The Mountain State’s 447,000 sportsmen spend over $870 million annually and support over 12,585 jobs. Working with CSF in a coordinated effort to protect and promote the sportsmen’s traditions in West Virginia are members of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus, Governor Jim Justice, and the West Virginia Legisative Sportsmen's Caucus.
For more information on the elected officials protecting and promoting the sportsmen’s traditions in West Virginia please contact Central Appalachian States Coordinator John Culclasure.
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
West Virginia Members — Your representatives in Congress.
- Senator Shelley Moore Capito
- Vice-Chair: Senator Joe Manchin
- Representative David McKinley
- Representative Alex Mooney
Governor Jim Justice
Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Member
A network of pro-sportsmen governors who work to advance the sportsmen's agenda
West Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus
Caucus Leadership — Your local representatives in state government
Senator Bill Hamilton
Senator Ron Stollings
Delegate Eric Householder
- West Virginia: 2020 Legislative UpdatesMar 30
- West Virginia: Pro-Sportsmen’s Bills Advance to Governor’s DeskMar 16
- West Virginia: Governor’s One Shot Hunt Raises Funds for Hunters Helping the HungryNov 4 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%)