The Hoosier State has 867,000 hunters and anglers who spend $924 million annually and support 14,058 jobs. Working with CSF in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen’s traditions in Indiana are members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, Governor Eric Holcomb, and the Indiana Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus.
For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in Indiana please contact Upper Midwestern States Senior Coordinator Robert Matthews.
Indiana State Caucus Fact Sheet
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Indiana Members — Your representatives in Congress.
Governor Eric Holcomb
Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Member
A network of pro-sportsmen governors who work to advance the sportsmen's agenda
Indiana Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Caucus Leadership — Your local representatives in state government
- CSF Continues to Support Active Management on the Hoosier National ForestNov 14
- As the Leaves Change, So Too Do Hunting Laws: What Midwesterners Need to Know This Deer SeasonSep 12
- CSF Co-Sponsors Legislative Fishing Event in IndianaSep 6 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. (6.04%)
- Increase access to public lands. (24.69%)
- Provide more information for new participants. (3.95%)
- Provide hands on opportunities to improve skills and knowledge. (12.96%)
- Engage youth through hunter and conservation programs in schools. (43.11%)
- I feel we have enough sportsmen and women and do not believe R3 programs are necessary. (9.24%)