What Committees or Caucuses have you been affiliated with in office that support the sportsmen's community and fish and wildlife conservation?
Chairman of Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture and Rural Development, Natural Resource Committee, Louisiana Hunter's Against Poachers.
What is your top policy priority for the sportsmen and women in your state?
Protecting the Second Amendments rights of our outdoorsmen and making sure we have open land and waterways to hunt and fish.
What is your most memorable outdoor (hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, or trapping) experience?
Any time that was spent on the waterways or woods with family and friends.
What is your favorite fish or game to pursue?
What hunting, fishing, shooting, trapping or other related organizations are you a member of?
National Rifle Association, Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), Local camp - Camp Pocahontas.
What do you consider the biggest obstacle to recruiting new participants to hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping?
Lack of interest due to current technology.
Do you have other insights or thought that you would like to share about your state's rich outdoor heritage?
Louisiana is definitely the sportman's paradise!
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. (5.19%)
- Increase access to public lands. (24.77%)
- Provide more information for new participants. (4.09%)
- Provide hands on opportunities to improve skills and knowledge. (13.19%)
- Engage youth through hunter and conservation programs in schools. (42.98%)
- I feel we have enough sportsmen and women and do not believe R3 programs are necessary. (9.79%)