The Sportsmen's Voice Archive (Federal & State)

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The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Launches 2022 Summer Webinar Series; Atlantic Striped Bass Management Improved with Passage of Amendment 7; Senate Committee Unanimously Passes America’s Outdoor Recreation Act, Top CSF Priority; Oklahoma Bills on the Move as End of Session Nears; Trophy Imports and Hunting Contests in the Empire State’s Crosshairs; Looking Back on a Busy Legislative Session for Sportsmen’s Issues; Alligator Hunting Opportunities Expanded in Florida (Florida Politics); Why Did the Deer Cross the Road? Colorado Advances Wildlife Crossing Funding Bill; CSF Job Announcements: Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern

May 09, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

MAPLand Act Signed into Law, Securing Access Victory for Sportsmen and Women; CSF Supported CWD Research and Management Act Introduced in Senate; Senate Committee Set to Vote on CSF Supported Outdoor Recreation Act; CSF Supports Commercial Guiding Bills in Michigan; Maryland Caucus Secures $1,000,000 for DNR in Supplemental Budget; Temporary Rules Proposed in North Carolina Following First Case of CWD-Positive Deer in the State; California Commission Unanimously Votes to Reject HSUS Petition to Ban Bear Hunting; CSF Job Announcements: Brad Rowse Policy Interns Event and Development Intern

May 02, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Hundreds Gather for Colorado’s Sportsmen’s Day at the Capitol; A Better Approach to Managing Federal Fisheries on the Table in the Mid-Atlantic Region; Taking Pride in Our Passion: The Importance of Showing Support for Sportsmen and Women; “Managed Forest Land Use” Should Mean Just That in Vermont – “Managed”; Funding for Louisiana Outdoors Forever Program Still in Play; CSF Discusses South Carolina Public Land Sunday Hunting Legislation (Woods and Water SC – April 16, 2022 edition); Lakeland, FL Considers Petitioning State to Establish a Restricted Hunting Area (LkldNow); Unfounded Opposition to Habitat Management Risks Funding Stream for Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (Wilson Post); Check out all of CSF’s events in 2022; CSF Job Announcements: Brad Rowse Policy Interns; Event and Development Intern

Apr 25, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Bipartisan Vote Propels Louisiana Outdoors Forever Program to the Senate; CSF and Recreational Fishing Organizations Chime in on Atlantic Striped Bass Management; DOI Announces Millions in Funding to Restore Fish Habitat; Prescribed Burning Awareness Week Celebrated in the Land of Lincoln; Active Forest Management Takes the Stage in the Green Mountain State; North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Invokes Emergency Powers to Address Chronic Wasting Disease (ncwildlife.org); Colorado Wildlife Conservation Project Thanks BLM for Controversial Wild Horse Gathers; CSF's 2022 Q1 Outdoor Heritage Report; CSF Job Announcements: New England States Coordinator, Upper Midwestern States Coordinator, Senior Coordinator - Events, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern

Apr 18, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Now available, CSF's Q1 2022 Outdoor Heritage Report; MAPLand Act Clears Senate, Heads to President’s Desk to Be Signed into Law; Tough Decisions Ahead for Gulf Amberjack and Gag Grouper Fisheries; Challenges for Public Lands, Conservation Easements Continue Across Midwest; Lead Ammunition Ban on the Move in New York; Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund Awaits Governor’s Signature; Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin Signed Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation into Law (Governor of Virginia); Florida Restricted Hunting Areas Issue Still Unresolved (lkldnow.com); Antis Fail to Hijack Arizona 2023-2028 Hunt Guidelines; Recovering America's Wildlife Act, a Top Priority for CSF, Passes Senate Committee on Strong Vote; CSF Job Announcements: New England States Coordinator; Upper Midwestern States Coordinator; Senior Coordinator - Events; Brad Rowse Policy Interns; Event and Development Intern

Apr 11, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

South Carolina Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation Clears Major Hurdle; Senate Committee Set to Vote on Recovering America's Wildlife Act; Investing in a Lifetime of Enjoyment, Youth Lifetime License Bill Passes in Kansas; Ocean State Sportsmen’s Policies Front and Center; South Carolina Should Allow Sunday Hunting on Public Lands (The State); Saga Continues for Revising the Management Plan for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests as Environmental Groups Object (Smoky Mountain News); Idaho Gains $2 million in Access Funding Without Increasing Cost to Sportsmen; Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Members Attend 2022 CSF Leadership Dinner; Celebrate Bipartisan Victories for America's Sportsmen and Women; CSF Job Announcements: New England States Coordinator, Upper Midwestern States Coordinator, Senior Coordinator - Events, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern

Apr 04, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Wants to Help You Get Geared up for This Turkey Season!; CSF, Partners Urge DOI to Support State Wildlife Management of Gray Wolves; CSF Weighs In, Supports Proposed Oyster Harvest Closure in Texas; Department Issues Favorable Recommendations on CSF-Led Youth Hunting Initiative; Georgia’s No-Net-Loss Statute Update Legislation Headed to the Governor’s Desk; South Carolina Eyes Repeal of Regulation Prohibiting Sunday Hunting on Public Lands (The State); Washington Commissioners Reject 2022 Spring Bear Season in a 5-4 Vote; CSF Kicks off 2022 Virtual Policy Briefing Series with Discussion on the America The Beautiful Initiative (30x30); New England States Coordinator; Upper Midwestern States Coordinator; Senior Coordinator - Events; Brad Rowse Policy Interns; Event and Development Intern

Mar 28, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Mourns Loss of Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Founding Member Rep. Don Young, A Conservation Giant; Strong Vote Guides MAPLand Act Out of House; CSF Celebrates Win for Turkey Hunters in Iowa; Suppressor Authorizations Front and Center During Delaware Caucus Meeting; Louisiana Outdoor Forever Program - Louisiana's Push for a Dedicated Source of Conservation Funding;Advocates Continue to Push for Mississippi Outdoor Stewardship Fund (Y’all Politics); Sportsmen Encourage Governor Youngkin to Sign Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation into Law (Richmond Times-Dispatch); ACTION NEEDED: Hearing to Close 43 Million Acres in Alaska to Non-Local Hunters Scheduled for March 21; Offering Hunter Education in Colorado Public Schools is One Step Away from the Governor's Desk; Proponents of Oregon's Initiative Petition 13 Abandon Efforts to Qualify for 2022 Ballot; Refile for 2024; CSF Job Announcements: New England States Coordinator, Upper Midwestern States Coordinator, Senior Coordinator - Events, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern; Gobbler Gear Galore

Mar 21, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Supports Firearm Safety Education Efforts in Kansas; Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Joins 44 Other Hunt Fish 30x30 Organizations to Submit Formal Recommendations; CSF and Partners Thank Secretaries of the Interior, Agriculture for Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Council; CSF and Other Hunting and Fishing Conservation Leaders Urge U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Maintain Access for Sportsmen and Women; The Fight for Sunday Hunting in Maine; Legislation to Update Georgia’s No-Net Loss Statute Passes the House; CSF’s John Culclasure and Delta Waterfowl’s Cyrus Baird Discuss Virginia Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation with Gabby Hoffman (District of Conservation Podcast); Virginia Public Lands Sunday Hunting Bill Headed to the Governor’s Desk (The Free Lance-Star); CSF Signs Onto 2 Colorado Wildlife Conservation Partnership Letters Supporting State Based Wildlife Conservation; CSF Job Announcements: New England States Coordinator, Senior Coordinator - Events, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern

Mar 14, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Virginia Public Lands Sunday Hunting Headed to the Governor’s Desk; Bill to Remove Harmful Gill Nets Nears Finish Line; CSF and Partners Continue to Help Drive Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Implementation; NASC Executive Council Member Leading Airbow Bill in Oklahoma; Youth Lifetime License Bill Passes House, Gains Community Support; The Proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Budget in Massachusetts Just Got Sweeter; Virginia Hunting Community Pressed Hard to Pass Public Lands Sunday Hunting Bill (Virginia Mercury); Hunter Input Must be Considered in National Park and Preserve Establishment in Georgia (Georgia Outdoor News); Alaska Legislative Outdoor Heritage Caucus Announces New Leadership, Convenes with CSF in Anchorage; Public Hearing Set for Washington Spring Bear Hunting Season; CSF Job Announcements: New England States Coordinator, Senior Coordinator-Events, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern.

