Legislatures Summit; CSF Staff Joins Conservation Communication Professionals for Annual Conference; Northeast: Joe Mullin Hired as New England States Coordinator

Aug 03, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF and Partners Participate in Aquatic Invasive Species Coalition Inaugural Meeting; Wildlife Conservation Groups Urge Advancing Sportsmen's Access Bill in Congress; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Announces Red Snapper Season for the South Atlantic; Sportsmen's Groups Support Return of State Wildlife Management in Alaska; Chronic Wasting Disease Legislative Policy Reception Held at Southern Legislative Conference; Alaska: Electronic Licenses Bill Signed by Governor; South Carolina: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and National Wild Turkey Federation Host Clays Competition; Shimano and B.A.S.S. Award Scholarships to Student Anglers, Young Conservationists; Registration Now Open for CSF's August Recess Clays Competition; In Memory of Gary J. Taylor

Jul 27, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Department of Interior Hosts First Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Meeting; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Introduces Bill to Study Chronic Wasting Disease; CSF Joins Sportsmen's Groups in Supporting of Wildlife Refuge Expansions for Hunting and Fishing; U.S. House of Representatives Passes Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill; Delaware: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Continues Successful Track Record; Kansas: Stellar Hunting Safety During 2017 Seasons, Mirrors National Trends; CSF Hosts Conservation Classic Golf Tournament at Colorado's Sanctuary Course; Registration Now Open for CSF's August Recess Clays Competition

Jul 13, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSC House Leadership Signs Bipartisan Letter in Support of Our Nation's 11 Million Saltwater Anglers; Farm Bill Passes Senate, to Conference Committee with House; Wild Horse & Burro Coalition Praise, Respond to Bureau of Land Management Report; Delaware: Handgun Hunting Bill Headed to Governor's Desk; Idaho: Caucus, Sportsmen's Groups Hold Clays Shoot in Boise; North Carolina: Constitutional Right to Hunt and Fish Headed to Ballot; North Dakota: CSF Staff Attends Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Director's Meeting; Ohio: Sportsmen's License Bill Headed to Governor's Desk; CSF and National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses Executive Council Attend Mid-Year Meeting; CSF Hosts 5th Annual Wine, Wings & Wildlife; CSF to Host Inaugural Conservation Classic at Colorado's Sanctuary Golf Course; CSF Conservation Classic Auction Open for Bidding

Jun 29, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Passes Farm Bill, Senate to Consider Soon; Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act Moves to House Floor; Updates from the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Delaware: Handgun Hunting Legislation Passes House; Delaware: Sunday Hunting Legislation Passes House Committee; North Carolina: Right to Hunt and Fish Constitutional Amendment Legislation Advances; Pennsylvania: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosts Annual Cigar Reception; Virginia: Proposed Ordinance to Increase Discharge Distance Tabled; CSF Attends Annual Professional Outdoor Media Association Conference; CSF to Host Inaugural Conservation Classic at Colorado's Sanctuary Golf Course; CSF Conservation Classic Auction Open for Bidding

Jun 22, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members, Conservation Partners Discuss Urgency of Chronic Wasting Disease; Experts Weigh-in on Modernizing Federal Fisheries Management Panel; Connecticut: Sunday Hunting Bill Signed into Law; Illinois: Spring Legislative Session Concludes, Pro-Hunting & Angling Bills Headed to Governor; North Carolina: Fox Trapping Legislation Advances; CSF to Host Inaugural Conservation Classic at Colorado's Sanctuary Golf Course

Jun 15, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Red Snapper Fishing Season under Consideration in the South Atlantic; CSF Participates at National Wildlife Federation Annual Meeting; Midwest Region: Conservation Successes for Elk, Black Bear, and Mountain Lion Populations; Connecticut: Sunday Hunting Bill on Governor's Desk; Delaware: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Convenes for Final Policy Meeting of 2018; Pennsylvania: CSF Sponsors Legislative Reception; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Participates on Public Lands Access Panel at Outdoor Writers Conference; CSF to Host Inaugural Conservation Classic at Colorado's Sanctuary Golf Course

Jun 08, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Attends 2018 Partners Outdoors Conference; State Legislative Sportsmen's Caucuses Weigh in on Federal Chronic Wasting Disease Legislation; California: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Supports Bills to Reduce Bycatch; Michigan: Caucus Hosts Annual Afternoon Outdoors and Wild Game Dinner; Ohio: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Sporting Clays Event; Oregon: Caucus Hosts Youth Fishing Derby;Pennsylvania: Keystone State Takes Steps to Combat Chronic Wasting Disease; South Carolina: Conservation Bank Signed into Law; CSF to Host Inaugural Conservation Classic at Colorado's Sanctuary Golf Course

Jun 01, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF's Conservation Priorities for the Farm Bill Reauthorization; Department of the Interior Announces Two Important Steps to Advance America's Sporting Heritage; Wildlife Conservation Groups Comment on Proposed Changes to USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service CWD Herd Certification Program; California Outdoor Sporting Caucus Hosts Annual Trap & Skeet Event; Nebraska: CSF and Partners Attend Inaugural National R3 Symposium; New York: Final Chronic Wasting Disease Risk Minimization Plan Released; North Carolina: Caucus Member Honored with Prestigious Conservation Award; Oregon: CSF, Fish and Wildlife Department Host Recovering America's Wildlife Act Briefing

May 25, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Interior Department Hosts Meeting with Top Conservation Organizations; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Showcases Bipartisanship at Clays Competition; Connecticut: Caucus Members and Partners Rally to Stop Hunting Closure Bill; New York: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Sportsman-Legislator Breakfast; New York: Sportsmen's Caucus Members Survey their Constituents on Key Hunting Issues; Oregon: Sportsmen's Caucus to Host Youth Fishing Derby; Wisconsin: Governor Walker Announces New Proposed Rules to Combat Chronic Wasting Disease

May 18, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Natural Resources Committee Passes Pittman-Robertson Modernization Bill; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Congressman Bishop Introduces Great Lakes Week Resolution; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Promote Conservation and Access Programs in 2018 Farm Bill; Alaska: Electronic License Bill Passes House; Delaware: Caucus Co-Chair Introduces Legislation to Expand Sunday Hunting Opportunities; Louisiana: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Barbeque Lunch

