The Sportsmen's Voice Archive (Federal & State)

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The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF and Partners Urge DOI and USDA to Provide $55 Million for Recreational Access; CSF Testifies in Support of Proposed Black Bear Hunting Regulations in Missouri; Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Annual Dove Hunt; African Species Importation Ban Bill Fails in California Legislature

Sep 08, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Pro-Sportsmen’s Bills Championed by Caucus Members are Signed into Law in New York; CSF Helps Secure Exemption of H-2B Workers for Conservation and Forestry Projects ; CSF Coordinates with Conservation Partners to Remedy Hurdles to Online Fundraising; Commission Approves the Use of Nighttime Coyote Hunting Technologies in Kansas; Michigan Voters to Decide if Oil and Gas Royalties Should Fund Conservation in Perpetuity; Sportsmen and Women Targeted in Governor’s Revised Budget Proposal in New Jersey; Ohio Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Leaders Meet Virtually with Conservation Partners; Proposed Changes to 2021-2022 Fishing Regulations throughout the Beehive StateCheck out CSF’s 31st Annual Banquet Auction Items & Sweepstakes, and Enter to win NOW!; 2020 NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Now Virtual; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Aug 31, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation 31st Annual Banquet & Auction (Virtual) is Now Open for Registration; CSF Efforts Slow Down Unprecedented Threat to World’s Largest Salmon Fishery; Department of the Interior Announces Historic Opening of 2.3 Million Acres to Hunting and Fishing; Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt Travels to Michigan to Announce Nationwide Expanded Hunting and Fishing Opportunities; Online Raffle Authorization Bill Supported by Caucus Co-Chairs and Members Introduced in Pennsylvania; Maryland Caucus Co-Chair Sen. Jack Bailey Pens Op-Ed on Straight Walled Cartridges for Deer; Ohio Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chairs Spend Time Afield with ODNR; AB 3030 Shelved for 2020 in California; 2020 NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Now Virtual; CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Aug 24, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy Joins Governors Sportsmen's Caucus to Protect and Advance Sporting Traditions in the Last Frontier; CSF, American Wildlife Conservation Partners Host Virtual Meeting; Department of the Interior Announces Report on Big Game Habitat Conservation Initiative; Indiana Adds Two New State Forests; Nebraska Legislature Approves Amendments to State Raffle Laws for Non-Profits; GSC Member Governor Chris Sununu Swears in New NHFG Department Executive Director; Vermont Bowhunter Education Course Goes Virtual; West Virginia Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Adds New Co-Chairs

Aug 17, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

President Trump Signs Great American Outdoors Act into Permanent Law, a Historic Day for Sportsmen and Women; AGFC Provides Quality Dove Hunting Opportunities ; Restrictive Firearms Bill Vetoed by Governor Sportsmen’s Caucus Member Governor Sununu; Scott Mason Confirmed as Next Executive Director of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department; USFWS Revises Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex Hunting and Fishing Plan; Airgun Sunset Legislation Signed into Law in Georgia; Governor Mike Dunleavy of Alaska Joins the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus; CSF Mourns the Loss of Alaska Sportsmen’s Caucus Member Representative Gary Knopp; CSF Board Member Chris Dorsey on Colorado Wolf Management Initiative in Forbes (Forbes); CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Aug 10, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

NASC Executive Council Holds Virtual Mid-Year Meeting; ASMFC Set to Advance Menhaden, Sport Fish Conservation; Restoring Ruffed Grouse in Indiana remains Goal for CSF in Midwest; New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Executive Director Nominee Receives Public Hearing; Louisiana Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Gains Two Senate Co-Chairs; CSF Backs Idaho Department of Fish and Game in Opposition of Lucky Peak Lake View Trail Proposal; CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Aug 03, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Leads Effort in Opposition to Short-Sighted Anti-Conservation Legislation; CSF Weighs-in On Cormorant Management; Senate Commerce Committee Votes to Advance Significant Fisheries Conservation Bill; CSF President Jeff Crane featured on first “live” Talking Mule Deer Podcast, hosted by Mule Deer Foundation, in coordination of final vote on Great American Outdoors Act. Listen now.; Hunting Coyotes at Night in Missouri, CSF Supports Proposed Regulations; Vermont Proposes 2020-2030 Big Game Management Plan; Use of Night Vision Technology for Furbearer Hunting in Pennsylvania Given Preliminary Approval by Board of Game Commissioners Following GSC Member’s Signature (Pennsylvania Game Commission); Florida FWC Commission Approves Draft Changes to Flounder Regulations to Rebuild Fishery; CSF John Culclasure talks GAOA, Apprentice Hunting License Legislation and #ResponsibleRecreation on July 18 edition of Woods and Water SC. (945theanswer.com); Mississippi: CWD Regulations Tabled after Drawing Criticism from CSF and the Conservation Community at Large (ClarionLedger.com); House Bill 125 Hits the Ground Running in Utah – Changes to Cougar Management Expected to Help Big Game Reach Population Level Objective; CSF's Western States Coordinator Aoibheann Cline and Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator Ellary TuckerWilliams Featured on District of Conservation Podcast, Talks AB 30x30 in CA, GAOA, W21 and More. (District of Conservation Podcast; CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jul 27, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Set to Vote on Great American Outdoors Act This Week; American Wildlife Conservation Partners Release Wildlife for the 21st Century - Setting Top Priorities for Next 4 Years; Conservation, Sporting Advocates Urge Representatives to Show Up for Our Public Lands, Hunters, Anglers; CSF Policy Staff Leads the Way in Conservation Seminar Series at ICAST 2020; New 2020 Deer Regulations in Michigan Gives Hunters across the State more Opportunity; Sportsmen’s Community Rallies against Proposed Change to CWD Management Zones in Mississippi; Commission Tables Rule Proposal; Victory for Angling Community in Pennsylvania, PFBC to Regulate Fishing License Fees; CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology; Court filing could end Great Lakes fishing as we know it; CSF President Jeff Crane Featured on Houston Safari Club Hunting Matters Podcast, Talks News, Hunting Legislation Updates and More. Listen Now.; Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife Named #1 Aquarium in North America by USA TODAY; Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Senator Robin Webb Pens Op-Ed on #ResponsibleRecreation; Nebraska Governor and Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus Member Pete Ricketts Hosts Press Conference Urging Nebraskans to Enjoy the Outdoors; NJ Caucus Co-Chairs and Member Call on Governor to Reopen WMAs; Record Number of Turkeys Harvested in New Hampshire during the Spring Season; Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Senator Mike Bell Encourages Tennesseans to Practice #ResponsibleRecreation; Mtn Dew Campaign Promotes Hunting & Fishing