Mar 07, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Continues to Fight for Wolf Hunting and Trapping in the Great Lakes; CSF, Partners Express Support for Sustainable Wild Horse and Burro Management; Federal Agencies Reestablish Important Federal Land Access Program, Addressing Long-Standing CSF Priority; CSF Stands Against Financial Discrimination of Firearms Industry; Vermont Committee Schedules Last-Minute Hearing and Introduces New Version of Coyote Bill; Safest Year on Record for Hunting in New York - Includes Caucus-Supported Hunting Expansions (New York Senate); Numerous Pro-Sportsmen Bills on the Move in Georgia; Mississippi Legislator Floats Idea to Sell Wildlife Management Area (Clarion Ledger); Colorado House Agriculture, Livestock, and Water Committee Unanimously Advances Hunter education Bill; CSF Job Announcements: Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator, Senior Coordinator-Events, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern.

Feb 28, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Confirms Martha Williams to Serve as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director on Impressive Vote; House Natural Resources Committee Passes Important Great Lakes Conservation Bill; Departments of the Interior and Agriculture Announce Application Period for Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Council; Shotgun Calibers and Land Acquisition Legislation up for Debate in Iowa; Sunday Hunting Authorizations – A Growing Theme in the Northeast; Gould’s Turkey Could be the Next Conservation Success Story in New Mexico; Hunter Education Could Be an Elective for Colorado’s Seventh Graders; Montana Fish and Wildlife Commission to Consider Amendments to Safeguard Recovered Status of Grizzly Bear Upon Delisting; CSF Job Announcements: Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator, Senior Coordinator-Events, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern.

Feb 22, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Confirms CSF-Supported USDA Nominee Dr. Homer Wilkes; Department of Interior Announces Disbursement of More Than $1.5 Billion in Sportsmen-Generated Conservation Funding; Improved Angler Catch Data on the Horizon in the South Atlantic; Oklahoma Bills Renew Push for State Agency License Authority; Maryland Seeking to Expand Sunday Hunting in Somerset County; Strong Representation by Vermont's Sporting Community During Committee Hearing; Tennessee Bills Threaten to Transfer Wildlife Management Area Ownership to County; Virginia Predator Contest and Trapping Bills Die in Committee (Virginia Mercury); California's Bear Hunting Season in the Crosshairs as Animal Rights Activists Continue to Target Predator Management in the West; CSF President and CEO Jeff Crane Honored to Receive Donation on Behalf of BRCC at NYSE Debut; CSF Job Announcements: Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator, Senior Coordinator-Events, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern.

Feb 14, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Colorado Sportspeople Prove Formidable Against Anti-Mountain Lion and Bobcat Hunting Effort; As Atlantic Striped Bass Struggle, the ASMFC Has A Plan to Help; CSC Co-Chair and Member Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Help Restore Mine Lands; CSF Offers Conditional Support for Proposed National Marine Sanctuary; CSF Calls on State Officials to Support Wolf Hunting and Trapping; Vermont's Sporting Traditions are at Stake this Thursday; Dedicated Conservation Funding Bills on the Move in Mississippi; Talking Dedicated Conservation Funding with Mississippi Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Representative Scott Bounds (Y’all Politics); Proposed North Carolina Bear Permit Hunts are Next Chapter in Bear Conservation Success Story (Transylvania Times); Far-Reaching Large Capacity Magazine Ban Tabled Unanimously by New Mexico House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee; Oregon Sportsmen Unite Under a New Coalition to Protect Hunting, Fishing and Trapping for Future Generations; Brand New Coalition Notches First Win for Science-Based Wildlife Management (The Fence Post); 2021 Year in Review Outdoor Heritage Report; CSF Job Announcements: Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator, Senior Coordinator-Events, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern.

Feb 07, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Anti-Sporting Dog Effort Dies in New Hampshire Committee; CSF and Partners Urge Senate Agriculture Committee to Move Important Chronic Wasting Disease Legislation; Why Fix What Isn't Broken? Missouri Resolution Seeks to Amend Commission Structure; Trust Us, You want to Look at Massachusetts' Proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Budget; Virginia Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation on the Move; Final EIS Revealed for the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests; California Firearm and Ammunition Tax Bill Could Receive a Floor Vote on Monday; 2021 Year in Review Outdoor Heritage Report; CSF Job Announcements: Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator; Brad Rowse Policy Interns; Event and Development Intern

Jan 31, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Effort to Establish Dedicated Conservation Funding Returns to the Mississippi Legislature; House Natural Resources Committee Passes Recovering America's Wildlife Act, A Top CSF Priority; House Natural Resources Committee Considers Anti-Trapping Bill and Great Lakes Conservation Bill; Everglades Restoration Receives a $1.1 Billion Boost; Efforts Underway to Protect Fire-Minded Landowners in Nebraska; Sporting Dog Owner's Rights at Risk in Maryland; Effort to Establish Dedicated Conservation Funding Returns to the Mississippi Legislature; Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation in Play in Virginia this Session; Anti-Hunters Set their Sights on the Arizona Game and Fish Departments Regulatory Process; 2022 Spring Bear Hunt is Back on the Table after WA Commission Passes CSF-Signed Petition; CSF Unveils New Branding During SHOT Show Reception; CSF Job Announcements: Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator, Brad Rose Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern

Jan 24, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Mountain Lion and Bobcat Hunting in the Crosshairs on the First Day of Colorado’s Legislative Session; House Natural Resources Committee to Consider Great Lakes Conservation Bill and Anti-Trapping Bill; Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, a Top CSF Priority, Set to Receive Committee Vote in House; Senate Committee Approves CSF Supported FWS Director Nominee, Martha Williams; USDA to Invest up to $225 Million in Partner-Driven Conservation on Agricultural and Forest Land; Modernizing Trapping Regulations in Indiana; Advocating for Sporting Dogs in the Granite State; Push to Open Sunday Hunting on Virginia's Public Lands Picks up Steam; University of Georgia Study Points to Lack of Active Forest Management on Federal Lands in North Georgia for Decline in Deer Population and Decrease in Hunting Participation; Washington Commission Could Reconsider Spring Black Bear Hunt at Jan. 21 Meeting; Midwest Legislators Elected to NASC Executive Council; CSF Job Announcements: Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern

Jan 18, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF's Jeff Crane Addresses Dallas Safari Club's 40th Anniversary Convention; Effort Seeking to Increase Access to Public Lands for Veterans and Servicemembers Signed into Law as Part of National Defense Authorization Act; Everglades Restoration Efforts Championed by Angling and Coating Community; Missouri: Could Archery Become the Official State Sport?; Lifetime Licenses in the Hoosier State; No Down Time in the Bay State as Sportsmen’s Issues Take Center Stage; Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Votes to Implement Menhaden Harvest Exclusion Zone; Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation Introduced in Virginia; Efforts Underway to Expand New Mexico Angler Opportunity; CSF Board Welcomes Three New Directors in 2022; CSF Job Announcements: Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern

Jan 10, 2022
The Sportsmen's Voice

Department of the Interior Announces Establishment of Advisory Council Dedicated to Sportsmen and Women; Overall Enrollment in Conservation Reserve Program Increases, Challenges Remain; House Passes Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Research and Management Act, Innovative Bill Led by CSC Members to Combat CWD; Midwest Legislators Elected to NASC Executive Council; New Hampshire Fish and Game Commission Stands Up for Sporting Dogs; Governor Murphy, Others Pushing Anti-Gun Package Moving Through NJ Legislature; Big Win for Mississippi’s Public Land Waterfowl Hunters; Signature Gathering Underway for Initiatives to Restrict Firearm Ownership in Oregon; Largest Gathering of Legislators, Agency Staff, and Outdoor Industry Representatives Tackle Conservation Priorities for our Time-Honored Traditions; CSF Job Announcements: Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern

Dec 20, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Boone and Crockett Club, Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Establish Formal Partnership to Further Conservation Priorities; Senate Committee Set to Hear Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, CSF and Partners Send Letter to Committee in Strong Support of Bill; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Hears CSF Supported Outdoor Recreation Act; Lifetime License for Youth Sportsmen Introduced in Kansas; New York Caucus Co-Chair Calls for Action or Removal of Gaming Commissioners Over Online Raffle Regulations; Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation Introduced in South Carolina; Proposed Boat Regulations Threaten Angler Access and Conservation Funding in California; CSF Job Announcements: Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern; CSF Releases its Q3 2021 Outdoor Heritage Report

Dec 06, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Give the gift of the great outdoors while supporting the mission of CSF; House Natural Resources Considers and Passes Important Fisheries Bills; CSC Vice Chair and Member Introduce Bill to Enhance Outdoor Recreation Opportunities; Senate Confirms Robert Bonnie as USDA FPAC Undersecretary in Strong Bipartisan Vote; MAPLand Act Easily Passes Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee; Legislation in The Great Lakes State Would Protect Citizens’ Second Amendment Rights in Times of Emergency; New York Sportsmen’s Groups Unite to Oppose County Opt-Out Regulations; Eventful Week for Sportsmen and Women in the Bay State as Committees Take Up Priority Policies; CSF Supports Proposed Quail Habitat Management Project in Tennessee; CWD Confirmed in Idaho for the First Time: Why Following State Fish and Wildlife Agency Regulations is Crucial to Slowing the Spread of This Disease; CSF Job Announcements: Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; CSF Releases its Q3 2021 Outdoor Heritage Report

Nov 22, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Joins Sportsman Groups Imploring Governor and Legislature to Fill Conservation Vacancies; President Biden Signs Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into Law, Historic $40 billion Win for Access and Conservation Funding; Arkansas Hunters to See Changes and Opportunities for 2021-2022 Seasons; Knife Reform Legislation Introduced in Pennsylvania; Mississippi Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus’ Sporting Clays Classic Turns Focus to Dedicated Conservation Funding; Virginia DWR Supports Public Land Sunday Hunting; Vermont Hunters Help Meet Moose Population Management Goal; CSF Job Announcements: Policy & Communications Coordinator, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; CSF Releases its Q3 2021 Outdoor Heritage Report

Nov 15, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Successfully Passes Infrastructure Bill, Helping Deliver Over $40 billion in Conservation and Access Funding; CSF Strongly Supports Nomination of Martha Williams to Serve as USFWS Director; Oklahoma and Texas Sportsmen’s Caucuses Converge for Policy Forum on Aquatic Invasive Species; Why Maine’s “Right to Food” Initiative Should Excite Sportsmen and Women in the Pine Tree State; CSF Participates in LA Outdoor Conservation Study Group Meeting; Coyote Calling Contest Ban Rejected by Nevada Commissioners; CSF Job Announcements: Policy and Communications Coordinator, Brad Rowse Policy Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; CSF Releases its Q3 2021 Outdoor Heritage Report

Nov 08, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Releases its Q3 2021 Outdoor Heritage Report; CSF, Partners Urge DOI and USDA to Expand Recreational Shooting Opportunities; Gulf King Mackerel Amendment Ignores Value of the Recreational Fishery; Missouri Wraps Up State’s First Black Bear Hunt; Green Mountain State Bids Farewell to Commissioner Porter, Welcomes Incoming Commissioner Herrick; Virginia Board of Wildlife Resources Adopts Resolution Supporting Sunday Hunting on Public Lands; “Wildlife For All” – Except Sportsmen; Reps. Dingell and Mast Introduce Forage Fish Conservation Bill Backed by Recreational Fishing and Boating Groups; CSF Job Announcements: Policy & Communications Coordinator, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Interns; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

Nov 01, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; Legislation to Improve Coastal Protection and Resiliency Heard in Committee; CSF Supports Effort to Undo Crippling Decision Undermining Forest Health; CSC Members Introduce Comprehensive CWD Bill, Quickly and Unanimously Passed by House Ag Committee; Michigan House Introduces Wave of Sportsmen Legislation; Attention Maine Anglers: The MDIFW Wants YOUR Input on its Fisheries Management Plan; CSF Offers Insight in Project Upland Article Highlighting Importance of Hounding in Vermont; Nevada to Consider a Statewide Ban on Hunting Tournaments; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Event and Development Intern

Oct 25, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Applauds Passage of Fisheries Disaster Relief Bill; All Eyes on Wisconsin as Wolf Harvest Quotas are Set for Fall Season; Electronic Licenses Authorized for Delaware’s Sportsmen and Women in Caucus-Sponsored Bill; Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Considers Menhaden Harvest Exclusion Zone; California’s “Free Hunting Days” Legislation Signed into Law; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

Oct 11, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

The REEF Act: A National Boost for Offshore Fish Habitat; CSF Hosts 32nd Annual Banquet, Largest Gathering of Pro-Sporting Lawmakers and Industry Leaders of the Year; National Hunting and Fishing Day Formally Recognized by President Biden and 43 Governors; CSF Supports the Indiana Natural Resource Commission’s Decision to Allow for Increase License and Fee Range; Pheasant/Quail Hunters in Massachusetts to See More Opportunities in 2022-2023; South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster Joins the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus; CSF’s Pacific States Assistant Manager Steps into Vice Chair Role of National Horse & Burro Rangeland Management Coalition; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; CSF Welcomes Hannah Finley, Digital Media Assistant

Oct 04, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Calling the Hogs; Politics Continue to Dictate New Jersey Black Bear Hunt; Tennessee Quail Habitat Restoration Project Meets Opposition - Public Meeting Scheduled; Arizona Secures US Fish and Wildlife Service Funding to Support Sport Fish Stocking Program; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

Sep 20, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

The Outdoorsmen’s Guide to Climate Change Now Available Online The Outdoorsmen’s Guide to Climate Change Now Available Online; Sharing the Harvest: How Hunters Can Help Feed the Hungry; Anti-Sportsmen Priorities Included in Hunting/Fishing Plan for Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge; North Carolina: Game Lands Open for Hunting on Sunday; California Legislative Session Adjournment Marks the Defeat of Anti-Sportsmen Tax Bill; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

Sep 13, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Department of the Interior Finalizes Largest Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities in Recent History; CSF Leads Effort to Combat Anti-Hunting Petition; USDA Announces Acceptance Rates for Conservation Reserve Program Following Program Changes Announced Earlier This Year; Gulf Council Hands Red Snapper Debacle Back to NOAA Fisheries; Final Installment of Summer Webinar Series Looks to Future, Highlighting Opportunities for Sportsmen and Women to Remain Leaders in Conservation; Excitement Builds for Fall Hunting Season: Resounding Support for New York’s Junior Hunting Program; Dove Hunting: An Annual Southern Tradition with Increasing Public Access Opportunities; Montana Wildlife Commission Tackles Controversial Wolf Management Directive; CSF Job Opportunities - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Digital Media Assistant, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

Aug 30, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

A Crucial Win for Conservation Efforts in Massachusetts; Conservation Reserve Program Provides Farmers and Ranchers with a Sense of Resiliency in the Face of Severe Drought; CSF Throws Support Behind New York Regulation Changes for Deer, Bear, Fisher and Marten; Southeast Turkey Hunting Regulations Changing in Response to Declining Populations; New Mexico Interim Water and Natural Resource Committee Hosts Panel Discussion on Wildlife Management Reform; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Digital Media Assistant, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

Aug 23, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Ballot Initiatives Pose Threat to Wildlife Conservation in Florida; U.S. Senate Delivers Historic Commitments to Sportsmen and Women in Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill; Black Bear Season is Approaching in the Great Lakes Region: Here’s What You Need to Know; Debate over Lead Ammunition and Tackle Bans Takes Center Stage for Third Webinar Installment; Washington Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Bipartisan Columbia River Fishing Trips; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Digital Media Assistant, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; Trapping Policy Organizations Formalize Partnership with CSF; Bipartisan August Recess Clays Competition Brings Together Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Staff, Industry Leaders.

