In the states, the 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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Airbow and airgun legality for hunting use varies by state. Where some limit airgun use… Read More
The vast majority of states in the nation now have a system in place (whether state-run or… Read More
Participation in recreational fishing has plateaued since its peak in the late 1980’s.… Read More
Red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico is a prime example of how a management scheme designed… Read More
Misinformation on our hunting and angling traditions directed to impressionable students… Read More
In most cases, state fish and wildlife agencies are the entities best equipped to address… Read More
The Firearms Industry Nondiscrimination (FIND) Act provides that it shall be an unlawful… Read More
Shooting ranges have a long tradition of service to a wide variety of citizen groups.… Read More
Participation in hunting has been generally declining since the 1980’s. Hunting license… Read More
National Hunting and Fishing Day celebrates the time-honored traditions of hunting and… Read More
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. (1.98%)
- Increase access to public lands. (21.78%)
- Provide more information for new participants. (3.96%)
- Provide hands on opportunities to improve skills and knowledge. (17.82%)
- Engage youth through hunter and conservation programs in schools. (52.48%)
- I feel we have enough sportsmen and women and do not believe R3 programs are necessary. (1.98%)