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.
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Recently, two Montana state representatives have proposed more aggressive legislation addressing the state's gray wolf population. These bills range from the addition of a wolf tag into big game combination tags, to year-round sanctioned harvest without a license, use of snare traps, and private reimbursement of wolf harvest. Currently, the wolf population in Montana sits at 850 wolves, which is 700 over the state’s minimum recovery goal of 150 wolves. Which of the below options for wolf management do you support? (Select all that apply)Vote Here
- Regulated hunting under the management of the state fish and wildlife agency during a specific season (24.75%)
- Year-round hunting of wolves without a license (14.85%)
- The use of snares (trapping) without hunting allowances (1.98%)
- A combination of hunting and trapping during specific seasons regulated by the fish and wildlife agency (33.66%)
- The establishment of a bounty program to incentivize harvest during specific seasons (2.97%)
- Other (1.98%)
- I do not support the take of wolves (19.80%)