May 11, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Committee to Hold Markup on Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund; Delaware: Caucus Holds Policy Forum; Oklahoma: Caucus Hosts Annual Clays Competition, Dinner; Oregon: Sportsmen's Caucus, Fish and Wildlife Department Discuss Anti-Poaching Campaign; CSF Partners: March/April 2018; New Chairman's Club Members: March/April 2018

May 04, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

BLM Announces Call for Nominations to Serve on Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board; President Trump Signs Important Wildlife Refuge Legislation into Law; USFWS Takes Important Steps to Implement Actions in Recent Secretarial Orders; Angling Community Weighs-in on Corps Supplemental Disaster Construction Funding; California: Lead Tackle Ban to be Amended; Colorado: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol, Advances Future Generations Act; Georgia: Caucus Chairmen Support Conservation Title in Farm Bill; Kansas: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts 12th Annual Fishing Tournament and Sporting Clays Shoot; Maryland: Governor Hogan Signs Venison Donation Tax Credit Bills into Law; Mississippi: Caucus Supports Chronic Wasting Disease Management Act; Vote for Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife as America's #1 Aquarium

Apr 27, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Agriculture Committee Passes Farm Bill; House Natural Resources Committee Passes Important Recreational Access Legislation; Gulf States to Set 2018 and 2019 Recreational Red Snapper Season; Illinois: CSF and Sportsmen's Caucus Host Annual Dinner; Iowa: Caucus Hosts Day at the Range; Oklahoma: CSF Attends International Wild Pig Conference; Pennsylvania: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Organizational and Policy Meeting; Tennessee: Caucus Chairmen Send Letter Supporting Recovering America's Wildlife Act to Congressional Delegation; Vermont: CSF Sponsors Director's Event at Northeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Apr 20, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. Senate Passes Keeping America's Wildlife Refuge Operational Act; Alaska: Electronic License Bill Advances in Legislature; Kansas: Governor Signs Bill Extending Controlled Shooting Area Season into Law; New Jersey: Caucus Co-Chair Receives Esteemed Conservation Leadership Award; Virginia: 2018 Legislative Session Adjourns with Sportsmen's Bills Signed into Law

Apr 13, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Gulf Red Snapper Season Hinges on NOAA Fisheries Decision; California: CSF Opposes State Lead Fishing Tackle Ban; Delaware: Caucus Hosts Policy Forum on a Wide Range of Sportsmen's Issues; Georgia: Legislature Passes Two Important Pro-Sportsmen's Bills; Maryland: Game Meat Donation Tax Credit Ready for Consideration by the Governor; Nebraska: Bill to Increase Liquidated Damages for Game Law Violations Advances

Apr 06, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Partners Appointed to Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee; Mississippi: Legislature Passes Resolution Supporting Federal Fishery Management Reforms; South Dakota: Governor Signs Bill Expanding Mentored Hunting Program into Law; West Virginia: Public Lands Sunday Hunting Bill Signed into Law

Mar 30, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Joins American Wildlife Conservation Partners in Supporting the Conservation of America's Wetlands; Interior Secretary Zinke Allocates $1.1 Billion for State-based Conservation Funding; CSF Works with Congressional Leaders to Include Sportsmen's Priorities in Omnibus Bill; Missouri: Caucus Hosts Annual Sportsmen's Breakfast; Nevada: Minimum Safe Hunting Distance Proposal Will Not Advance; Oklahoma: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol; West Virginia: Nonresident Student License Bill Advances

Mar 23, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Participates in U.S. Forest Service Roundtable; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Promote Recovering America's Wildlife Act; Idaho: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Discussion on Recovering America's Wildlife Act; Maryland: CSF Testifies in Support of Sunday Hunting Bill; New York: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol; South Carolina: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Informational Meeting

Mar 16, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Natural Resources Committee Holds Markup on Important Access Legislation; Important Fisheries Issues Being Debated This Week at the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; California: Lead Fishing Tackle Ban Introduced; Maryland: CSF Mourns the Passing of Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chair Senator Wayne Norman; Mississippi: State House Hosts Informational Meeting on Chronic Wasting Disease; Mississippi: Sportsmen's Caucus and Conservation Partners Gather to Celebrate Sporting Traditions; Nebraska: Sportsmen's Foundation Hosts Annual Sportsmen's Conference and Wild Game Luncheon; Oregon: Anti-Poaching Bill Moves to Governor's Desk; West Virginia: Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation Headed to Governor's Desk; CSF Hires Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator

Mar 08, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Joins 200+ Organizations in Expressing Support for USDA Wildlife Services; Modern Fish Act Takes Major Step Toward Becoming Law; New Proposal Would Allow Archery Hunters to Cross National Park Service Lands; Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Members Gather to Promote Sportsmen's Conservation Priorities; Maine: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Reception; Midwest: Aquatic Invasive Species Pose Threat to Angling; Tennessee: Fish and Wildlife Commission Passes Rule to Help Prevent Chronic Wasting Disease; Utah: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Holds Breakfast Briefing; Vermont: House Committee Holds Hearing on Suppressor Bill, Followed by Demo; West Virginia: Sunday Hunting Legislation and Other Sportsmen's Bills Advance; Fishing for the Facts about the Modern Fish Act

Mar 01, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Public Access to Privately Owned Lands; Georgia: House Passes Youth Bill to Establish Outdoor Mentor Program; Nebraska: Legislative Sportsmen's Forum Holds Annual Breakfast in the State Capitol; Oregon: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Legislative Reception; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends National Wild Turkey Federation Annual Convention; CSF Mission Partners: February 2018; New Chairman's Club Members: February 2018

Feb 22, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. House Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Important Conservation Bills; CSF Encourages U.S. Forest Service to Improve its NEPA Process; Bureau of Economic Analysis Releases Statistics on Outdoor Recreation Economy; Florida: Sportsmen’s Caucus Holds Annual Dinner; Idaho: Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Lunch on Chronic Wasting Disease; Indiana: Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Supports Strong Conservation Title in Farm Bill; Iowa: Caucus Hosts Breakfast in the Capitol, Welcomes New Co-Chairs; New Hampshire: New Members Welcomed at Annual Caucus Luncheon; New Jersey: Sunday Hunting Bill Introduced by Caucus Co-Chair; New Mexico: Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Reception

