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By: Adam Rhoads, Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Growing up as a proud Florida boy, opportunities to engage with wildlife and sportsmen’s activities were unlimited. Fishing snook in Tampa Bay; hunting hogs,… Read More

Opening the Way for New Hunters: Apprentice Hunting License

By: Mark Lance, Southeastern States Coordinator Growing up in Mississippi, I was blessed to have a family that had a passion for fishing, hunting, and wildlife conservation. The night before opening day of hunting season was met with… Read More

Hunting with a Suppressor: The Greenhorn Edition

By: Joe Mullin, New Enlgand States Senior Coordinator Coming from New England, the ownership and use of firearm suppressors, which is standard operating procedure for many hunters and shooters in other parts of the country, often attracts… Read More

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

By: Chris Horton, Senior Director, Midwestern States and Fisheries Policy  Federal fisheries management is a complicated mess. The only people you might find disagreeing with that statement are environmental organizations whose funding… Read More

Investing in Iowa and the Future of Conservation Funding

By: Kent Keene, Lower Midwestern States Coordinator “The key is diversification!” How many times have you heard financial advisors, either on television or in-person, make this statement? For some, the link between diversification and… Read More

A Yearly Tradition Born from a Coyote Contest

By: Brent Miller, Senior Director, Northeastern States & States Program Administrator In the pre-dawn hours on a cold and snowy morning in February about a decade ago, I prepared my rifle and gear for a day afield. This was far from the… Read More

Stepping Up by Sending Them Back Down

By Chris Horton, Senior Director of Midwestern States and Fisheries Program  Accountability is a word that often gets thrown around in the ongoing feud between recreational and commercial anglers. For me, watching and participating in the… Read More

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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)

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