Jul 20, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

USDA Announces 1.2 Million New Acres Enrolled During Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands Sign-Up; Alabama: CSF Supports Prohibiting Possesion of Imported Cervidae Body Parts and Gulf Reef Fish Recreational Reporting Proposed Rules; CSF Makes Case for Conservation Airgun Stamp; Inter-Mountain West: 2020 Legislative Wrap-Up; Maine: MDIFW Hosts Virtual Hearing on Bear Baiting Ban Petition; Michigan to Review 4.6 Million Acre Public Land Strategy; Mississippi: CSF and Partners Submit Letter Opposing CWD Management Zone Delineation Proposed Rule; New York: Caucus Advisory Council Hosts Annual Board Meeting, Elects New Leaders; CSF Fisheries Policy Director Chris Horton featured in Virtual Conservation Seminar Series on Modern Fish Act at 2020 ICAST Online; CSF's Fisheries Policy Director Presents Seminar Session at 2020 ICAST Online; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jul 13, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Helps Motor Critical Fisheries Conservation Bill through Congress; CSF Leads Effort to Secure Passage of Historic Recovering America's Wildlife Act; Florida: Hunter Harassment Legislation Signed Into Law; Maryland: $13.5 Million in Grants Awarded Through the Waterway Improvement Fund; Missouri: Department Accepting Comments for New Nighttime Hunting Regulations Proposed for Feral Swine and Coyotes; Pennsylvania: GSC Member Governor Wolf Signs Hunting Technology Bill; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; CSF Inter-mountain Western States Coordinator Talks #ResponsibleRecreation on Up North Journal Podcast; CSF Western States Coordinator Featured on Bent n Ballistic Podcast, Talks AB 3030 in California, 30x30 Nationally, and #ResponsibleRecreation; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jul 06, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Opposes Two Short-Sighted Bills in Committee; Georgia: Air Gun Legislation Advances to Governor's Desk; Idaho: CSF Submits Letter in Support of Proactive Regulation Changes Encouraged by Trapping Community; Kansas: CSF Submits Letter of Support for Newly Proposed Kansas Coyote Nighttime Hunting Regulations; Mississippi: School Hunter Safety Course Legislation Signed into Law; Pennsylvania: Legislation Granting Pricing Authority to Fish and Boat Commission in the Homestretch; Pennsylvania: Nighttime Hunting of Predators May See Technological Improvements; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; CSF President Jeff Crane Discusses GAOA, #ResponsibleRecreation on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jun 29, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Passes Historic Great American Outdoors Act on an Impressive Vote; Maine: Proposed Bear Baiting Ban to Receive Virtual Hearing; Michigan: DNR Releases Proposed Deer Regulations for 2020 Season; Louisiana: Pro-Sportsmen Legislation Signed Into Law; Oregon: Beaver Trapping Ban Decision by the ODFW Commission Delayed; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; CSF President Jeff Crane Discusses GAOA, #ResponsibleRecreation on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio; CSF Western States Coordinator, Aoibheann Cline, featured on Fish with JD TV; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jun 22, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Continues to Move on Great American Outdoors Act; Arizona and New Mexico: CSF Supports "Non-Essential Experimental" Designation for the Mexican Wolf; Florida: CSF Supports Proposed Flounder Regulations; Iowa: Legislature Passes Several Sportsmen's Bills upon Returning to Session; Louisiana: Committee Votes Down Proposed Ban on Traditional Ammunition; New Jersey: CSF Submits Comments Opposing Lead Tackle Restrictions in the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge; Northeast: 2020 Regional Update; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology.

Jun 15, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Great American Outdoors Act Moving in Senate, Up for Vote Today; South Atlantic Anglers Receive Welcome News on a 2020 Red Snapper Season; Free Fishing & #ResponsibleRecreation during National Fishing & Boating Week; California: Bad 30x30 Bill Will Lead to More Hunting and Fishing Closures; Louisiana: Pro-Sportsmen's Legislation Advances to the Governor's Desk; Maine: CSF Leads Effort to Counter Proposed Bear Baiting Ban; Missouri: Department of Conservation Considers Plan for Future Black Bear Hunt and Predator Hunting Regulations; Rhode Island: CSF Submits Letter of Support for Expanded Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on NWR Complex; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jun 08, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Encourages CDC, APHIS to Allow Brucellosis Research; CSF Helps Lead Effort in Support of Two Monumental Conservation Bills; CSF Supports U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposed Rule to Expand Hunting and Fishing Opportunities; Department of the Interior Announces $160 Million in Funding for Wetland Conservation Projects; Maine: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Taking Public Comments on Proposed Bear Baiting Ban; Pennsylvania: Senator Laughlin Named SCI's "2019 Legislator of the Year"; Southeast: 2020 Regional Legislative Update; Texas: Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves Changes to Southern Flounder Regulations; Blog: Investing in Iowa and the Future of Conservation Funding; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Vote for Team CSF in the American Suppressor Association's Silencer Stache Competition; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jun 01, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Leadership Commits to Passing Great American Outdoors Act; South Atlantic and Gulf Councils Hook Up on Alternative Management; California: CDFW Authorizes Online Hunter Education Courses; Indiana: CSF Supports the Expansion of TSS Loads for Turkey Hunting and the FireStick During Muzzleloader Season; Massachusetts: Firearms/Archery Ranges and Charter Boats Operational under State's Phased Reopening Plan; Midwest: 2020 Regional Legislative Update; Southeast: State and Federal COVID Restrictions Begin to Ease; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Vote for Team CSF in the American Suppressor Association's Silencer Stache Competition; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

May 26, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Encourages Critical Wildlife Crossings Funding; Rule to Allow For Abbreviated Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic Published in Federal Register; Arkansas: CSF Shoots Down Waterfowl Regulation; Louisiana: Commission Sets Red Snapper Season and Moves Forward with Regulation Proposals; Massachusetts: Committee Drops "Outside and Unattended" from Restrictive Kennel Bill; Oklahoma: Wildlife Commission Approves Changes for Upcoming Deer and Waterfowl Seasons; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Vote for Team CSF in the American Suppressor Association's Silencer Stache Competition; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

May 18, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Joins 80 other Organizations in Requesting Additional Funding for USDA-APHIS Wildlife Services; CSF Urges Congress to Pass Great American Outdoors Act; CSF Urges House Committee to Include Important Wildlife Conservation Program in Transportation Bill; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Changes Duck Stamp Requirements to Recognize Hunters' Contribution to Waterfowl Conservation; CSF President Leads Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Meeting; CSF & Industry Partners Lead #ResponsibleRecreation Media Campaign; Maine: Sporting Camps to Resume Business Earlier Than Anticipated; Massachusetts: Firearms Retailers are Back in Business; Mississippi: Commission Considers Proposed Rule Changes; Montana: CSF Submits Comments in Favor of Grizzly Bear Hunting; South Dakota: 2020 Mountain Lion Season Ends in Success for Hunters and the Lions; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

May 11, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Department of the Interior Receives nearly $25 Million for Conservation of Western Big Game Species; Descending Device Final Rule on Deck in the South Atlantic; Iowa: CSF Provides Comments in Support of Proposed Amendments to Furbearer Regulations; Massachusetts: Sign-On Letter of Opposition Submitted to Fight Restrictive Kennel Legislation; Nevada: CSF Supports NDOW's 2020 Bear Tag Quota Recommendation; North Carolina: Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan Revision Comment Period to be Extended; Blog: A Yearly Tradition Born from a Coyote Contest; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Remembers former Montana Congressman and Caucus Chairman Ron Marlenee; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for NASC Summit 2020; Past CSF Board Member Phil Morlock to Retire from Shimano in 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

May 04, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Provides Comments on Updated NRCS Conservation Practice Standards; Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Seeks Applications for Important Recruitment Program; Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Eyeing a Comprehensive Slate of Regulatory Changes; California: Ammunition Background Check Invalidated in Court; Maine: Moose Lottery Drawing Goes Virtual; Maine: Turkey Hunters to See Extra Day in the Field; Michigan: Governor Re-establishes Opportunities to Practice #ResponsibleRecreation; Oregon: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chairs Advocate to the Governor to Maintain Hunting and Fishing Opportunities; Southeast: States Provide Hunter Education Course Options and Ease Restrictions during COVID-19 Pandemic; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for NASC Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology; CSF's Spring Online Auction is Now Live!; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Apr 27, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seeks Comments on Firearm Possession Revision; NRCS Announces Awards for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program; California: Conservation Partners Weigh-in on Fish and Game Commissions Strategic Plan Update; Delaware: Caucus Co-Chairs Call on Governor to Promote Responsible Outdoor Recreation during COVID-19; Mississippi: Sportsmen's Legislative Updates Amidst COVID-19; Nebraska: A Look into the Cornhusker State's 2020 Session; New Hampshire: Shortened Sessions - No Shortage of Activity; New York: Caucus Co-Chairs Efforts Key in Reopening Boat Ramps and Marinas; Northeast: States Move to Authorize Internet-Only Hunter Education During COVID-19 Pandemic; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology; CSF's Spring Online Auction is Now Live!; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open.