Feb 16, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Gulf of Mexico Anglers Could See Longer Red Snapper Fishing Seasons; CSF Vice President Appointed to Serve on International Wildlife Conservation Council; Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Leaders Gather for Annual Dinner, Discuss Policy Priorities; Alabama: Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Annual Luncheon;California: Additional Funding Explored for Department of Fish and Wildlife; Kansas: Governor Colyer Takes Office, Joins Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus; Maryland: Statewide Sunday Hunting Bill Announced at Fourth Annual Blaze and Camo Day; Missouri: CSF Presents at Conservation Federation of Missouri Media Camp; South Carolina: Legislation Introduced to Reauthorize Conservation Bank; Tennessee: Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Holds Inaugural Wild Game Dinner; West Virginia: Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Breakfast in Charleston; Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Hosts Reception at Safari Club International Convention

Feb 08, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Sponsors Urge Colleagues to Cosponsor Legislation; Idaho: Bill Introduced to Protect Hunting, Fishing Access; Kentucky: Sportsmen’s Caucus Members Co-Host Dinner to Benefit Hunters for the Hungry; South Dakota: Caucus Leadership Introduces Pro-Sportsmen Legislation; Chairman’s Club/ Mission Partners

Feb 01, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. Forest Service Requests Input on NEPA Procedures; Delaware: Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts First Policy Forum of 2018; Idaho: Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Annual Kick-Off Breakfast; Midwestern Region: Pro-Sportsmen Legislation Introduced as Legislative Sessions Begin; Utah: Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Breakfast Briefing; Virginia: Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Commences 2018 Legislative Session; CSF Introduces Ambassador Program at SHOT Show 2018; A Day Afield with the Sisterhood of the Outdoors

Jan 25, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Leaders Discuss 2018 Priorities for Sportsmen and Women; Recreational Fishing Coalition Urges House to Advance Bill to Enhance Fisheries Management Tools; Georgia: CSF, Conservation Groups Gather at ‘Keeping Georgia Wild’ Day; Indiana: Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Reception and Dinner; Our Hunting Heritage Is in YOUR Hands

Jan 18, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Director to Serve as Federal Lands Hunting, Fishing and Shooting Sports Roundtable Chair; Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Member Senator Lawson Guest Speaker at Women in the Outdoors Seminar; Georgia: CSF Southeastern States Director, Conservation Groups Gather at Wildlife Federation Summit; Indiana: CSF and Partners Support DNR Efforts in Yellowwood State Forest; South Dakota: Sportsmen's Caucus Kicks Off 2018 Legislative Session with Reception; Western Region: Legislative Sessions Begin; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Adds Industry Leaders to Board of Directors; CSF Chairman's Club Gathers at Dallas Safari Club Convention; Interactive Legislative and Regulatory Tracking Service Now Available on CSF Website

Jan 11, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Applauds the Interior Department for Creation of Two New Federal Advisory Committees; Interactive Legislative and Regulatory Tracking Service Now Available on CSF Website; Michigan: Caucus Celebrates Continued Partnership with Glassen Foundation in 2018; Ohio: Knife Ban Repeal Legislation Introduced

Jan 04, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Angling Community Optimistic With Recent Advances to Improve Fisheries Management and Conservation; Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Members Introduce Legislation to Improve Public Access to Private Lands; House Passes the Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act with Strong Bipartisan Support; Sportsmen’s Caucus Members introduce Bill for State-based Wildlife Conservation Funding; Governor Bullock, Sportsmen’s Groups Announce Creation of Montana Land Access Network; Indiana: Caucus Supports Federal Forestry Conservation, Policy Reform; New Jersey: Bill to Authorize the Use of Tracking Dogs Clears Another Hurdle; Bid Now for Henry Repeating Arms 20th Anniversary Rifle Benefitting CSF; CSF’s 2017 Year in Review Report Available; Tom Brooke Named Honorary Member of the Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus of Canada; Fighting for the Sportsman in the City: A Non-Consumptive User’s Reflection on The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

Dec 21, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Introduces Chronic Wasting Disease Management Act; Arizona: Legislators for Wildlife Host Annual Cast & Blast; New Jersey: Becomes 47th Member of the Interstate Wildlife Violators Compact; North Carolina: Public Input Sought for Migratory Bird Sunday Hunting Study; Michigan Grouse Enhanced Management Sites: A crown Jewel in Access Programs

Dec 07, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Vote Delays Menhaden Management as a Keystone Species; Colorado: Parks & Wildlife Commission Passes Resolution Supporting Great Sand Dunes Elk Management; Kansas: Caucus Hosts Annual Fall Pheasant Hunt; Massachusetts: Joint Committee Holds Hearing on Firearm Suppressor Bills; Pennsylvania: Caucus Members Co-Host Open House on Chronic Wasting Disease

Nov 17, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Expansion of Hunting and Fishing on National Wildlife Refuges; Wildlife Conservation Groups Support Modernizing Conservation Funding Program; California: Hunting and Conservation Coalition Holds Fall Meeting; Wisconsin: Apprentice Hunting Bill Approved by Legislature, Sent to Governor; Sunday Hunting Restriction: A Nuisance "Blue Law"

Nov 09, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

House of Representatives Passes Forest Management Bill to Address Fire Borrowing Issue; BLM Panel Approves Wild Horse and Burro Management Recommendations; State Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Members Gather to Discuss Policy Priorities at Annual Summit; CSF Attends Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference; CSF Supports a New Direction for Atlantic Menhaden Management; Midwest: Sportsmen-Legislators from Iowa and Illinois join NASC Executive Council; Oregon: Sportsmen's Caucus Receives NASC Heritage Award;

Nov 02, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

CARE Partners, CSC Members Highlight Need for Recreational Use of Refuges; Georgia: National Hunting and Fishing Day Proclamation and Ceremony; Maryland: CSF Mission Partner Supports Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry; Michigan:State Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Members to Gather for Annual Summit; North Carolina: Caucus Co-Chair Representative John Bell Receives NASC Heritage Award; CSF Welcomes Marketing & Communications Assistant

