Ranking 7th in spending and 6th nationally in total number of sportsmen, the North Star State's 1,649,000 hunters and anglers spend $3.17 billion and support 47,901 jobs annually. Working with CSF in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen’s traditions in Minnesota are members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus and the Minnesota Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus.
For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in Minnesota please contact Upper Midwestern States Manager Nick Buggia.
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Minnesota Members — Your representatives in Congress.
- Representative Tom Emmer
- Senator Amy Klobuchar
- Representative Collin Peterson
- Representative Pete Stauber
Governor Tim Walz
Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Member
A network of pro-sportsmen governors who work to advance the sportsmen's agenda
Minnesota Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Caucus Leadership — Your local representatives in state government
Senator Carrie Ruud
Senator David Tomassoni
Representative Leon Lillie
- Midwest: Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Attends Annual Pheasant Fest and Quail ClassicFeb 24
- Minnesota: Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation and Partners Provide Comment on Gray Wolf DelistingJul 1
- Minnesota: Governor Walz Joins the Governors Sportsmen’s CaucusApr 15 View more media alerts »
Reports and Data
Your opinion counts
Recently, numerous states have tried to pass legislation that would ban hunting contests. What is your personal view on hunting contests?
- I am fine with hunting contests and have participated in them. (35.29%)
- I support others’ ability to participate in them but I choose not to. (27.94%)
- I support hunting contests, but believe the regulations governing the contests should be updated to ensure that all contest promoters work with tanneries to make use of the animals harvested. (14.71%)
- I am against hunting contests. (20.59%)
- I am unsure. (1.47%)