Apr 20, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Leads Efforts in Support of Maintaining the Openness of Public Lands and Waters; Department of the Interior Proposes to Expand Hunting and Fishing Across 2.3 million Acres; GAO Releases Report on Fisheries Allocations; Massachusetts: Caucus Co-Chairs Take a Stand for Sportsmen in Letter to the Governor; Missouri: Show-Me State's First Elk Season Officially Set for 2020; New Hampshire: CSF Submits Letter of Support for Pro-Sportsmen's Rules Package; New Jersey: Caucus Co-Chairs Push Back against Governor's Order to Close State Forests, Parks; New Mexico: Court Rules to Release Hunter Contact Information as Part of Public Record; Pennsylvania: Updated CWD Response Plan Available for Public Comment; Pennsylvania: Final Sunday Hunting Dates for 2020 Set; Virginia: Active Session for the Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus; Wisconsin: A look at some of the Highlights of the Badger State's 2020 Legislative Session; CSF Western States Coordinator, Aoibheann Cline, aired on CA Sportsman's Radio Show, Talks CA fishing regulations, and how to practice Responsible Recreation; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Apr 13, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Urges Governors to Support Hunting, Fishing and Recreational Shooting Opportunities Amidst COVID-19; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Industry Partners Develop Social Media Campaign to Encourage Responsible Outdoor Recreation during COVID-19 Pandemic; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Continuance of Entrance Fee Waivers; Connecticut: Activity on Sportsmen's Policies from Start to Finish; Florida: 2020 Legislative Updates; Michigan: An In-Depth look at the Great Lakes State 2020 Legislative Session; Utah: One for the Record Books - Outstanding 2020 Legislative Session; Washington: CSF Encourages Open Public Lands and Hunting and Fishing Seasons Amidst Closures; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Apr 06, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Conservation Reserve Program: Over 3.4 Million Acres Accepted Following 19-20 General Sign-up; USDA Announces Awards for the Voluntary Public Access - Habitat Incentive Program; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments Regarding Cooperative Farming; "Essential" Designations for Firearms-Related Businesses; Connecticut: Caucus Coordinates Angling Opportunity with Governor's Office; Idaho: 2020 - Phenomenal Legislative Session for Sportsmen and Women; Maine: Fishing License Requirement Waived for Inland Waters; Missouri: A Closer Look at the Show-Me State's 2020 Legislative Session; West Virginia: 2020 Legislative Updates; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Mar 30, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Angling and Boating Community Supports Descending Device Amendment in the South Atlantic; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Encourages State Public Land to Remain Open; Department of the Interior Announces Disbursement of $1 billion of Sportsmen-Generated Funds; Federal Lands Roundtable Comments on Tonto National Forest Management; Senate Introduces Innovative Bill to Modernize Public Access; Sportfishing Community Criticizes Maryland's Approach to Striped Bass Management; Arkansas's Answer to Social Distancing - Free Fishing Licenses; Iowa: Bill to Extend Hunting and Fishing License Resident Status for Members of the Armed Forces Passes Both Chambers; Iowa: Range Protection Bill Continues to Progress through Legislature; Maine: Fishing License Requirement Waived for Inland Waters; Michigan: Pheasant Stamp Would Fund Release Program and Habitat for Wild Birds; Northeast: No Better Time to Buy Your Licenses; Pennsylvania: Highest Deer Harvest in 15 Years; Southeast: 2020 Legislative Updates; Utah: State Constitutional Amendment to the Right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife Moves Out of Legislature and onto the Ballot; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open; CSF Southeastern States Assistant Director, John Culclasure featured in Project Upland Magazine Podcast

Mar 23, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands Sign-up Now Open; CSF Supports Efforts to Fund Wetlands Conservation Funding; DESCEND Act Passes House Natural Resources Committee; Senate Introduces Historic Bill to Increase Access and Restore Our Public Land Infrastructure; Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on State Legislatures; California: Striped Bass Policy Adoption; Idaho: Governor Little Signs Complimentary Bill to the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act; Indiana: 2020 Legislative Session Ends with Big Wins for Sportsmen and Women; Iowa: CSF Encourages Legislators to Pass Important Disease Management Bill to Control the Spread of CWD; New Hampshire: Caucus Luncheon Highlights Sportsmen's Efforts Thus Far; New Hampshire: Constructive Regulatory Package Proposed by NHFG Department; Virginia: Pro-Sportsmen's Bills Signed into Law; West Virginia: Pro-Sportsmen's Bills Advance to Governor's Desk; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members come together to Celebrate over 30 Years of Achievements; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Mar 17, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Set to Introduce Historic Access and Conservation Bill; CSF Joins More Than 200 Organizations in Support of USDA Wildlife Services; 2020 Highway Bill Topic of Policy Luncheon; Insufficient Data Continues to Plague Red Snapper Anglers in the South Atlantic; Arizona: Shooting Sports and Hunting Focus of National Outdoor Women's Weekend Event; Connecticut: Caucus Meeting Draws Discussion on Ammunition Excise Tax; Florida: Hunter Harassment Legislation Advances; Mississippi: Caucus Hosts 12th Annual Fish Fry; Nebraska: Sportsmen Policy Priorities Focus of Nebraska Sportsmen's Foundation Lunch; New Hampshire: Anti-Sportsmen Attacks Flop in Committee; New York: ACTION ALERT - Hunting Contest and Lead Ammo Ban Scheduled for Floor Action this Week; Oklahoma: Bill to Grant Management Authority over Furbearers and Squirrel Seasons to State Wildlife Agency Passes House; Vermont: ACTION ALERT - Fish and Wildlife Omnibus Bill Sponsored by Caucus Co-Chair Hijacked by Anti-Hunting Interests

Mar 09, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Applauds the Confirmation of MacGregor to Serve as Deputy Secretary of the Interior; Connecticut: Bill Poses to Implement 35% Excise Tax on Ammunition to Fund Gun Violence Prevention; Connecticut: Caucus Meeting Held to Discuss Future Events and Sportsmen's-Related Policies; New York: Caucus Driven National Hunting and Fishing Day Resolution Adopted by Senate; South Dakota Habitat Stamp Would Generate Additional Money for Conservation; Utah: Hunting Opportunities Expanded in State Parks; V irginia: Menhaden Conservation Legislation Heads to Governor's Desk

Mar 02, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Seeks Input on Changes to the Federal Duck Stamp Art Contests; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends Western Hunting and Conservation Expo; Connecticut: "Big Six African Species" Ban Threatens Legal Hunting Activities; Florida: Caucus Holds Annual Dinner with Commission; Midwest: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends Annual Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic; New Hampshire: CSF Staff Testifies on Bills Regarding a Coyote Hunting Contest Ban, a Discharge Distance Increase, and a Study for Banning Recreational Trapping.

