The Sportsmen's Voice Archive (Federal & State)

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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
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

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