Oct 19, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Conservation Groups Urge Congress to Act on Fire Borrowing and Forest Management Reforms; CSF Partners with Richard Childress to Recognize Sportsmen and Women in North Carolina; North Dakota: Sportsmen's Caucus Holds 3rd Annual Legislative Shoot

Oct 12, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Promote Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund to Increase Hunting Participation; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation to Join National Wildlife Refuge Expo on Capitol Hill; Angler Backed Billfish Conservation Act Passes U.S. Senate; Kansas: Caucus Hosts Reception to Discuss In-State Sportsmen's Issues; Kentucky: National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses and Ducks Unlimited Partnership Takes Center Stage at Conservation Dinner; Maine: Caucus Sponsors Land for Maine's Future's Tour for State Legislators; Texas: CSF Recognizes Sportsmen's Efforts to Support Hurricane Relief

Oct 05, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Saltwater Anglers See Progress with Advanced Fisheries Legislation on Capitol Hill; Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Announces Plans to Enhance Public Hunting, Fishing Access in Arizona; Alabama: CSF, Conservation Groups Celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day in Montgomery; Idaho: Sportsmen's Caucus Celebrates American System of Conservation Funding; Iowa: Governor Kim Reynolds Joins Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; Maryland: Hunting Summit Provides Forum for Sportsmen's Policy Initiatives; Mississippi: Governor Phil Bryant Holds Ceremony to Recognize National Hunting & Fishing Day; West Virginia: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Pig Roast in Charleston; CSF's Jeff Crane Joins Other Leaders in Conservation this week on Bass Pro Shops Radio

Sep 28, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Signs Secretarial Order Supporting Sportsmen's Access; Bipartisan Governors across the Country Recognize National Hunting and Fishing Day; Iowa, Nebraska Governors Host National Hunting and Fishing Day Proclamation Signing Ceremonies; Kansas: State Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus to Host Pheasant Hunt, Reception; Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris Opens Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium with Conservation Ceremony;

Sep 21, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Addresses CSF's Chairman's Club; Interior Secretary Zinke Announces Plans to Advance Sportsmen's Priorities at CSF Banquet; CSF Fisheries Program Director Testifies on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization before Senate Committee; Illinois: Crossbow Hunting during Archery Season Now Legal; New Mexico Caucus partners with Conservation Officers for Dove Hunt; CSF and National Wildlife Federation Join Forces for Conservation;

Sep 14, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leadership Introduces Sportsmen's Package in the House; CSF Fisheries Program Director to Testify on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization; California: Outdoor Sporting Caucus Hosts Annual Trap & Skeet Shoot; Illinois: NASC EC President Representative Phelps Steps Down, Leaves Lasting Legacy; North Carolina: Governor Roy Cooper Joins Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; Preview Auction Items, Register to Bid for CSF's Annual Banquet & Auction

Sep 07, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Idaho: Governor Otter Signs Proclamation Commemorating American System of Conservation Funding; Utah: CSF Participates in Wild Horse and Burro Management Policy Summit;Wisconsin: Legislature Considers Expanding Apprentice Hunting Opportunities; Donations Needed for Tropical Storm Harvey Relief Efforts; CSF Welcomes Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator

Aug 31, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Welcomes New USFS Chief Tony Tooke; Alabama: Unique Public Land Hunting Model Launched; Kansas: Governor Hosts National Hunting & Fishing Day Proclamation Signing Ceremony

Aug 24, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Ohio: DNR signs MOU with American Electric Power for Large Land Acquisition; Washington: CSF Hosts Western Policy Forum; Wisconsin: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts "Learn-to-Fish" Day for Kids; American Wildlife Conservation Partners Meet to Discuss Hunting, Conservation Policies; CSF Welcomes Event Assistant; Industry Legends Collaborate for Auction Prize Package Supporting CSF

Aug 17, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Interior Secretary Zinke Announces Proposals to Expand Sportsmen's Access across the U.S.; Red Snapper, Greater Amberjack Issues Covered at Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council Meeting; Governors Renew Push for National Hunting and Fishing Day Proclamations; Washington: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation to Host Western Policy Forum; CSF Hosts Booth at the National Conference of State Legislatures Summit

Aug 10, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Hosts Sportsmen's Summit with Conservation Leaders; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Joins Conservation Groups in Support of Wildfire Funding Bill; Sen. Cassidy, Rep. Graves and Colleagues Propose a Better Way to Manage Gulf Red Snapper; Congressional Staffers Join Sportsmen's Community for Annual Shooting Sports Competition; Mississippi: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Hosts Policy Reception on 2018 Farm Bill; CSF President Jeff Crane Presents Sportsmen's Priorities to Young Presidents' Organization

Aug 03, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Passes HELP for Wildlife Act; CSF Praises Senate Confirmation of David Bernhardt as Deputy Secretary of the Interior Department; Montana: CSF's Zach Widner Featured on "Xplor the Outdoors" Radio Show; North Carolina: Bill to Expand Sunday Hunting Signed into Law; NASC Executive Council Holds Mid-Year Meeting, Elects New Leadership

Jul 27, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus, Sportsmen's Groups Discuss 2018 Farm Bill Priorities; CSF Urges Advancement of the Resilient Federal Forests Act; Trump Administration Announces Regional Fishery Management Council Appointments; Recovered Yellowstone Grizzly Bear Delisted from Endangered Species Act; California: CSF Hosts Annual Wine, Wings & Wildlife Event; Florida: Recreational Fishing and Boating Groups Urge Support of Federal Funding for Everglades; Illinois: Bill to Allow Crossbow Hunting During Archery Season Headed to Governor

Jun 29, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Steve Pearce Introduces Bill to Increase Public Lands Access; Senate Passes WILD Act, Reauthorizes Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program; Louisiana: Legislature Sends Clear Message on Behalf of Recreational Anglers; South Carolina: CSF and NWTF Host Southern Sporting Clays Classic