Feb 24, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Nomination of MacGregor to Serve as Deputy Secretary of the Interior Passes Committee; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends National Wild Turkey Federation Convention and Conservation Conference; Great Lakes: CSF Participates in Asian Carp Panel; Vermont: Caucus Co-Chairs Featured as Guest Speakers at Legislative Mixer; Washington: Warm Water Fishing Advisory Group Bill Advances in the Senate

Feb 18, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Important Chesapeake Bay Conservation Program Passes House; Private Recreational Red Snapper Anglers in the Gulf of Mexico Get Long-Awaited Victory in Final Rule; Governor's Sportsmen's Caucus Reception Enhances the Advancement of Conservation; Iowa: Bill Introduced to Fund Natural Resource and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund; Maine: Victory for Sportsmen and Women in Committee's Report of "Ought Not to Pass" on Nonbiodegradable Hooks and Lures Ban; Mississippi: Governor Tate Reeves Joins the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; New Hampshire: CSF Testifies Against Legislation to Allow Anti-Hunting Interests to Serve on the Fish and Game Commission; New Mexico: Senate Bill 273, Good for Wildlife, Good for Sportsmen; New York: CSF Delivers Presentation at 4-H Shooting Sports Conference; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Safari Club International Come Together for the Future of Sportsmen and Women

Feb 11, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Continues to Urge the Passage of Robust Conservation Package; CSF Comments on Proposal to Expand Angling and Boating Restrictions in the Florida Keys; Maryland: Caucus Hosts Organizational Meeting to Discuss Events and Policy Priorities for the Year Ahead; Michigan: Wildlife Council Unveils Mosaics Celebrating Michigan's Conservation Success Stories and the Conservationists Responsible for this Success; New Hampshire: Concord Sees Outpouring of Opposition to Restrictive Kennel Bill; New Mexico: Sportsmen's Caucus Reception in Santa Fe Yields Great Turnout; New York: Caucus' Annual Sportsman-Legislator Breakfast Sets the Stage for Increased Engagement in 2020 and Beyond; Ohio: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Reception to Kick Off the 2020 Legislative Session

Feb 03, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

ACTION ALERT!; Connecticut: Caucus Prepares for Wild Game Meat Tasting Reception; Delaware: Caucus Convenes for First Meeting of the 2020 Legislative Session; Idaho: Successful Legislative Session Kick-Off Breakfast in the Gem State Capitol; Missouri: Governor Parson Joins the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; New Hampshire: Droves of Sportsmen Gather to Protect Firearms Shooting Ranges; North Carolina and Virginia: Public Land Sunday Hunting Updates; South Dakota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Hosts Event with Ducks Unlimited

Jan 27, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Subcommittee Hears Important Fisheries Legislation; Idaho: Advisory Council to the Idaho Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Holds First Meeting of 2020; Indiana: Lake Michigan Shoreline is Held in the Public Trust; Montana: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends Montana Outfitters and Guides Association's Winter Convention; New Hampshire: CSF Staff Works to Oppose Over-Burdensome Kennel Legislation; New Jersey: Beaver Management Bill Awaiting Governor's Decision; Northeast: Themes in Anti-Sportsmen Legislation in 2020 Beginning to Emerge; Pennsylvania: Sunday Hunting on the Agenda for This Week's Board of Game Commissioners Meeting; Virginia: Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation Introduced; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeking Outreach Assistant and Southeastern States Coordinator

Jan 20, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Passes Comprehensive Sporting-Conservation Package; California: Salvaging Game Meat from Road Kill Still Illegal in California; Connecticut: Caucus Gathers for First Meeting of 2020; Midwest: 2020 Legislative Sessions Beginning Across the Region; Virginia: Legislation Filed to Increase Penalties for Wildlife Violations; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Dallas Safari Club come together for the Future of Sportsmen; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeking Outreach Assistant and Southeastern States Coordinator

Jan 13, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Committee Passes Robust Package to Advance Conservation; Congress Approves Funding Bill with Important Conservation Programs Included; California: Action on the Delta Fisheries Management Policy and Striped Bass Policy Postponed Until February; Massachusetts: Predatory and Furbearing Hunting Tournaments Banned; New York: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Adds Fourth Co-Chair in Preparation for 2020 Legislative Session; North Carolina: CSF Makes Recommendations to Rebuild the Southern Flounder Fishery; Oklahoma: Public comment period open for Wildlife Commission's proposed rules changes; Pennsylvania: GSC Co-Chair Governor Tom Wolf Holds Ceremonial Bill Signing for Landmark Sunday Hunting Bill; Anglers for the Bahamas; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeking Outreach Assistant and Southeastern States Coordinator.

Dec 23, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Votes to Advance Priority Fisheries Conservation Bills; Senate Confirms U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director; USDA Holds Conservation Reserve Program General Sign-Up for First Time Since 2016; Missouri: US Forest Service to Close Mark Twain National Forest to Swine Hunting; New Mexico: Land Commissioner Closes Hunting and Trapping on State Trust Land Parcel Near Albuquerque; Virginia: CSF Participates in Agency Advisory Group Meeting; Anglers for the Bahamas; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeking Outreach Assistant and Southeastern States Coordinator

Dec 16, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Committee Passes Two Top Priority Conservation Bills; Congressional Efforts to Address CWD Continue to Gain Momentum; Florida: Hunter Harassment and Hunting and Fishing Supplies Sales Tax Holiday Legislation Pre-filed; Historic Sunday Hunting Bill Signed into Law in Pennsylvania; Idaho and Wyoming: Federal Authorities Oppose Lawsuit Filed by Environmental Groups to Ban Bear-Baiting; New Mexico: Unanimous Vote by Game Commission Puts an End to Recreational Cougar Trapping; New York: State Increases Punishment for Fish and Wildlife Violators

Dec 09, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Efforts by the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Help Lead to Passage of Important Wetlands Conservation Bill; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Meets, Joined by Two Cabinet Secretaries; Senate Committee Advances Important Interior Nominee and Conservation Funding Bill; CSF Joins with Firearms and Hunting Industry Partners to Support Canterbury Nomination to lead ATF; Colorado: District Court Rejects Lawsuit Targeting Colorado Parks and Wildlife Research Studies; Ohio: Knife Ban Repeal Legislation Discussed in Committee; Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Honored at Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; NASC Summit Brings Together Bipartisan Legislators to Discuss Advancing America's Conservation Movement with Partners

Nov 25, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Talks Alternative Management with Council Coordination Committee On November; Alaska: Alaska Legislative Outdoor Heritage Caucus Convenes at the Sportsmen's Rendezvous; Maine: Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Elected Chair of Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission; Michigan: Pheasants Forever Presents at Sportsmen's Caucus Breakfast Briefing; North Carolina: Boating and Fishing Industry Summit Convenes to Discuss Fisheries Conservation and Access Issues; Texas: Voters Approve Constitutional Amendment to Fully Dedicate Sporting Goods Sales Tax to State Parks and Historic Sites

Nov 12, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Measures to Conserve Striped Bass Approved by Fisheries Managers; Idaho: Fish and Game Department Secures Public Access on Corporate Timberlands in Northern Idaho; Massachusetts: Proposed Coyote Hunting Tournament Ban Highlights Spread of Misinformation; Midwest: Deer Seasons are Ramping Up, Providing Increased Opportunities to Test Herds for Chronic Wasting Disease; Pennsylvania: Sunday Hunting Clears another Hurdle with Historic Vote on the House Floor; Southeast: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference; West Virginia: Governor's One Shot Hunt Raises Funds for Hunters Helping the Hungry; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Silent Auction Preview; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Last Call for Registration