Aug 16, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Supports Hunting and Trapping of Michigan Wolves; Senate Agriculture Committee Holds Hearing to Consider CSF-Supported USDA Nominee Dr. Homer Wilkes; Closing The Door on Asian Carp in The Tennessee River; Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners Backs Sportsmen’s Efforts During Latest Meeting; Temporary Victory for Florida Duck Hunters, Challenges Continue; CSF Joins Wyoming Coalition Asking Governor to Support Improving Publicly Available Data on Legal Land and Water Access Points; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Digital Media Assistant, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit.

Aug 09, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Signature Gathering Underway on Oregon’s Initiative Petition 13 to End All Hunting and Fishing in Oregon; House Committee Considers 21st Century Funding Bill – Recovering America’s Wildlife Act; Senate Agriculture Committee Holds Hearing to Consider CSF-Supported USDA Nominee Robert Bonnie; Illinois Department of Natural Resources to Review the Definition of Muzzleloading Rifles; Hunters and Handlers in New Hampshire Celebrate Increased Protections for Dogs; CSF Hosts Second Virtual Summer Educational Series Webinar Focused on Conservation Funding; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Digital Media Assistant, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit.

Aug 02, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF’s Rocky Mountain States Senior Coordinator Receives Presidents Award from the National Trappers Association; Senate Champions Introduce 21st Century Conservation Funding Bill; Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Vice-Chair Reintroduces Resilient Federal Forests Act; CSF Defends the Michigan Wildlife Council; Short-Term and Long-Term Fixes for MassWildlife’s Funding; Restricted Hunting Areas - What Florida’s Hunters Need to Know; CSF Job Announcements - Policy & Communications Coordinator, Digital Media Assistant, Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns, Event and Development Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit.

Jul 26, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Comes Together for Annual Clays Competition; CSF, Partners Join Together to Help Guide the Vision of the National Wildlife Refuge System; House Natural Resources Committee Seeks to Expand Access for Sportsmen and Women; Peace of Mind for Missouri Landowners as Governor Parson Signs Prescribed Burn Act; Cause for Celebration in the Northeast: Looking Forward to New and Continued Opportunities Afield; Reviewing a Hot Topic in the Southeast: Conservation Funding; CSF Kicks off Virtual Summer Educational Series – Traditional Wildlife Management in a Modern World; CSF Seeking Policy & Communications Senior Coordinator; CSF Seeking Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

Jul 20, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Supports Effort to Expand Hunting and Fishing Access across Millions of Acres; USFWS Plans for Increased Access and Opportunities in New Hampshire and Vermont; Conservation Challenges and Opportunities – Focus of CSF’s Midwest Policy Forum; New York Sportsmen’s Advisory Council Elects New Leadership, Begins Preparing for 2022 at Annual Board Meeting; Public Land Sunday Hunting Public Meetings Announced in South Carolina; I Fish. I Hunt. I Vote.: Arizona Secures Sportsmen Voter Registration; CSF Seeking Policy & Communications Senior Coordinator; CSF Seeking Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

Jul 12, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Attorney General Modifies Ballot Language in Response to CSF’s Comments on Oregon’s Initiative Petition 13; CSF Supports Legislation to Improve Coastal Protection and Resiliency; Michigan Declares July as Conservation Month with a nod to the Contributions of Sportsmen and Women; South Carolina Eyes Repeal of Antiquated Public Lands Sunday Hunting Prohibition; Attention Massachusetts Sportsmen and Women: MassWildlife Needs Your Support!;,PENNSYLVANIA ACTION ALERT: Conservation Efforts Across the State Need Your Help; CSF Seeking Policy & Communications Senior Coordinator; CSF Seeking Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit.

Jun 28, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Final Hurdle Cleared to Open Public Lands Sunday Hunting in North Carolina; CSF Helps Launch Critical Fisheries and Boating Bill Out of Committee; CSF’s Jeff Crane Provides Canadian Members of Parliament with Sportsmen’s Perspective on 30 by 30 Initiative; MAPLand Act Continues to Navigate Congressional Committees; Tommy Beaudreau, CSF Supported Nominee Confirmed for Number Two Role at DOI; Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act Becomes Law, ASCF Funding Exempted; New Jersey Hunting Contest Ban Moves Out of Committee; CSF’s 4th Annual Southern Sporting Clays Classic Brings Together Bipartisan Legislators in South Carolina; California Firearm Tax Bill Fails on Assembly Floor; Revived by Procedural Maneuvers; CSF Seeking Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; Rock Solid Leadership: Granite State Governor Chris Sununu Welcomed as GSC Vice-Chair

Jun 21, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Leads Charge to Sustain Bedrock Fisheries Conservation Law in both House and Senate; House Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Innovative Public Land Access Bill; Robust Funding for CSF Priorities Contained in House Transportation Bill; Michigan Legislation Would Preserve the Fair Chase Ethic; Maine Caucus Co-Chair Leads the Charge in Hearing Protection for Maine’s Hunters; Bill to Modernize Louisiana Hunting and Fishing Licenses Heads to Governor's Desk: What You Need to Know; Arizona Aims to Secure the Next Decade of Funding for Popular Sport Fish Stocking Program; CSF Seeking Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; CSF Holds 2nd Annual Congressional Fishing Competition during National Fishing and Boating Week

Jun 14, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF, Richard Childress Racing Team Up for NASCAR Race at Sonoma Raceway; CSF and Top Sporting Conservation Organizations Support BLM Director Nominee; CSF Supports Pro-Hunter Regulations in Kansas, Nebraska; Poachers Beware: Massachusetts Looks to Join Interstate Wildlife Violators Compact; Critical Conservation Bills Continue to Move in Louisiana; Animal Rights Activists Seek End to Hunting and Fishing in Oregon, CSF Responds; CSF’s Fishing Auction is LIVE! Place your bids before 2 P.M. ET this Friday!; CSF Seeking Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; This Week is National Fishing and Boating Week!; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

Jun 07, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

ACTION ALERT! California Sportsmen and Women, Your Voices are Needed!; Senate EPW Committee Recognizes Infrastructure is Broader than Concrete; Senate Continues Bipartisan Work, Advances Important DOI Nomination; Michigan Legislation Could Impact How You Hunt with Your Dog; Difficult Legislative Session in Maryland Ends with Some Big Wins; Predator Hunting Contests Could be Banned in Virginia; Free Hunting Days Could be the Next R3 Strategy in California; Fingers Crossed: Colorado’s Outdoor Sporting Community Waits for Governor’s Signature on Wolf Introduction Funding Bill; CSF Seeking Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; Last Call to Submit Session Proposals for the 18th Annual NASC Summit is June 4!

Jun 01, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Secures Victories for Access, Conservation, and State Wildlife Management as Sessions Conclude in Lower Midwest; Infrastructure – Its Also About Fish, Wildlife, Conservation, and Access; CSF’s Andy Treharne Represents Hunting and Fishing Community Before Top Senate Committee; Sportsmen’s Policies Front and Center in Massachusetts Committee; Louisiana – Critical Conservation Funding and Menhaden Bills En Route to the Senate; California Firearm and Ammunition Tax Bill Headed to Assembly Floor; CSF Seeking Development and Events Intern; Registration Now Open for the 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit

May 24, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF, Partners Discuss Natural Infrastructure Investments to Enhance Fish, Wildlife, and Recreational Access for Sportsmen and Women; Senate Committee Advances CSF Supported Nominee to Serve as Number Two at DOI; House Companion to 21st Century Public Land Mapping Bill Reintroduced; Hunter and Angler Access Preserved in North Dakota for Another Year; Things are Heating up in the Northeast as CSF Weighs-In on List of Policies; Louisiana - Pushing the Pogie Boats Off the Beach; On the Horizon: Montana Black Bear Hound Hunting and Chase Season; Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Establish Formal Partnership to Further Angling Conservation Priorities; CSF Seeking Development and Events Intern; Registration Now Open for our 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; Vote for Wonders of Wildlife (WoW) as the Best Aquarium in the U.S.!