Jun 22, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Approves of Extended Red Snapper Season, Continues to work with Congress on Long-Term Solution; Secretary Zinke Announces 2017 Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Apportionments; Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Welcomes New Members; New Hampshire: Caucus Hosts End of Session Luncheon; North Carolina: Legislative Sportsmen's Day held at General Assembly; Oregon: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts End-of-Session Meeting and Shoot; Pennsylvania: Caucus Hosts Annual Cigar Reception; South Dakota: Special Legislative Session Passes Nonmeandered Waters Access Bill

Jun 15, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Sportsmen's Legislation Advances in the House and Senate; Interior Secretary Zinke Appoints Greg Sheehan as Fish and Wildlife Deputy Director; Missouri: Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Welcomes Governor Greitens; North Carolina: Right to Hunt and Fish Legislation Introduced; Oregon: Poaching Violations Bill Passes Senate, Heads to Governor

Jun 08, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Louisiana Red Snapper Pilot Program Proposal to Limit Recreational Access; Nevada: Bill to Create Wildlife Education Council Advances; North Carolina: NC Sound Economy Hosts Legislative Day; Oregon: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Facilities Meeting with Department of Fish and Wildlife; South Dakota: Committee to Discuss Legislation on Non-Meandered Waters Access; New Mission Partners: May 2017; New Chairman's Club Members: May 2017

Jun 01, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Introduce Bill to Modernize Wildlife Conservation Funding; Conservation Groups Urge Advancing of Project to Benefit Coastal Louisiana Wetlands; Statement on BLM's Wild Horse & Burro Management Program FY2018 Budget Request; Maine: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Reception; Michigan: Caucus Hosts 3rd Annual Field Day and Wild Game Dinner; Oregon: Bill to Expand Mentored Hunting Signed into Law;

May 25, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Conservation Community Supports Confirmation of Deputy Interior Secretary Nominee; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Joins Sportsmen's Community for Annual Competition; Nebraska: Bills to Discourage Game Violations, Conserve Wildlife Habitat, Signed into Law; Pennsylvania: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Policy Briefing on Conservation Funding Bills;Tennessee: Caucus Co-Chair Senator Mike Bell Receives Prestigious National Award From SCI; Washington: Bill to Increase Access to Private Lands Signed Into Law; Prois Hunting Apparel for Women Partner with the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation

May 18, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Kansas: House & Senate Passes Resolutions Commemorating 80th Anniversary of the American System of Conservation Funding ; Louisiana: Sportsmen's Caucus Lunch Celebrates Conservation Contributions of Sportsmen and Women; Maryland: Governor Hogan Signs Apprentice Hunting Bill ; New York: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Sportsman-Legislator Breakfast; Oregon: Bill to Expand Mentored Hunting Passes Senate, Heads to Governor;Tennessee: Governor Signs Licensing Measure to Protect Future State Agency Funding ; 2017 Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus Honors CSF Board Member Phil Morlock

May 11, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Recreational Anglers Faced with Shortest Gulf Red Snapper Season Ever; Arizona: Legislature Passes Memorial Honoring Sportsmen; Georgia: Governor Deal Signs Hunting and Fishing Licensing Bill; Kansas: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts 11th Annual Fishing Tournament and Shoot; North Carolina: Senate Adopts Resolution Opposing Catch Share Management; Oregon: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Biennial Dinner and Auction; Pennsylvania: Apprentice Hunting Bill Advances

May 04, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Welcomes New USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue; California: CSF Comments on 365-Day Fishing License Bill; Colorado: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol; Mid-Atlantic Region: Suppressor, Airbow, and Airgun Demonstration; Montana: Adult Apprentice Hunting Bill Passes House, Awaits Governor Signature; North Carolina: Sunday Hunting Legislation Advances; North Dakota: Caucus Leadership Advances Pro-Sportsmen Legislation In 2017; Oregon: Poaching Violations Reporting Bill Passes House ; West Virginia: Sunday Hunting Legislation Signed into Law

Apr 27, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Florida: Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Hosts Caucus Dinner; Missouri: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Shoot and Luncheon; New Hampshire: Governor Sununu Signs Crossbow Bill into Law; Oregon: Bill to Expand Mentored Hunting Passes House;West Virginia: Legislature Adjourns with Successes for Sportsmen; Vista Outdoor CEO Mark DeYoung Appointed as CSF Honorary Board Member

Apr 20, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Bill to Enhance Recreational Fisheries Management; Idaho: Legislative Session Concludes with Multiple Wins for Sportsmen; Iowa: License Fee Bump to Support Professional Fish and Wildlife Management in House Committee; Maryland: CSF Hosts Sportsmen's Reception; Montana: Sportsmen's Caucus Calls for Action to Combat Invasive Species; Northeast: CSF Hosts Luncheon for State Fish and Wildlife Agency Directors; Tennessee: Caucus Co-Chair Senator Mike Bell Receives Prestigious National Award from SCI; West Virginia: Sunday Hunting Legislation Heads to Governor's Desk

Apr 13, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

President Trump Signs Resolution Reaffirming Alaska's State Wildlife Management Authority; Colorado: Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Introduce Financial Sustainability Legislation; Kansas: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Reception; North Carolina: CSF Endorses Sound Economy Coalition; North Carolina: Sunday Hunting Legislation Introduced; Oregon: Bill to Expand Mentored Hunting Passes Committee; Pennsylvania: Modern Sporting Rifles Approved for Small Game, Furbearer; Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium to Open in Coordination with National Hunting & Fishing Day; New Mission Partners: March 2017; New Chairman's Club Members

Apr 06, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Advances Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act; Sportsmen's Groups Express Strong Support for Wetlands Conservation Grant Program; CSF Supports Efforts to Advance Sportsmen's Priorities on Capitol Hill; Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Suppressor Policy Luncheon; Illinois: Lead Ammunition Ban Threatens State's Professional Wildlife Management; Maryland: Sportsmen's Community Honors Senator John Astle; New York: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol; Ohio: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Breakfast in Columbus

Mar 30, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution Reaffirming Alaska's State Wildlife Management Authority; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Promote Wetlands Conservation Grant Program ; Alabama: Non-Resident, College Student Licensing Bill Heads to Governor's Desk ;Idaho: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Legislative Reception in Boise ;Idaho: License Fee Bill Passes Senate, Sent to Governor ;Indiana: Governor Holcomb Joins Bipartisan Governors Sportsmen's Caucus ;Pennsylvania: Governor's Advisory Council Hosts Meeting on Chronic Wasting Disease and Hunter Recruitment ;West Virginia: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Breakfast in Charleston ;CSF Joins Shimano at Grand Opening in South Carolina

