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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As with many Constitutional protections, the court system has created carve-outs and… Read More
In some states, through the collection of signatures, a question may be placed on a ballot… Read More
Funding mechanisms for search and rescue (SAR) operations vary by state, but for those in… Read More
One of the primary motivations for many individuals to hunt and fish is to provide food for… Read More
Revenue from sporting licenses is a crucial element for funding state fish and wildlife… Read More
Similar to hunting and fishing licenses, many states now allow hunters to purchase Duck… Read More
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Cited as one of the most pressing environmental challenges facing this generation, climate… Read More
Concerned about the uncertainty that 30x30 policies may pose for hunting and fishing… Read More
More than half of the states in this nation do not protect the personal information that… 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. (6.09%)
- Increase access to public lands. (24.55%)
- Provide more information for new participants. (3.98%)
- Provide hands on opportunities to improve skills and knowledge. (12.95%)
- Engage youth through hunter and conservation programs in schools. (43.12%)
- I feel we have enough sportsmen and women and do not believe R3 programs are necessary. (9.31%)