May 17, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Department of the Interior Recognizes that Access is Key; CSF Chimes in on Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forest Conservation Solutions; CSF, Partners Discuss Natural Infrastructure Investments to Enhance Fish, Wildlife, and Recreational Access for Sportsmen and Women; Recent 30x30 Report Breathes an Air of Optimism for Sportsmen and Women, but Many Questions Still Remain; CSF Encourages Veto Override on Kansas Firearm Safety in Schools Bill; Committee Rejects Legislative Attempt to Curb Coyote Hunting in Maine; Louisiana Sportsmen’s Caucus Steps Up for Conservation Funding; Caucus Co-Chairs Sponsor Combination Hunting and Fishing License Bill in CaliforniaCSF president and CEO Jeff Crane Appears Live on RFD-TV; CSF Seeking Development and Events Intern; Registration Now Open for our 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; Vote for Wonders of Wildlife (WoW) as the Best Aquarium in the U.S.!; Nick Lewis Joins CSF as Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator

May 10, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Arkansas Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Saves Funding for Fish and Wildlife Management in the State; CSF, Partners Support Nominee to Serve in Number Two Role at DOI; Sportsmen’s Issues Front and Center in the Granite State; Sportsmen’s Conservation Organizations Work Together to Change West Virginia Raffle Law; Hawaii On Track to Become the 49th State to Join the Interstate Wildlife Violators Compact; Montana Removes Barrier to Student Hunter and Angler Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation; CSF Seeking Development and Events Intern; Registration Now Open for our 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; Registration Now Open for Infrastructure Virtual Policy Briefing

May 03, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

A Historic Investment for Conservation: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Reintroduced in Congress; CSC House Vice-Chair Plants Trillion Trees Act in Congress; USDA Announces Major Changes for Conservation Reserve Program; TX Caucus Co-Chair, Member Sponsor Bill to Continue State Fish and Wildlife Agency Operations; 48 States Agree – Sunday Hunting Should be Allowed; Funding Relief in Sight for Louisiana’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries; Idaho Takes Aim at Securing the Future of Recreational Shooting; CSF Seeking Development and Events Intern; Registration Now Open for our 18th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; Registration Now Open for Infrastructure Virtual Policy Briefing

Apr 26, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Arkansas Caucus Passes School-Based Hunter Education Bill; CSF Stands up for USDA Wildlife Services; Gulf Red Snapper Crisis Averted; 400,000 Acres of Wetlands are Now Unregulated in the Hoosier State; Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Stands up for Maine’s Hunting Community; 5 Bills to Watch if you Hunt with Dogs in the Southeast; Despite Outcry, New Mexico Loses Public Land Trapping; Nevada’s Wild Horses, Wildlife and Wildlands in Jeopardy; CSF Seeking Development and Events Intern; Vote for CSF! In celebration of their 40th anniversary, Sporting Classics magazine is making contributions to six charities in the sporting conservation space. Vote today and help CSF be recognized as one of the top 6 organizations supporting our outdoor heritage!

Apr 19, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Georgia Sportsmen’s Caucus Wants National Park Service to Hear Hunters Out; Ducks, Water and the Lower Klamath Basin; Movers and Shakers: Legislative Updates from the Midwest; The Case for Lead Ammunition in Maine; California Tax Bill Takes Aim at Recreational Shooters and Hunters; CSF Seeking Development and Events Intern

Apr 12, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Building Wyoming’s Conservation Legacy by Improving Public Land Access; The Gulf Red Snapper Calamity Returns; Conserving Hoosier State Wetlands Important to People, Wildlife, and Indiana’s Outdoor Heritage; Georgia Sportsmen’s Caucus Understands the Connection Between Federal and State Conservation Funding; Coyote Calling Contests in the Crosshairs in Nevada; CSF Seeking Development and Events Intern; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Apr 05, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

LAST CHANCE! Only 2 Days Left to Enter our Gobble Gear Galore Sweepstakes!; Mapping the Future of Public Lands: Congress Introduces Bill to Digitize Mapping Experience for Hunters and Anglers; Proposed Rule Supports ‘Gator Conservation Efforts; Expanding Opportunities for Hunters to Support Texas Communities; Working to Clear Hurdles for Maine’s Suppressed Hunting Community; All Bark No Bite: Nevada Commission Denies Petition to Ban Hunting Bears with Dogs; CSF Seeking Development and Events Assistant; CSF Seeking Development and Events Intern; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Mar 29, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Great Lakes Wolf Recovery is a Conservation Success Story; CSF Hosts Virtual Policy Briefing on 30 by 30 Initiative, Hunters and Anglers Play Role in Biodiversity Conservation Policies; The Future of Healthy Forests is Seeded in the REPLANT Act; Archery Hunters in Maine Should Not Bow Down to 100-Yard Setback Bill; CSF Pushes Back on Problematic Commercial Dog Breeder Bill in Tennessee; Trappers Live to Trap Another Day in Colorado; CSF Seeking Development and Events Assistant; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Keely Hopkins joins CSF as Pacific States Assistant Manager

Mar 22, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF's Gobbler Gear Galore Sweepstakes is NOW OPEN! Limited to 500 entries!; Congress and the Chesapeake – Funding Necessary to Restore the Bay; Oklahoma Legislature Takes First Steps Toward Throwing State Agency, and Sportsmen, a Bone; What the Rhode Island General Assembly Should Know – Not all Dog Breeds are the Same; Public Land Sunday Hunting One Step Closer to Reality for North Carolina Hunters; Trappers Fight for Their Livelihoods as Public Land Trapping Ban is Fast Tracked in New Mexico Legislature; CSF Seeking Development and Events Assistant; CSF Seeking Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Mar 15, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

North Dakota Trespass Legislation on the Path to Being Favorable for Sportsmen; CSF, Partners Recommend Six Actions to Improve Migration Corridor Conservation; Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt Becomes 29th Member of GSC; Ignoring Decades of Sound Science - Connecticut's "Big 6" African Species Import Ban; Alabama Bill Looks to Hunters for Help Managing Coyotes and Hogs; Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Approves CSF Supported Seasonal Closure at Western Dry Rocks (FWC); Kentucky Firearms Financial Industry Discrimination Protection Legislation Passes House (NRA-ILA); Louisiana Pushes Back on California’s Ban on Alligator Products (4WWL); Mississippi Dedicated Conservation Funding Bill Still Alive; Key Components Changed (Daily Journal); No Room for Interpretation: Sportsmen Move to Solidify Montana's Outdoor Sporting Heritage; CSF Seeking Development and Events Assistant; CSF Seeking Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Mar 08, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Kentucky Legislation Would Protect the Firearms Industry from Financial Discrimination; Vilsack Confirmed as 32nd Secretary of Agriculture in Strong Bipartisan Fashion; Senate Committee Joins Push for Right to Hunt, Fish, and Trap Constitutional Amendment in Iowa; Oklahoma Caucus Elects Strong Bipartisan Leadership Roster; Tax Season Means Fighting for New Hampshire’s Shooting Preserves and Sporting Dog Kennels; Who’s Footing the Bill? Colorado Sportsmen Push for Equity in Gray Wolf Introduction; CSF Seeking Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator; CSF Seeking Pacific States Coordinator; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Mar 01, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF featured in Outdoor Life article about 30 by 30 Initiative; CSF Supports FWS, NOAA Rule to Enhance Forest, Wildlife Health; Senate to Hold Final Confirmation Vote for Agriculture Secretary Nominee Tom Vilsack; Hunter-Ed and Schools: Oklahoma’s Next Generation of Conservation; Nebraska: Let the Commission Do Its Job!; Virtual Conservation Policy Forum Held in the North Star State; A Maine Concern – Needing a Permit to Protect your Hearing; Massachusetts Sportsmen and Women Asked to Continue Conservation Legacy; Florida Commission Considers Important Hunting Regulations; Sportsmen’s Caucus Leads Effort to Legalize Online Raffles in West Virginia Science Trumps Emotion on Misguided Attempt to Ban Soft Plastic Lures in Maine; Outdoor Sporting Community Bands Together Against New Mexico Trapping Ban; CSF Seeking Mid-Atlantic States Coordinator; CSF Seeking Pacific States Coordinator; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; New Blog Post! Hunting with a Suppressor: The Greenhorn Edition