Mar 23, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Federal Court Ruling Supports State Management of Wyoming Wolves; Georgia: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Indoor Shooting Range Event; Idaho: License Fee Bill Clears Committee, Awaits Full Senate Vote; Illinois: CSF and Sportsmen's Caucus Host Wild Game Dinner; Iowa: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Panel on Conservation Funding, Luncheon; Washington: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Shootout at Littlerock; West Virginia: Sunday Hunting Legislation Passes Senate; Vista Outdoor's President of Outdoor Products Joins Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Board

Mar 16, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Wildlife Conservation Groups Discuss National Priorities for the Administration, Congress; Alabama: CSF Joins Sportsmen's Caucus, Sportsmen's Groups at Capitol Complex; Arkansas: Caucus and Commission Host Annual Luncheon; California: Recreational Fishing Bills Move Through Legislature; Idaho: License Fee Bill Passes House of Representatives; New Jersey: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Policy Forum; Wisconsin: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Conservation Briefing and Luncheon; New Mission Partners: February 2017; New Chairman's Club Members: February 2017

Mar 09, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Issues Sportsmen-Supported Orders on Day One; Governors Gather to Recognize 80 Years of Hunters and Anglers Contributions to Conservation; Midwest: State Legislative Sportsmen's Caucuses Host Conference, Squirrel Gravy Breakfast; North Carolina: County Resolution to Ban Sunday Hunting Fails; Washington: Bill to Increase Access to Private Lands Passes House; New Mission Partners: January 2017; New Chairman's Club Members: January 2017

Mar 02, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. House Votes to Restore Alaska's State Wildlife Management Authority; Maryland: Hunters Rally at the State Capitol for Annual "Blaze and Camo Day"; Michigan: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts First Policy Briefing of the Year; Mississippi: Annual Sportsmen's Caucus Fish Fry; New Hampshire: Caucus Luncheon a Success, Despite Winter Storm Niko; Oregon: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Breakfast; West Virginia: Governor Justice Joins Governors Sportsmen's Caucus

Feb 16, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Conservation Groups Support Resolution to Restore Alaska's State Wildlife Management Authority ;Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Welcome 115th Congress;Illinois: Bill to Expand Crossbow Hunting Opportunities Introduced ;Kentucky: Enrollment Open for Cooperative Dove Field Program;Louisiana: Management Options for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper - A New Report;Montana: Sportsmen's Caucus Holds Lunch to Discuss Sportsmen's Priorities;Event Assistant Joins CSF Team in Washington, DC

Feb 09, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Announces Leadership Change for 115th Congress; Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Welcomes Bipartisan Leadership; Alabama: College Student Hunting and Angling Licenses Legislation Pre-Filed ;Arizona: BLM Announces Additional Public Meetings on Sonoran Desert Recreational Shooting Plan; Midwest: New Cases of Chronic Wasting Disease Across the Region;Oregon: Sportsmen's Bills Come Front and Center as Oregon Legislature Convenes;Pennsylvania: Modern Sporting Rifles for Hunting Clears Second Hurdle;CSF Honorary Board Member Richard Childress Appointed National Hunting and Fishing Day Honorary Chair

Feb 02, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Kicks Off 2017 Session;Idaho: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Kick-Off Breakfast; Indiana: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Sportsmen's Community Dinner;New Mexico: Senate Bill Proposes Diversion of State Wildlife Restoration FundsRecently;Virginia: Invasive Species Subject of Sportsmen's Caucus Meeting ;CSF Honorary Board Member Richard Childress Inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame;Sportsmen's Industry Leader Added to Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Board of Directors

Jan 26, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Sportsmen's Conservation Groups Express Support for Congressman Ryan Zinke Interior Nomination; Arizona: BLM Accepting Comments on Sonoran Desert Recreational Shooting Plan; Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Seeks Protection of Game Meat Donors; Georgia: 15th Annual Sportsmen's and Coastal Day at the Capitol; Illinois: Legislation Introduced to Legalize Suppressors; Oregon: Hound Hunting Bill Drafts Pre-Filed; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Hosts Reception at SHOT Show 2017; Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program

Jan 19, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leadership Introduces Hearing Protection Act;2017 States Policy Issue Briefs Now Available;California: Water Bill Receives Mixed Reaction from Sportsmen's Community;Colorado: CSF Staff Appointed to CO Habitat Stamp Committee;Michigan: Caucus Recognizes Continued Partnership with Glassen Foundation in 2017;North Carolina: CSF Sponsors Event to Support Mattamuskeet Lodge; Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program;CSF Welcomes Event Manager and Federal Relations Coordinator

Jan 12, 2017
The Sportsmen's Voice

Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke Nominated for Secretary of the Interior;CSF Weighs In On Pacific Bluefin Tuna Proposal;Colorado: Sportsmen's Groups Support Research Proposals;Midwest: States Gearing up to Combat Feral Hogs;Nevada: CSF Partners with NWTF to Comment on Proposed Military Expansion;Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Ruffed Grouse Society Partner to Advance Conservation Goals;Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program- Spring 2017;Dallas Safari Club to Host Chairman's Club Reception

Dec 22, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Bipartisan Legislators Gather to Advance Sporting Traditions; Idaho Department of Fish and Game Proposes Price Lock for Licenses, Tags, Permits ;Michigan: Location for 14th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Announced;CSF Seeking Federal Relations Coordinator to Join Team in Washington, DC;Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program;CSF to Host Cast & Blast this December;Dallas Safari Club to Host Chairman's Club Reception

Dec 08, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Urges House and Senate Leadership to Advance Sportsmen's Package ;WGA Hosts Webinar on Wild Horse & Burro Impacts;Georgia: CSF Hosts Feral Hog Management Discussion and Hunt;Indiana, Kansas Voters Overwhelming Approve Right to Hunt and Fish Amendments; Michigan: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Final Breakfast Briefing of the Year;Montana: Voters Defeat Montana Trapping Ban;West Virginia: Sunday Hunting Passes in 11 Counties;CSF Seeking Federal Relations Coordinator to Join Team in Washington, DC;Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program;NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open;CSF to Host Cast & Blast this December