Nov 04, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Bill to Reauthorize the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund Introduced; CSC Members Urge USDA Secretary Perdue to Implement Important Private Lands Conservation Program; House Holds Hearing on Proposed Pebble Mine; Michigan: Grouse Enhanced Management Sites for Ruffed Grouse Hunters; New Mexico: CSF Joins Partners in Opposing Proposed Changes to State Trapping Regulations; Nevada: CSF Weighs-in on Gaming Commission Proposed Regulations on Charitable Games and Lotteries Affecting Partner Conservation Organizations; New York: Hunting Under the Influence and Recreational Angling Bills Enacted; North Carolina: Commission Proposes to Ban Cervid Urine; Pennsylvania: Caucus-Driven Sunday Hunting Bill on the Move; Vermont: Fish and Wildlife Department to Host Informational Meeting on Coyotes; Vermont: GSC Member Governor Phil Scott Recognizes Economic Importance of Hunting and Fishing; Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Opens 6,638 Acres of Forest for Private Land Hunting

Oct 28, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Hosts Luncheon to Discuss Ways to Combat CWD; House Committee Considers Species Conservation, Wildlife Corridor Bills; Alabama: Division of Wildlife to Host CWD Public Information Meetings Throughout State; Arkansas and Oklahoma Caucuses Host First Annual Sporting Clays Challenge; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends American Sportfishing Association's Sportfishing Summit; Massachusetts: MassWildlife Creates New Norcross Hill Wildlife Management Area; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Oct 21, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF and Conservation Partners Urge USDA to Fully Implement the Conservation Reserve Program; President Nominates MacGregor to Serve as Deputy Secretary of the Interior; Indiana: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Testifies Before Natural Resources Committee; Massachusetts: CSF Presents at Sportsmen's Leadership Conference; New Mexico: Update on Proposed Changes to Cougar Hunting and Public Comment Opportunities for Proposed Rule Changes to Furbearer; Ohio: Governor DeWine Announces Large Public Land Acquisition;NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Oct 07, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Natural Resources Committee Advances Two Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Conservation Priorities; Senate Committee Advances Nominee for Top USFWS Post; From Biscayne Bay to Bluefin Tuna; USDA to Invest $50 Million In Recreational Public Access on Private Lands; Indiana: Ruffed Grouse to be listed as State Endangered Species; Massachusetts: MassWildlife to Host Public Hearings Related to Predator Hunting Contests; Montana: Public Meeting and Comment Period for Proposed Coal Creek Conservation Easement; CSF Welcomes New Team Members; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open; National Hunting and Fishing Day Proclamation Resource Center 2019

Oct 01, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Natural Resources Committee Advances Shortsighted Anti-Hunting Legislation; House Natural Resources Committee Scheduled to Hold Hearing on Important Conservation Funding Bills; Indiana: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts First Sportsmen's Rendezvous; Maryland: Caucus Gathers for Annual Retreat at Historic Woodmont Lodge; Nebraska: Hunters Prepare for the 2019-2020 Upland Slam; Tennessee: Sportsmen's Caucus Adds New Leader; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open; Anglers for the Bahamas

Sep 23, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Secretary Bernhardt, CSC Members and Other Conservation Leaders Join CSF for 30th Annual Banquet; House Natural Resources Committee to Take Up Misguided International Hunting Legislation; Arizona: First Annual Birds, Burritos and Barbecue Caucus Dove Shoot; Missouri: New Regulations Would Allow Landowners to Use Thermal/Night Vision Optics; North Carolina: Caucus Chair Honored with Distinguished Conservation Award; Pennsylvania: House Game and Fisheries Committee Hears Sunday Hunting Legislation; Pennsylvania: Game Commission to Take Public Comments on Chronic Wasting Disease Response Plan; CSF's Chairman's Lunch Recognizes 30 Years of Sportsmen's Caucuses; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open; Anglers for the Bahamas

Sep 16, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Joins 30+ Organizations in Support of Top Conservation Priorities; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Conservation Partners Support Establishment of New National Wildlife Refuge in Kentucky; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Supports U.S. Forest Service's Proposed National Environmental Policy Act Revisions; Department of Interior Announces Expansion of 1.4 Million acres to Hunting and Fishing; Time to Land State-based Red Snapper Management for the Future; California: Bobcat Hunting Ban Looming; Massachusetts: Committee Hearing to Discuss Legislation Authorizing Suppressor Ownership; Missouri: New regulations to limit the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease; Montana: Caucus Leadership, Advisory Council, and CSF Staff Attends Fall Creek Public Access Dedication Ceremony; Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Dove Shoot; Utah: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Late Summer Fishing Trip

Sep 09, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Department of the Interior Announces Increased Access for Sportsmen and Women; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Joins Over 25 Organizations in Support of FWS Nominee; Alabama: Sandhill Crane Season Returns to Alabama; Arizona: Steps Being Taken to Protect Elk and Deer from Chronic Wasting Disease; California Outdoor Sporting Caucus Hosts 13th Annual End of Session Reception; Indiana: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Meets with In-State Sportsmen's Groups; Maine: Use of Live Bait Banned in State's Northern Management Zone; Massachusetts: MassWildlife Suggests Elimination of Predator Hunting Contests

Aug 26, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

American Wildlife Conservation Partners Convene to Discuss Federal Policy Priorities; Attention Anglers: Striped Bass Policy Discussion Moved to December; Midwest: Hunters Prepare as Dove Seasons Take Flight; North Carolina: U.S. Forest Service Habitat Projects Move Forward; New Hampshire: Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Member Governor Sununu Vetoes Restrictive Gun Legislation; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Board Member Receives Ray Scott Trail Blazer Award; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeking Event Manager and Policy and Communications Manager

Aug 19, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries Announce Changes to Endangered Species Act; Arizona: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends Sportsmen for Wildlife Conservation Summit; Delaware: Governor Carney Holds Signing Ceremony for Bill to Expand Hunting and Fishing Opportunities for Service-Wounded Veterans; Midwest: Sportsmen's Legislation and Regulations Advance; Montana: Opportunity for Public Comment Regarding Trapping Regulations; North Carolina: Conservation Funding Legislation Advances; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Promotes NASC at National Conference of State Legislatures Summit; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeking Event Manager and Policy and Communications Manager

Aug 12, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Committee Advances Recreational Public Access and Conservation through Infrastructure Bill; Attention Anglers: Take Action to Save Striped Bass Fishing in the California Delta; Louisiana: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends Coastal Conservation Association Legislative Rodeo; New Mexico and Utah: Public Comment Opportunities for Proposed Rule Changes to Predator Hunting; Northeast: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Hosts Policy Discussion on Public Access, Recovering America's Wildlife Act, Chronic Wasting Disease; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeking Event Manager and Policy and Communications Manager

Aug 05, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Natural Resources Supports Bill to Balance Energy and Conservation; Idaho: Opportunity for Public Comment and Participation at Governor's Salmon Workgroup Public Meeting; Maine: Caucus Member's Op-Ed Highlights Several Key Sportsmen-Related Bills; Michigan: July Declared Wildlife Conservation Month; Midwest: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Hosts Policy Forum Focused on the Farm Bill and Other Sportsmen-Related Policies; Ohio: Governor DeWine Joins the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; Pennsylvania: Wins for Sportsmen and Women; Conservation; and Pennsylvania At-Large at Board of Game Commissioners Meeting; South Carolina: Use of Natural Deer Urine Banned; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeking Event Manager

