Phil Morlock, Director of Environmental Affairs for Shimano and Board Member of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF), received the Rick Amsbury Award of Excellence on February 15 at the Spring Fishing and Boat Show in Mississauga, Ontario. The Rick Amsbury Award is presented annually to an individual for their outstanding work on behalf of fish and wildlife. The award was created in honor of the late Rick Amsbury, a tireless promoter of recreational fishing in Canada.
Studies conducted at both the state and federal level have found that the number of hunters and trappers have been on a generally declining trend over the past several decades. To increase recruitment, retention, and reactivation (R3) of hunters and trappers, which initiative do you think would have the greatest impact?