Feb 22, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Anti-Gun Legislation in New Mexico Would Make it Illegal to Teach your Kids to Shoot; Bill to Remove Harmful Gillnets Reintroduced; Where is the Love for the Conservation Reserve Program?; Caucus Reintroduces Socially Distanced Squirrel Gravy Breakfast in Missouri; Hunting, Fishing Groups Speak Up to Give Oklahoma Commission License Authority; Support for Prescribed Burning Act Heats Up During Committee Hearings in Missouri; All Bark and No Bite – Adding Teeth to New Hampshire’s Preemption Law; Antis Take a Follow-up Shot at Hunting Tournaments in Maryland; Caucus Co-Chairs Welcome New and Returning Members in the Bay State; CSF Leads Charge Against Effort to Commercialize Maryland Deer Herds; Fishing for Problems: Granting Municipalities Regulatory Authority Over Frozen Public Waters; New Hampshire Caucus Co-Chair and CSF Work to Protect Sporting Dogs and their Hunter Companions; The MDIFW can Bear More Authority; Mississippi Caucus Conservation Funding Bill Passes House; Hunting, Fishing Group Coalition on 30 by 30 Biodiversity Initiative Grows; Wild Pig Research Conducted by CSF’s Ellary Tuckerwilliams Published Plos.org) CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; New Blog Post! Hunting with a Suppressor: The Greenhorn Edition

Feb 16, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

New York Caucus Co-Chairs Advocate for Lowering the Hunting Age and Expanding Crossbow Use; Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Announces Leadership Change for 117th Congress, CSF Hosts Virtual Event; Time to Chime in for Atlantic Striped Bass; Nebraskans Should Beware of Proposals to Politicize Wildlife Agency; Dear New Hampshire, Don’t Fix What Isn’t Broken; CSF Supports Proposed Sunday Hunting, Muzzleloading, and Trapping Regulations in North Carolina; Mississippi Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Welcomes New Co-Chairs; Petition Calls on Public to Voice Opposition of New Mexico Trapping Ban Legislation; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns ; New Blog Post! Hunting with a Suppressor: The Greenhorn Edition

Feb 08, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Weighs in on Hoosier State Legislation Impacting Access, Conservation; CSF and Partners Support Vilsack’s Nomination as Secretary of Agriculture; Helping Conserve New Jersey’s Waterfowl for Less than a Starbucks Coffee; Mississippi Caucus Pushes Increased Conservation Funding; Contentious Topics Bring Colorado Sportsmen and Women to the Virtual Table; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; New Blog Post! Hunting with a Suppressor: The Greenhorn Edition

Feb 01, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

A Bipartisan Win for Gulf Reef Fish Conservation; NRCS Proposal Causes Uncertainty for Forest Landowners, Sportsmen; New York, Connecticut Bills Ignore African Self-Determination; What’s the Deal with Using Dogs to Recover Deer in Iowa?; Florida Keys: CSF, Anglers Support Seasonal Closure for Long-Term Health of Fishery; Montana Governor Greg Gianforte Joins the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Jan 25, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Helps Carry Ohio Knife Reform Law Over Finish Line; Gulf of Mexico Anglers Should Pay Attention; Connecticut Caucus Promotes Access, Opportunity in Meeting with Department; CSF Joins Federal Court Brief with Eye toward Improving Forest Management; New Georgia Caucus Chair Steps Up to Lead for Outdoors, Sporting Traditions; Sportsmen Must Have a Say in Colorado Wolf Introduction; Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Releases State Issue Briefs; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Jan 18, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Governor of Idaho Brad Little Joins the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus; Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Member Introduces Hearing Protection Act in 117th Congress; U.S. Senate sends DESCEND Act to President Trump’s Desk; New York Considers the Next Decade of Deer Management; Yet Another Disappointing Report from the CT Governor’s Council on Climate Change; CSF Supports Proposed Change to Turkey Shot Size Requirements in Nebraska; Nine Midwestern States Bills to Keep an Eye on in 2021; Knife Reform Legislation Introduced in South Carolina; Public Lands Sunday Hunting Legislation Introduced in Virginia; CSF Board Welcomes New Conservation Leadership in the New Year; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Jan 11, 2021
The Sportsmen's Voice

Michigan Still has Active Legislation Relevant to Sportsmen; CSF Supports Efforts to Restore Habitat in Alaska; MDIFW Advisory Council Unanimously Votes to Reject Anti-Sportsmen’s Proposals; CSF Supports Increased Access for Sportsmen and Women on Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida; Lucky Peak Lake View Trail Proposal Tabled in Idaho after Public Outcry; CSF’s John Culclasure and Taylor Schmitz Discuss 2020 Federal and State Legislative Accomplishments for Hunters and Anglers with Andrew Spellman (The Outpost Podcast); CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Dec 21, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Pro-Sportsmen Legislators from All 50 States Meet Virtually for the 17th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit; Bill to End Wasteful Fishing Practice, Boost Alaska Halibut Angling Opportunities Heads to President; Bill to Define Liability Standards for Prescribed Burning Pre-Filed in Missouri; Northeastern Caucuses are Gearing Up for 2021; CSF Supports Knife Ban Repeal Legislation in Ohio; CSF’s Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator Appointed to serve on the National Wild Pig Task Force; Pheasants Forever, Quail Forever, Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Renew Formal Partnership to Continue Furthering Conservation Priorities; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Dec 14, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Our 17th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Program is now Available!; CSF President and HSSCC Chairman Jeff Crane Leads Meeting with Two Cabinet Secretaries; House Agriculture Committee Chairman Peterson Introduces Bill to Expand CRP; Threat to World’s Largest Salmon Fishery Ends, Permit for Pebble Mine Denied; Bills Aimed at Protecting Second Amendment Rights during Times of Emergency Pre-Filed for 2021 Session in Texas; Keystone Moment for Pennsylvania’s Sportsmen and Women; Comment Period Open for Public Lands Sunday Hunting Rule Proposals in North Carolina; CSF Supports New Mexico Department of Game and Fish in Efforts to Remove Unnecessary Barriers to Youth Hunting Participation; Check Out our Virtual Silent Auction for the 17th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit, and Get your Bids in Today! Auction Closes December 9, 2020 at 8:00 P.M. ET.; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Dec 07, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

View Silent Auction for 17th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit and Register Today!; USDA Announces 2021 Sign-up Dates for Conservation Reserve Program and CRP Grasslands; Arkansas Duck Hunters to Benefit from Farm Bill Conservation Program; Massachusetts’ Dog Owners Take a Sigh of Relief; CSF Staff Participate in College Panel Discussion about Conservation; Beaver Trapping Ban Petition Denied in Oregon; Critical Big Game Migration Routes Mapped by State and Federal Biologists in Premier Western States; Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: Blog Post about Federal Fisheries Management; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns.

