The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation works at both the federal and state level on numerous policy issues affecting sportsmen and women. The Federal Policy section details many of the issues that CSF works on on Capitol Hill, while the State Policy section discusses many of the issues that CSF focuses on in state capitols throughout the nation.
FederalAt the federal level, CSF works with the members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus to protect and advance the interests of sportsmen and women through legislation that addresses sportsmen’s conservation issues such as hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping.
StateThe Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation States Program Team works with pro-sportsmen elected leaders through the collaboration of the individual sportsmen’s caucuses that make up the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and governors who are part of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus.
Tracking the Capitols
The Great American Outdoors Act
National Hunting and Fishing Day
The Outdoorsmen's Guide to Climate Change
Your opinion counts
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?Vote Here
- Increase the number of states with discounted license tailored to specific groups. (3.12%)
- Increase access to public lands. (25.73%)
- Provide more information for new participants. (3.12%)
- Provide hands on opportunities to improve skills and knowledge. (14.62%)
- Engage youth through hunter and conservation programs in schools. (45.61%)
- I feel we have enough sportsmen and women and do not believe R3 programs are necessary. (7.80%)