Jul 29, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Actively Opposes Anti-Hunting Legislation; Indiana: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Testifies before Natural Resource Commission; Inter-Mountain Western States: 2019 Legislative Session Review; Missouri: Governor Signs Anti-Poaching Bill into Law; New England States: 2019 Legislative Session Review; Ohio: Pro-Conservation Budget Signed into Law; Washington: Department of Fish and Wildlife Seeking Applicants for the Game Management Advisory Council; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Summer Conference; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeking Event Manager

Jul 22, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Recovering America's Wildlife Act; Significant Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation Bill Introduced in the Senate; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends President's Speech on Environmental Leadership; California Caucus Leaders Advocate for Sporting Community Input in Outdoor Recreation Management; Connecticut: Session Ends with Success for Sportsmen; Louisiana: Concurrent Resolutions Impacting Hunter Education in Schools and Chronic Wasting Disease Move in Legislature; Missouri: Elk Hunting Set to Return By 2020; In Memory of Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Foundation Founding Member Ray Arnett

Jul 15, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council Meets with Interior Department Leaders on Community Priorities; House Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Chronic Wasting Disease Hearing; House of Representatives Passes Funding Bill for Agriculture, Interior, Commerce Departments; Arizona: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Supports House Rock Bison Management Improvements Project; California Outdoor Sporting Caucus Draws Youth to Annual Trap Shoot; Pennsylvania: Sportsmen's Caucus-Driven Sunday Hunting Bill Passes Senate; Minnesota: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Partners Provide Comment on Gray Wolf Delisting; Ohio: Pro-Conservation Budget Advances; Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies hosts 86th Annual Directors' Meeting

Jul 01, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Bill to Fund Important Federal Agencies Moves to House Floor; Natural Resources Committee Advances Bill to Fund Land and Water Conservation Fund; Department of the Interior Approves $78 Million for Wetland Conservation Projects; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Encourages DOI Recreational Shooting Policy; Lower Midwest: 2019 Legislative Session Review; California: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Hosts 6th Annual Wine, Wings & Wildlife; Massachusetts: MassWildlife Hosts Final Listening Session on Coyote Contests; Montana: Second Free-Ranging Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Suspected; North Carolina: Coastal Fisheries Reform Legislation Advances; Pennsylvania: Positive Movement on Sunday Hunting Bill Celebrated at Annual Caucus Cigar Reception

Jun 24, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Introduces Bill for Permanent Land Water Conservation Fund; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Supports Multi-Use of Backcountry Conservation Areas; Northeast: Legislators and Animal Rights Activists Take a Bite at Coyote Hunting; Idaho: Public Comment Period Open for Rule Proposals on Hunting, Trapping and Big Game Importation; Illinois: Legislation to Expand Apprentice & Youth Deer Hunting opportunities heads to Governor's Desk; Kentucky: Crossbow Deer Season Expansions Enacted for 2019-2020; Oregon Approves New Wolf Management Plan; Vermont: Governor Scott Vetoes Bill to Establish Waiting Period on Handgun Sales; NASC Annual Summit Call for Proposals

Jun 17, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Interior Department Announces Expansion of 1.4 Million Acres for Public Hunting and Fishing; Government Accountability Office Gathers Intel at Gulf Council Meeting; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Urges U.S. Forest Service to Better Balance Public Recreation Needs; Alabama: Red Snapper Management Joint Resolution Passes Legislature; Arizona: Public Comment Period Open for Proposal to Build Recreational Shooting Sites; California: Legislature Declares State-wide Fishing and Boating Week; Connecticut: CSF Prevents Anti-Sportsmen Legislation as Sessions Adjourn; Maine: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Advisory Council Member Formed; Missouri: US Forest Service Proposes Feral Hog Hunting Ban on Mark Twain National Forest; Oregon: Anti-Poaching Legislation Championed by Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Heads to Governor; South Carolina: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and National Wild Turkey Federation Host Annual Clays Classic; Virginia: Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Executive Director Appointed; CSF Welcomes Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator to Team

Jun 10, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Supports Interior Department Efforts to Increase Migratory Waterfowl Populations; Maine: Legislators Discuss Apprentice Hunting Program at Caucus Luncheon; Maine: Sporting Community Defends Against "High-Capacity" Magazine Ban; Oregon: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Youth Fishing Derby at the Capitol; Tennessee: Fish and Wildlife Commission Approves Regulations to Combat Chronic Wasting Disease; Texas: Boater Safety Bill Heads to Governor's Desk; In Memory of Former Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Thad Cochran

Jun 03, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Urges Proper Farm Bill Implementation; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Praises Interior Department Action's to Increase Transparency in Litigation; Alabama: Caucus Hosts Kimber Manufacturing Breakfast Briefing; California Establishes New Caucus Leadership; Connecticut: CSF, Conservation Partners Submit Opposition Letter to Governor on Trophy Import Ban; Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Policy Luncheon; Massachusetts: Conservation Efforts Recognized during Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol; Michigan: Sportsmen's Caucus and Michigan Advisory Council Host Legislative Outdoor Day; North Carolina: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Luncheon on Legislative Sportsmen's Day

May 28, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Grizzly Bear Legislation; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Puts Partisanship Aside for Annual Clays Competition; California: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Takes Action on Sportsmen's Issues; Maine: Governor Mills Signs Crossbow Use Expansion Bill; Michigan: Safari Club International Legislator of the Year Awarded to Sportsmen's Caucus Leader; South Carolina Enacts New Turkey Hunting Regulations

May 20, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Target Practice Access Bill Signed into Law; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Introduces Resilient Federal Forest Act; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Submits Letters to Reaffirm State Management Authority of Grizzly Bears and Gray Wolves; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Staff Appointed to the National Wildlife Services Advisory Committee; Secretary Bernhardt Awards States Over $20 Million in Grants Supporting Coastal Wetlands Conservation, Recreation and Communities; Alabama: Controversial Baiting Bill Becomes Law; Illinois: CSF and Sportsmen's Caucus Host Annual Reception; New Hampshire: Regulatory Changes to Spring Turkey Season Discussed at Caucus Luncheon; Oklahoma: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Whitewater Rafting Adventure; Oregon: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Bi-Annual Banquet and Auction; Original Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chairs Bag Spring Turkeys

May 13, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Secretary Bernhardt Grants $2.1 Million to Western States for Migration Corridors, Conservation; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Praises House Passage of Target Range Access Bill; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Submits Endangered Species Act Recommendation; Colorado: Bobcat Citizen Petition to be Considered by Parks and Wildlife Commission; Kansas: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Sporting Clays Challenge; New York: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Sportsman-Legislator Breakfast; South Carolina: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Spring Fishing Event; Tennessee: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Wild Game Dinner

May 06, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

ALERT: House Set to Vote on Important Target Range Access Legislation; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Pushes for Expanded Hunting Access on Wildlife Refuges; Rhode Island Becomes 49th State to Join the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses; Alabama: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Luncheon; Colorado: Caucus Hosts Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol; Indiana: CSF Staff Tours State Forest, Works to Maintain Science-based Forestry Management; Oregon: Sportsmen's Caucus Advances Anti-Poaching Legislation; Tennessee: Governor Bill Lee Joins Sportsmen's Caucus; Virginia: Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Supports Old Dominion One Shot Turkey Hunt; Washington: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Shootout at Littlerock; CSF Welcomes Office Coordinator

