The First State has 177,000 hunters and anglers who spend $150 million annually and support 1,868 jobs. Working with CSF in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen’s traditions is Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Member Senator Tom Carper, Governor John Carney, and the Delaware Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus.
For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in Delaware please contact CSF's Northeastern States Manager and States Program Assistant Joe Mullin.
Delaware State Caucus Fact Sheet
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Delaware Members — Your representatives in Congress.
Governor John Carney
Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Member
A network of pro-sportsmen governors who work to advance the sportsmen's agenda
Delaware Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Caucus Leadership — Your local representatives in state government
Senator Bruce Ennis
Senator Brian Pettyjohn
Representative William Carson Jr.
Representative Jeff Spiegelman
- Suppressor Authorizations Front and Center During Delaware Caucus MeetingMar 21
- Electronic Licenses Authorized for Delaware’s Sportsmen and Women in Caucus-Sponsored BillOct 10
- Delaware: Caucus Co-Chairs Call on Governor to Promote Responsible Outdoor Recreation during COVID-19Apr 20 View more media alerts »
Reports and Data
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. (5.90%)
- Increase access to public lands. (24.89%)
- Provide more information for new participants. (3.97%)
- Provide hands on opportunities to improve skills and knowledge. (13.10%)
- Engage youth through hunter and conservation programs in schools. (43.08%)
- I feel we have enough sportsmen and women and do not believe R3 programs are necessary. (9.06%)