Nov 17, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Colorado: Public Encouraged to Provide Input on Colorado’s Browns Canyon National Monument;Idaho: Public Comment Opened on Rule to Revoke Menan Butte Shooting Closure;Indiana, Kansas: Vote on ‘Right to Hunt and Fish’ Amendment on November Ballot;Pennsylvania: Semi-automatic Firearms Hunting Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk;West Virginia: Governor’s One Shot Hunt Supports Local Food Shelters;CSF Seeking Federal Relations Coordinator to Join Team in Washington, DC;CSF Seeking Event Manager to Join Team in Washington, DC;NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Nov 03, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Conservation Groups Encourage Investment in Fish, Wildlife and Public Land Infrastructure;New Report Urges Modernization in Federal Fisheries Management; New Jersey: Will Scientific Management or Emotion Rule the Day?; West Virginia: Sunday Hunting on the Ballot in Nine Counties; Wisconsin: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts 2nd Annual "Cast & Blast" Event; CSF Partners with Richard Childress for Wine, Wheels & Wildlife; National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers Renews Annual Support with CSF; CSF Attends Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Conference; CSF Seeking Event Manager to Join Team in Washington, DC; Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program - 2016;CSF to Host Feral Hog Management Discussion and Hunt in Georgia;NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Oct 20, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Conservation Community Calls for Congress to Pass Sportsmen's Provisions; Sportsmen's Groups Call for State Management of Wolves; Maryland: Hunting Summit Provides Forum for Sportsmen's Policy Initiatives;Midwest: Private Land Access Programs Provide Opportunity for Sportsmen;Nevada: Department of Defense Proposes Expansion of Test Range into Desert National Wildlife Refuge;Pennsylvania: Conservation Funding at Stake; Texas: CSF Recognizes Impact of Sportsmen and Women in the Lone Star State;CSF Seeking Event Manager to Join Team in Washington, DC; Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program - Fall 2016; CSF Teams with Winchester to Auction Exclusive Collectible Firearm; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Oct 06, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Praised for Conservation Leadership at Annual Banquet; Sportfishing and Boating Community Launches Campaign to Increase Angling Participation;Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus Members Recognize National Hunting and Fishing Day; National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses: Celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day; Maryland: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen’s Retreat, Honoring Leadership of the Hunting and Angling Community; Nebraska: Hunters Helping the Hungry Now Accepting Donations; Nevada Sportsmen’s Leaders Gather to Honor Late Senator Debbie Smith; West Virginia: CSF Participates in Committee Hearing on Sunday Hunting; Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program – Fall 2016;CSF Teams with Winchester to Auction Exclusive Collectible Firearm; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Sep 21, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Wildlife Council Urges Support for Pittman-Robertson Modernization Act;Idaho: CSF Hosts Annual Western Legislative Reception;Idaho: CSF Hosts Annual Western Legislative Reception;Minnesota: Department of Natural Resources Hosts Summit on Hunter and Angler Recruitment and Retention;New Jersey: Judge Strikes down Trophy Importation Ban;North Dakota: Sportsmen's Caucus Holds 2nd Annual Legislative Shoot;Pennsylvania: CSF and Conservation Partners Oppose House Bill 2083;South Carolina: South Atlantic Council to Discuss Contentious Management Measures at Next Meeting;Wyoming: Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Vice-Chair Announces Shooting Sports Initiatives;Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program - Fall 2016;CSF Teams with Winchester to Auction Exclusive Collectible Firearm;CSF to Host 27th Annual Banquet & Auction;NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Sep 08, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Alaska: CSF Fisheries Director Participates in Kenai Classic Sportfishing Policy Roundtable;Indiana: Bovine Tuberculosis Found in Wild White-Tailed Deer;California: Anti-Sportfishing Proposal Withdrawn From Commission;Nevada: Commission to Consider Caliber and Case-length Restrictions; Pennsylvania: Game Commission Promotes Public Hunting;CSF to Host 27th Annual Banquet & Auction in Washington, DC

Aug 25, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

NOAA Fisheries Releases Fisheries Allocation Policy: Recreational fishing community still sees the need for legislative action to require allocation reviews;Alaska: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Issues Alaska Predator Management Rule;American Wildlife Conservation Partners Meet to Discuss Vision for Wildlife;California: Commission to Consider Anti-Sportfishing Measure;Wisconsin: Train Track Trespassing Laws Block Access to Public Lands;Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program – Fall 2016;CSF to Join Kenia River Sportfishing Classic Roundtable;CSF Staff Attends NCSL Annual Summit

Aug 11, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

California: Outdoor Sporting Caucus Holds Inaugural Offshore Fishing Trip; Delaware: Sunday Hunting Bill Signed into Law;CSF Hosted Events at Republican and Democratic National Conventions; Brad Rowse Fellow Internship Program – Fall 2016; CSF Welcomes Great Lakes States Coordinator; CSF Welcomes New Event and Development Coordinator

Jul 28, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Young, Dingell Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Funding for Fish and Wildlife;Federal Managers Announce Review of Columbia River Salmon, Steelhead Fishing Limits;California: Outdoor Sporting Caucus to Host Capitol Hunter Education Course;Kentucky: National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses Hosts Southern Legislative Reception;NASC Executive Council Holds Mid-Year Meeting;In Memory of Jerry Greer

Jul 14, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Anglers Applaud Gulf Governors' Stance on Red Snapper Bill;Senate Committee Passes Legislation Supporting Anglers and Boaters; Hunting Advisory Committee Weighs in on Ungulate Management and BLM Planning; California Outdoor Sporting Caucus Hosts Annual Trap and Skeet Shoot; CSF Comments On California MPA Closures; Kentucky: A National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses to Host Southern Legislative Reception; Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Leadership Encourages Attendance at Summer Reception; California Sportsmen's Community Gathers at Annual Wine, Wings & Wildlife Regional Event