Apr 29, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Fisheries Program Director Appointed to Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council; Federal Lands Roundtable Discusses Lands Package Implementation; Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Policy Meeting; Maine: Luncheon Draws Attendance from Congressional, Governors and State Caucuses; Michigan: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Breakfast Briefing on Hunting with Hounds; New Hampshire: Caucus Co-Chair Representative Goley Awarded Legislator of the Year by Wildlife Federation; North Carolina: Marine Fisheries Legislation Advances; Northeast: CSF Hosts Luncheon for State Fish and Wildlife Agency Directors; CSF Welcomes Lower Midwestern States Coordinator

Apr 22, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Passes Priority Legislation for Public Target Range Access; Legislation to Benefit Sport Fish Populations and Other Marine Life Introduced; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Vice-Chair Introduces Land and Water Conservation Fund Bill; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Praises Senate Confirmation of Bernhardt as Secretary of the Interior; Conservation Leaders Provide Perspectives on Western Wildlife Migration Corridors; California: CSF Joins Wildlife Conservation Partners to Weigh-in on Legislation Impacting Sportsmen and Women; Kentucky: Crossbow Season Expansion Approved by Legislative Subcommittee; Maine: Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Welcomes Governor Mills; Maine: Sportsmen's Caucus Member Bill Authorizes Commissioner Camuso the Power to Extend Trapping Season; Massachusetts: Caucus Gathers New and Returning Members for First Meeting of the Year; Minnesota: Governor Walz Joins the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; Pennsylvania: Board of Commissioners Advance Proposals to Expand Hunter Opportunity

Apr 15, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Gulf Council Approves State Management of Red Snapper Anglers; States Receive $1 Billion for Conservation and Outdoor Access; CSF Supports Reducing Bycatch in the Pacific; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Advances Important Interior Appointees; CSF to Host Wildlife Migration Corridors Briefing on Capitol Hill; Connecticut: Caucus Game-Meat Tasting Reception Highlights Sportsmen's Contributions; Illinois: Legislation Could Expand Apprentice Hunting Opportunities; Vermont: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Mixer; West Virginia: Pro-Sportsmen's Bills Signed into Law; CSF's 2019 Sportsmen's Policy Issue Briefs Now Available Online; CSF Seeking Office Manager

Apr 08, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Acting Secretary Bernhardt Signs Order for Public Lands Package Implementation; House Natural Resources Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Pittman-Robertson Modernization and Sportsmen's ACCESS Bills; Senate Committee Holds Hearing to Consider Bernhardt as Next Interior Secretary; Critical Conservation Programs to Receive Funding for FY 2020; Louisiana: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Informational Event on Coastal Land Loss; Maine: Caucus-driven Legislation Grants Commissioner Camuso Authority to Extend Ice-Fishing Season; Oregon: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts First Meeting of 2019 Session; Pennsylvania: Legislation Regarding Conservation Funding Gaining Momentum; South Dakota: Governor Kristi Noem Joins the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; CSF Seeking Office Manager

Apr 01, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Plans Implementation of Secretarial Orders; Conservation Groups Support Funding for Forest Service Programs Following Fire-Borrowing Fix; CSF Urges Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus to Support North American Wetlands Conservation Act; Arkansas: Raising Trout Permit Will Result in More Rising Rainbows; Connecticut: Sportsmen Gather for Day at the Capitol; Georgia: Governor Brian Kemp Joins Sportsmen's Caucus; Virginia and West Virginia: Wanton Waste Legislation Advances; CSF Board Member Phil Morlock Receives Canadian Sportfishing Industry Award; CSF Hires Development Manager

Mar 25, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Celebrates 30+ Years of Conservation Successes; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Joins Conservation without Conflict Summit; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members, Conservation Leaders Promote National Fish Habitat Conservation Through Partnerships; Michigan Wildlife Council Sees Success with Public Education Campaign; Maine: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts First Luncheon of 2019; South Carolina: Legislation Regarding Turkey Regulations Moves Forward; Wyoming: Governor Mark Gordon Joins Sportsmen's Caucus; CSF Welcomes Western States Coordinator; Tracking the Capitols Update

Mar 18, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Chronic Wasting Disease Management Act; Delaware: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts another Productive Policy Meeting; Michigan: Advisory Council Welcomes New Legislators; Tennessee: Sportsmen's Caucus Holds First Meeting of 2019; Oregon: Chronic Wasting Disease Bill Heads to Senate; Vermont: Fish and Wildlife Department Proposes Significant Changes to Deer Hunting Regulations; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Ducks Unlimited Formalize Partnership to Advance Conservation Goals; CSF Participates at 84th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference

Mar 11, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congress Approves Public Lands Package, Sends to President's Desk; CSF Joins More Than 200 Organizations in Support of USDA Wildlife Services; Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Celebrates 10 Years of Advancing Conservation; Florida: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Host Education Event for Legislators and Staff; Georgia: Sportsmen's Community Gathers for Keeping Georgia Wild Day; Maine: Nonbiodegradable Hook and Lure Ban Referred to the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; Maine Sees Promising Future for Crossbow Use; Oregon: Bill to Ban Coyote Contests Receives Hearing; Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Seeking Comments on Proposed Freshwater Fishing Regulations

Mar 04, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

ACTION ALERT: Urge the House to Advance S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act; Maryland: Statewide Sunday Deer Hunting Bill Heard in Committee; Michigan: Caucus Hosts First Breakfast of the Year with Conservation Groups; Mississippi: Caucus Hosts Annual Fish Fry; New Hampshire: Annual Luncheon Draws New Members; Oregon: Hearings Held on Bill to Expand Mountain Lion Hunting Opportunities; Virginia: Caucus Partners Host Wild Game Chili Cook-Off; Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Celebrates 10 Years of Advancing Conservation

Feb 25, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Passes Natural Resources Management Act, Recognizing Sportsmen's Access Priorities; Bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Bill to Expand Public Target Ranges; Bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leadership Announced for the 116th Congress; Arkansas: Governor Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chair Governor Hutchinson Unveils 2019-2020 Duck Stamp at Sportsmen's Caucus Lunch; Montana: Hearing Held on Bill to Incentivize Hunting Access; Maryland: CSF Testifies in Support of Sunday Hunting Legislation; New Jersey: State Appeals Court Rejects Further Restrictions on Bear Hunting; Oklahoma: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Sportsmen's Day at the Capitol; Virginia: Stationary Blind Legislation Defeated; CSF President Jeff Crane Awarded Honorary Membership to Canada's Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus; CSF President Jeff Crane Joins Conservation Funding Panel at National Wild Turkey Federation Conference; Stay Informed - Sign up for Sportsmen's Policy Updates

Feb 19, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Advances Important Access Priority; Senate and House Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Bills for Critical Chronic Wasting Disease Research; Trump Nominates Acting Secretary David Bernhardt to Lead Interior Department; Maine: Judy Camuso Confirmed as First Female Commissioner of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; Maryland: Caucus Co-Chair Introduces Sunday Hunting Bills; New England: CSF Presents at National Wild Turkey Federation Leadership Conference; New Hampshire: Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Announced for the 2019 Legislative Session; New York: Cervid Importation Ban Extended Through 2023 Over Chronic Wasting Disease Concerns; North Dakota: Sportsmen's Caucus Lunch and Reception Sets Record Attendance; Oregon: Chronic Wasting Disease Bill Scheduled for Hearing; Pennsylvania: Sunday Hunting Bill Reported Out of Committee; Pennsylvania: Game Commission Announces Updates Regarding the 2019 - 2020 Hunting Season; West Virginia: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Meeting in Charleston; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Remembers John Dingell, a Conservation Legacy; Stay Informed - Sign up for Sportsmen's Policy Updates

