On June 17, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation’s Western States Coordinator Aoibheann Cline was featured on Fish with JD TV YouTube Channel. Cline discussed an alarming new bill in California and the California striped bass slot limit proposal. AB 3030, a newly proposed bill in Califorina, could lead to more hunting and fishing closures in the state, as it would “protect” 30% of the state’s lands and waters by 2030, including all terrestrial, freshwater, and marine environments. To learn more about the bill, read Cline’s article. Watch the episode here.
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?