Jun 30, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Natural Resource Committee Advances Solution for Gulf Red Snapper;Delaware: Sunday Deer Hunting Bill Heads to Governor;Montana: Governor Steve Bullock Announces New Public Lands Agenda;New Hampshire: Hunting with Suppressors Now Legal; North Carolina: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Legislative Reception;Pennsylvania: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Reception;Vermont: Suppressor Ownership Sunset Provision Repealed;CSF Joins National Horse and Burro Rangeland Management Coalition;Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus Hosts Day at the Range

Jun 16, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Hunting Advisory Council Weighs-in On Western Land Management;CSF Joins Roundtable Partners in Commenting on Proposed BLM Shooting Closure;Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Policy Meeting, Sunday Hunting Advances;Michigan: Sportsmen's Caucus Host Field Day and Wild Game;New York Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol;North Carolina: Constitutional Right to Hunt and Fish Legislation Introduced;Pennsylvania: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Policy Briefing; South Carolina: Sportsmen's Caucus hosts Legislative Reception and Fish Fry; CSF Board Member Richard Childress Inducted into the 2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame;CSF Welcomes New Marketing and Communications Assistant

Jun 02, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Gather for Annual Shooting Competition; California: Sportsman Appointed to California Fish and Game Commission; California: Outdoor Sporting Caucus Hosts Annual Reception; New Hampshire: Suppressor Bill Primed for Governor's Consideration; Delaware: Sunday Deer Hunting Bill Passes House, Senate Committee; YETI and Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Partner Together in Support of Conservation Efforts

May 19, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Gulf Anglers Explore Improved Management Options for Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper; Kansas Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts 10th Annual Sportsmen's Challenge; New Hampshire: Hunter's Hearing Protection Act Heads to House Floor for Concurrence Vote; New Jersey: Governor Christie Issues Conditional Veto on Trophy Ban; CSF Partners with National Deer Alliance as Unified Voice for Hunters; Upcoming Event: 2016 Central Florida Shootout Fishing Tournament; CSF Seeking Midwestern States Coordinator; Your Opinion Counts: Take the CSF Poll

May 05, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Passes Bipartisan Sportsmen's Priorities in Energy Legislation; Senators Cassidy and Rubio Introduce "Preserving Public Access to Public Waters" Act; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Support Blue Ribbon Panel Wildlife Funding Recommendation; California: Legislators Weigh-In On Fish and Game Commission Vacancies; Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Policy Meeting; Illinois: CSF and State Sportsmen's Caucus Gather with Hunters and Anglers of the Midwest; Your Opinion Counts: Results of Hunting on Federal Public Lands Poll; CSF Seeking Midwestern States Coordinator; Your Opinion Counts: Take the CSF Poll

Apr 21, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leadership Urges Protection of Lead Fishing Tackle; Sportsmen's Community Opposes Proposal to Restrict Scientific Fish and Wildlife Management in AK; Georgia: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Indoor Shooting Event in Atlanta; Iowa: Governor Signs Legislation Advancing Sportsmen and Women's Interests; Maryland: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Reception; Tennessee: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Event in Nashville; The Future of Fish & Wildlife Conservation Discussed on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio; CSF Welcomes New Plains States Coordinator; CSF Seeking Marketing and Communications Assistant; CSF Seeking Midwestern States Coordinator; Your Opinions Count: Take the CSF Poll

Apr 07, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leadership Introduces Legislation to Enhance Wildlife Conservation; Senate Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Legislation to Benefit Hunter Education, Conservation; Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Introduces Sunday Hunting Bill; Idaho: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Legislative Reception in Boise; Iowa: Suppressor Bill Sent to Governor; Kansas: State Legislature Advances Right to Hunt and Fish to November Ballot; Maryland: Governor Larry Hogan Joins Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; New Hampshire: Caucus Shoot at Sig Sauer and Advancement of Suppressor Legislation; Vermont: Sportsmen's Caucus Reception and Shoot; CSF, RMEF Join Forces to Advocate for Sportsmen and Women; CSF Seeking Marketing and Communications Assistant; CSF Seeking Midwestern States Coordinator; CSF Currently Accepting Applications for the Brad Rowse Fellowship Program; Your Opinions Count: Take the CSF Poll

Mar 25, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan SHARE Act, Supports America's Hunters and Anglers; Fish and Wildlife Conservation Leaders Call for $1.3 Billion Annual Investment for States; Arizona: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts "Cast & Blast"; Maine: Annual Sportsmen's Caucus Reception; Northeast: Regional Suppressor Shoot; New York: Annual Sportsman-Legislator Breakfast; Oregon Legislature Ratifies Decision to Delist Oregon's Wolves; Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Joins Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; CSF Seeking Marketing and Communications Assistant; CSF Seeking Midwestern States Coordinator; CSF Currently Accepting Applications for the Brad Rowse Fellowship Program; Your Opinions Count: Take the CSF Poll

Mar 10, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

ACTION ALERT: Ask the House to Vote in Favor of the SHARE Act; Wildlife Conservation Groups Oppose Hunting and Trapping Restrictions in Alaska; Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Members Gather during National Governors Association Meeting; Florida Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Event in Tallahassee; Suppressor Legislation Advances in the Midwest; Mississippi Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Fish Fry; New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Luncheon; Washington Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Fish-in at the Capitol; Washington Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Shoot-Out at Littlerock; CSF Welcomes Central Appalachian States Coordinator; CSF Seeking Marketing and Communications Assistant; CSF Seeking Midwestern States Coordinator; CSF Currently Accepting Applications for the Brad Rowse Fellowship Program; CSF Currently Accepting Applications for the Event and Development Internship Program; Your Opinions Count: Take the CSF Poll; In Memory of Nevada State Senator Debbie Smith

Feb 25, 2016
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Welcomes Back Congress, Discusses Sportsmen's Priorities; Maryland Hunters Rally at the State Capitol for Annual "Blaze and Camo Day"; Caucus Showcase: Wisconsin Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus; Plano Synergy Partners with the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation; CSF to Host Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Reception in Washington, DC; CSF Seeking Midwestern States Coordinator; CSF Currently Accepting Applications for the Brad Rowse Fellowship Program; CSF Currently Accepting Applications for the Event and Development Internship Program; Your Opinions Counts: Take the CSF Poll

Feb 11, 2016

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