Feb 11, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Introduces Chronic Wasting Disease Study Bill; Conservation Groups Urge Senate to Consider Natural Resources Management Act; Despite Government Shutdown, Gulf Council Makes Progress for Red Snapper Anglers; Bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Introduce Bill to Modernize the Pittman-Robertson Act; Connecticut: Sportsmen's Caucus Discusses Sportsmen's Priorities at Second Meeting; Delaware: Caucus Co-Chair Receives Award in Recognition of Dedication to Sportsmen's Issues; Florida: Sportsmen's Caucus Announces 2019 Leadership; New Mexico: Budget Proposal Threatens Conservation Funding; Oklahoma: Sportsmen's Caucus Member Introduces Science-Based Bill to Benefit Trout Fishery; Virginia: Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Bills on Resident Licenses, Among Others; CSF Seeking Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator; Stay Informed - Sign up for Sportsmen's Policy Updates

Feb 04, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Passes Forest Management Measures with Broad Support; Idaho: Sportsmen's Caucus Holds Kickoff Breakfast; Maine: Sportsmen's Caucus Leadership Announced for the 129th Legislature; Maryland: Newly Elected Senators Bring Unique Experience as Caucus Leaders; Tennessee: Additional Cases of Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed; SHOT Show 2019: CSF Joins Sportsmen's Groups, Industry Partners for Annual Trade Show Events

Jan 28, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Opens 38 Refuges During Government Shutdown; Minnesota Hosts Successful Conservation Roundtable; Montana: Sportsmen's Caucus and Conservation Partners Hold Reception; Virginia: Sportsmen's Caucus and Partners Discuss Sportsmen's Priorities in 2019; CSF Policy Fellow Internship Program Openings for Summer 2019

Jan 22, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Introduces Natural Resources, Public Lands Package; Gulf States One Step Closer to Management of Recreational Gulf Red Snapper; Connecticut: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Organizational Meeting; Delaware: Another Big Year on the Horizon for the Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus; Georgia: CSF Attends Keeping Georgia Wild Summit; CSF President Appointed to Dallas Safari Club Conservation Advisory Board

Jan 14, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Saltwater Anglers Land Last Minute Victory in 2018 - President Signs the Modern Fish Act into Law; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Introduces Hearing Protection Act in 116th Congress; Alaska, Idaho Fish and Game Agencies Name New Directors; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Adds Conservation Leaders to Board; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Jan 07, 2019
The Sportsmen's Voice

Modern Fish Act Passes Senate, Heads To House; Ryan Zinke Leaves Lasting Legacy for Sportsmen and Women; Senate Passes Important Knife Transport Legislation; Farm Bill 2018 Passed by Congress, Report to President's Desk; Michigan: Governor Appoints CSF Staff to Wildlife Council; Michigan: Natural Resources Bill Passes House; New Jersey: Governors, Hunters, and Bears! Oh My!; CSF Seeking Development Manager

Dec 17, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Asks Congressional Leaders Not to be Lame Ducks; Bipartisan Legislators Exchange Ideas for Enhancing Sportsmen's Access and Opportunities; Idaho: Steelhead Season to Remain Open; Wisconsin: CSF Staff Attends Capitol Breakfast Briefing; CSF Seeking Development Manager

Dec 10, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Introduce Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission in Cervidae Study Act; House Passes State Management Authority Legislation; Senate Committee Examines Funding Needs for Wildlife Conservation and Management; Idaho: Fish and Game Director to Retire; Kansas: Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Annual Pheasant Hunt; CSF Policy Fellow Internship Program Openings for Spring 2019; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Nov 19, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Recommends Expanding Public Access on Federal Lands and Information Resources; North Carolina: Right to Hunt and Fish Constitutional Amendment Approved by North Carolina Voters; Texas: CSF Celebrates Bipartisan Pro-Sportsman Legislators on Election Day; CSF Policy Fellow Internship Program Openings for Spring 2019; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Nov 13, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Recommends Action for Chronic Wasting Disease Prevention; Man-made Water Sources; North Carolina: Vote for the Right to Hunt, Fish and Harvest Wildlife Constitutional Amendment; Mississippi: Second Case of Chronic Wasting Disease Confirmed; West Virginia: CSF Staff Attends Governor's One Shot Hunt; CSF Participates in Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports Board Meeting; CSF Policy Fellow Internship Program Openings for Spring 2019; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Nov 05, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Applauds Secretary Zinke's Nomination of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Recommends Sunday Hunting, Volunteer Hunters on Federal Lands; Georgia: Vote 'Yes' on Amendment 1 to Establish Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Fund; New Jersey: Anti-Hunting Bills Introduced Following Governor's Ban on Public Land Bear Hunting; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference; CSF Policy Fellow Internship Program Openings for Spring 2019; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Oct 29, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board Approves New Management Recommendations; Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Urges Interior Department to Advance Access, Habitat Goals; CSF Participates in Department of the Interior Conservation Roundtable; North Carolina: Sportsmen's Groups Support Sunday Hunting on Public Lands; North Dakota: Governor Burgum Joins Governors Sportsmen's Caucus; CSF Policy Fellow Internship Program Openings for Spring 2019; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Oct 22, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Gulf Council to Consider Critical State Management Amendments; Secretary Zinke Announces October as National Hunting and Fishing Month; Cervid Carcass Import and Scent Attractant Regulations Changing in Response to Chronic Wasting Disease Threat; California: CSF Comments on Fish and Game Commission Strategic Planning Process; North Dakota: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts 4th Annual Clay Shoot; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Attends Southeastern Outdoor Press Association Annual Conference; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Partners with NationalGunTrader to Enhance Outdoor Recreation;CSF President Jeff Crane Featured on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio; CSF Policy Fellow Internship Program Openings for 2018 and 2019; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Oct 15, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Meets in Charlotte; Senate Committee Passes Sportsmen's Access Legislation; California: Governor Brown Vetoes African Trophy Ban; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Richard Childress Host Wine, Wheels & Wildlife; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Oct 05, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Passes Bill Expanding Hunting Opportunities for Youth and Veterans; CSF Joins Cooperative Alliance for Refuge Enhancement Expo on Capitol Hill; Wildlife Conservation Organizations call on Congress to Advance Bills on Chronic Wasting Disease; Sportsmen and Women Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day across the Country; Great Lakes: CSF and Partners Collaborate on Asian Carp Threat to the Great Lakes; Pennsylvania: CSF Hosts Policy Forum on Fisheries Management Priorities; Podcast: CSF's Jeff Crane and Andy Treharne Featured on The Hunting Collective Episode 29; NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Sep 28, 2018
The Sportsmen's Voice

National Park Service Finalizes Rule Change to Benefit Bow Hunters; Senate Committee Passes Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act; Bipartisan Governors Recognize National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 22

Sep 21, 2018
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

CSF Asks Congressional Leaders Not to be Lame Ducks; Bipartisan Legislators Exchange Ideas for Enhancing Sportsmen's Access and Opportunities; Idaho: Steelhead Season to Remain Open; Wisconsin: CSF Staff Attends Capitol Breakfast Briefing; CSF Seeking Development Manager

Aug 10, 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

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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?

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