Nov 23, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Division of Wildlife Resources Recommends Several Changes to 2021 Hunting Regulations in Utah; CSF, Partners Express Support for Increased Coastal Restoration; Mid-Season Upland Hunting in North Dakota; Online Reporting of Deer Authorized and Deer Camp Discouraged in Vermont; Stocked Waters in Rhode Island Offer a Great Opportunity for Anglers This Fall; Knife Ban Repeal Legislation on the Move in Ohio; Register Now to Virtually Attend our 17th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit!; Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: Blog Post about Federal Fisheries Management; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Q3 Outdoor Heritage Report now Available

Nov 16, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Register Now to Virtually Attend our 17th Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit!; Administration Continues to Seek Ways to Improve Everglades; Midwestern Hunters are encouraged to Introduce New Sportsmen and Women to the Outdoors; First Sunday Hunting Opportunity Quickly Approaching for Pennsylvania’s Sportsmen and Women; FWC Commission Developing Rules for Establishing Restricted Hunting Areas; Hunting Management Decisions Left to Voters in the West; Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: New Blog Post about Federal Fisheries Management; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Q3 Outdoor Heritage Report now Available

Nov 09, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

116th Congress most Historic in this Age for Sportsmen and Women as America's Conservation Enhancement Act (S. 3051) Becomes Law; CSF Staff Appointed to Mallows Bay-Potomac River Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council; Gray Wolves Removed from ESA, Interior Department Returns Management to States and Tribes; CSF Weighs-in on Missouri’s Proposed Black Bear Hunting Opportunity; 525 Acres Transferred to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; Sunday Hunting Proposed for Public Lands in North Carolina (Carolina Public Press); Oregon Fish and Game Commission to Consider Permanent Ban on Beaver Trapping on Federal Lands; Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: New Blog Post about Federal Fisheries Management; 2020 NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Now Virtual; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Q3 Outdoor Heritage Report now Available

Nov 02, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Helps Launch Collegiate Coalition for Sportsmen and Women at Mississippi State University; Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Takes Positive Next Step for Menhaden and Striped Bass; Michigan’s Proposition 1 is a Win for Sportsmen, Outdoor Enthusiasts, and Wildlife; CSF Joins Sign-On Letter Opposing “Pro-forestation” Approach in Connecticut; Public Lands Sunday Hunting on the Table for 2021 in North Carolina; Louisiana Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Luncheon at Pentagon Barracks in Baton Rouge; CSF and CCA Request Re-Evaluation of Recreational Fishing Closure on Skokomish River in Washington; Mark Lance joins CSF as new Southeastern States Coordinator; Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: New Blog Post about Federal Fisheries Management; 2020 NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Now Virtual; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns Q3 Outdoor Heritage Report now Available

Oct 26, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department Votes in Unanimous Support of Electronic Reporting of Big Game; CSF and Fellow Conservation Organizations Support Amendments to Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Eligibility Criteria ; CSF Meets with Indiana’s New DNR Director to Discuss the State of Indiana’s Forests ; Public Comment Period Open for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council Proposed Rule Changes; Arizona Game and Fish Commission and the National Park Service Enter into Agreement to Reduce Grand Canyon National Park Bison Herd; CSF Supported Fishing Regulation Changes Approved by Utah Wildlife Board; Mark Lance joins CSF as new Southeastern States Coordinator; Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: New Blog Post about Federal Fisheries Management; 2020 NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Now Virtual; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Intern; Q3 Outdoor Heritage Report now Available

Oct 19, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

LAST CALL for bids! Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Richard Childress Racing's 16th Annual Wine, Wheels, & Wildlife Virtual Silent Auction; CSF Supports Effort to Better Manage Wildlife Water Needs; Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Accepting Comments on Proposed Regulatory Amendments; Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Hosts Virtual Hearings on Restrictive Rulemaking Proposals ; Sportsmen’s Groups Support Sunday Hunting on Public Lands in North Carolina; California Governor Newsom Issues 30x30 Executive Order; Right to Hunt and Fish Takes to the Ballot in Utah; 2020 NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Now Virtual; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Q3 Outdoor Heritage Report now Available

Oct 13, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation and Richard Childress Racing’s 16th Annual Wine, Wheels, & Wildlife Silent Auction (Virtual) NOW LIVE; America's Conservation Enhancement Act (S. 3051) Passes Congress, another Policy Win for Sportsmen and Women; Recreational Fishing and Boating Community Releases Priorities for Next Administration (Center for Sportfishing Policy); Gulf of Mexico Great Red Snapper Count Reveals Significant Problems with Federal Management; U.S. House Passes Descending Device Bill to Conserve Gulf Reef Fish (American Sportfishing Association); New Legislation in North Dakota Could Create a Useful Tool or Limit Access; Sportsmen’s Groups Stand Together to Fight for Hunting and Trapping Heritages in Maine ; Night-Vision Optics Approved for Furbearer Hunting in Pennsylvania; South Carolina Apprentice Hunting License Legislation Signed into Law; Attempts to Address Over-Crowding on the Madison River are Underway as Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Open Public Comment Period; 2020 NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Now Virtual; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Oct 05, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Ensures Recognition of National Hunting & Fishing Day across the Nation; House Set to Vote on Significant Conservation Funding Bill; Sportsmen’s Resolutions in Michigan may still get Vote before 2020 Session Ends; Asian Carp Advisory Commission Established in Tennessee; CSF Leads Group Letter in Support of Fishing Regulation Changes in Utah; CSF Submits Second Round of Comments in Hopes of Sending Proposed Trapping Regulations to the Idaho Legislature for Approval

Sep 28, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Passes Robust Conservation Package Known as the ACE Act; CSF and Roundtable Issue Comments to USFS to Protect Hunting, Fishing and Recreational Shooting Opportunity during Emergency Closures of Public Lands; CSF, Partners Encourage BLM to Keep Improving Recreational Shooting Opportunities; Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Wildfire, Access Legislation; Michigan Wildlife Council Provides Update at Virtual Sportsmen’s Caucus Meeting; Anti-Sportsmen in Maine Fix Crosshairs on Eliminating Predator Contests and Coyote Trapping; Proposed Bear Baiting Ban Defeated in Maine; South Carolina Apprentice Hunting License Legislation Passes Senate; Proposed Rule Change Aims to Reduce Mentored-Youth Hunting Program Age Requirement in New Mexico

Sep 21, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

LAST CHANCE! Don't miss a fun evening celebrating CSF's 31st Annual Banquet & Auction; Senate EPW Committee Holds Hearing to Affirm State Management Authority; Key Conservation Funding Bill Receives Support in Senate Committee; Pheasant Season Outlook Looking Good Throughout Parts of the Midwest; MDIFW Secures 2,620 Acres of Iconic Land and Water for Sportsmen and Women; Public Comment Period Open for Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources Proposed Regulation Changes; Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Moves Forward with Plans to Increase Access on Flathead Lake; CSF Supports BLM’s Report to Congress on Sustainable Wild Horse and Burro Management

Sep 14, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF and Partners Urge DOI and USDA to Provide $55 Million for Recreational Access; CSF Testifies in Support of Proposed Black Bear Hunting Regulations in Missouri; Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts Annual Dove Hunt; African Species Importation Ban Bill Fails in California Legislature

Sep 08, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Pro-Sportsmen’s Bills Championed by Caucus Members are Signed into Law in New York; CSF Helps Secure Exemption of H-2B Workers for Conservation and Forestry Projects ; CSF Coordinates with Conservation Partners to Remedy Hurdles to Online Fundraising; Commission Approves the Use of Nighttime Coyote Hunting Technologies in Kansas; Michigan Voters to Decide if Oil and Gas Royalties Should Fund Conservation in Perpetuity; Sportsmen and Women Targeted in Governor’s Revised Budget Proposal in New Jersey; Ohio Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Leaders Meet Virtually with Conservation Partners; Proposed Changes to 2021-2022 Fishing Regulations throughout the Beehive StateCheck out CSF’s 31st Annual Banquet Auction Items & Sweepstakes, and Enter to win NOW!; 2020 NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Now Virtual; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns

Aug 31, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation 31st Annual Banquet & Auction (Virtual) is Now Open for Registration; CSF Efforts Slow Down Unprecedented Threat to World’s Largest Salmon Fishery; Department of the Interior Announces Historic Opening of 2.3 Million Acres to Hunting and Fishing; Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt Travels to Michigan to Announce Nationwide Expanded Hunting and Fishing Opportunities; Online Raffle Authorization Bill Supported by Caucus Co-Chairs and Members Introduced in Pennsylvania; Maryland Caucus Co-Chair Sen. Jack Bailey Pens Op-Ed on Straight Walled Cartridges for Deer; Ohio Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chairs Spend Time Afield with ODNR; AB 3030 Shelved for 2020 in California; 2020 NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit Now Virtual; CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF Seeking Remote Brad Rowse Policy Fellow Interns; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Aug 24, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy Joins Governors Sportsmen's Caucus to Protect and Advance Sporting Traditions in the Last Frontier; CSF, American Wildlife Conservation Partners Host Virtual Meeting; Department of the Interior Announces Report on Big Game Habitat Conservation Initiative; Indiana Adds Two New State Forests; Nebraska Legislature Approves Amendments to State Raffle Laws for Non-Profits; GSC Member Governor Chris Sununu Swears in New NHFG Department Executive Director; Vermont Bowhunter Education Course Goes Virtual; West Virginia Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Adds New Co-Chairs

Aug 17, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

President Trump Signs Great American Outdoors Act into Permanent Law, a Historic Day for Sportsmen and Women; AGFC Provides Quality Dove Hunting Opportunities ; Restrictive Firearms Bill Vetoed by Governor Sportsmen’s Caucus Member Governor Sununu; Scott Mason Confirmed as Next Executive Director of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department; USFWS Revises Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex Hunting and Fishing Plan; Airgun Sunset Legislation Signed into Law in Georgia; Governor Mike Dunleavy of Alaska Joins the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus; CSF Mourns the Loss of Alaska Sportsmen’s Caucus Member Representative Gary Knopp; CSF Board Member Chris Dorsey on Colorado Wolf Management Initiative in Forbes (Forbes); CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Aug 10, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

NASC Executive Council Holds Virtual Mid-Year Meeting; ASMFC Set to Advance Menhaden, Sport Fish Conservation; Restoring Ruffed Grouse in Indiana remains Goal for CSF in Midwest; New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Executive Director Nominee Receives Public Hearing; Louisiana Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Gains Two Senate Co-Chairs; CSF Backs Idaho Department of Fish and Game in Opposition of Lucky Peak Lake View Trail Proposal; CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Aug 03, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Leads Effort in Opposition to Short-Sighted Anti-Conservation Legislation; CSF Weighs-in On Cormorant Management; Senate Commerce Committee Votes to Advance Significant Fisheries Conservation Bill; CSF President Jeff Crane featured on first “live” Talking Mule Deer Podcast, hosted by Mule Deer Foundation, in coordination of final vote on Great American Outdoors Act. Listen now.; Hunting Coyotes at Night in Missouri, CSF Supports Proposed Regulations; Vermont Proposes 2020-2030 Big Game Management Plan; Use of Night Vision Technology for Furbearer Hunting in Pennsylvania Given Preliminary Approval by Board of Game Commissioners Following GSC Member’s Signature (Pennsylvania Game Commission); Florida FWC Commission Approves Draft Changes to Flounder Regulations to Rebuild Fishery; CSF John Culclasure talks GAOA, Apprentice Hunting License Legislation and #ResponsibleRecreation on July 18 edition of Woods and Water SC. (945theanswer.com); Mississippi: CWD Regulations Tabled after Drawing Criticism from CSF and the Conservation Community at Large (ClarionLedger.com); House Bill 125 Hits the Ground Running in Utah – Changes to Cougar Management Expected to Help Big Game Reach Population Level Objective; CSF's Western States Coordinator Aoibheann Cline and Inter-Mountain Western States Coordinator Ellary TuckerWilliams Featured on District of Conservation Podcast, Talks AB 30x30 in CA, GAOA, W21 and More. (District of Conservation Podcast; CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jul 27, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

House Set to Vote on Great American Outdoors Act This Week; American Wildlife Conservation Partners Release Wildlife for the 21st Century - Setting Top Priorities for Next 4 Years; Conservation, Sporting Advocates Urge Representatives to Show Up for Our Public Lands, Hunters, Anglers; CSF Policy Staff Leads the Way in Conservation Seminar Series at ICAST 2020; New 2020 Deer Regulations in Michigan Gives Hunters across the State more Opportunity; Sportsmen’s Community Rallies against Proposed Change to CWD Management Zones in Mississippi; Commission Tables Rule Proposal; Victory for Angling Community in Pennsylvania, PFBC to Regulate Fishing License Fees; CSF's Second Quarter Outdoor Heritage Report now Available; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology; Court filing could end Great Lakes fishing as we know it; CSF President Jeff Crane Featured on Houston Safari Club Hunting Matters Podcast, Talks News, Hunting Legislation Updates and More. Listen Now.; Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife Named #1 Aquarium in North America by USA TODAY; Kentucky Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Senator Robin Webb Pens Op-Ed on #ResponsibleRecreation; Nebraska Governor and Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus Member Pete Ricketts Hosts Press Conference Urging Nebraskans to Enjoy the Outdoors; NJ Caucus Co-Chairs and Member Call on Governor to Reopen WMAs; Record Number of Turkeys Harvested in New Hampshire during the Spring Season; Tennessee Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chair Senator Mike Bell Encourages Tennesseans to Practice #ResponsibleRecreation; Mtn Dew Campaign Promotes Hunting & Fishing

Jul 20, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

USDA Announces 1.2 Million New Acres Enrolled During Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands Sign-Up; Alabama: CSF Supports Prohibiting Possesion of Imported Cervidae Body Parts and Gulf Reef Fish Recreational Reporting Proposed Rules; CSF Makes Case for Conservation Airgun Stamp; Inter-Mountain West: 2020 Legislative Wrap-Up; Maine: MDIFW Hosts Virtual Hearing on Bear Baiting Ban Petition; Michigan to Review 4.6 Million Acre Public Land Strategy; Mississippi: CSF and Partners Submit Letter Opposing CWD Management Zone Delineation Proposed Rule; New York: Caucus Advisory Council Hosts Annual Board Meeting, Elects New Leaders; CSF Fisheries Policy Director Chris Horton featured in Virtual Conservation Seminar Series on Modern Fish Act at 2020 ICAST Online; CSF's Fisheries Policy Director Presents Seminar Session at 2020 ICAST Online; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jul 13, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Helps Motor Critical Fisheries Conservation Bill through Congress; CSF Leads Effort to Secure Passage of Historic Recovering America's Wildlife Act; Florida: Hunter Harassment Legislation Signed Into Law; Maryland: $13.5 Million in Grants Awarded Through the Waterway Improvement Fund; Missouri: Department Accepting Comments for New Nighttime Hunting Regulations Proposed for Feral Swine and Coyotes; Pennsylvania: GSC Member Governor Wolf Signs Hunting Technology Bill; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; CSF Inter-mountain Western States Coordinator Talks #ResponsibleRecreation on Up North Journal Podcast; CSF Western States Coordinator Featured on Bent n Ballistic Podcast, Talks AB 3030 in California, 30x30 Nationally, and #ResponsibleRecreation; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jul 06, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Opposes Two Short-Sighted Bills in Committee; Georgia: Air Gun Legislation Advances to Governor's Desk; Idaho: CSF Submits Letter in Support of Proactive Regulation Changes Encouraged by Trapping Community; Kansas: CSF Submits Letter of Support for Newly Proposed Kansas Coyote Nighttime Hunting Regulations; Mississippi: School Hunter Safety Course Legislation Signed into Law; Pennsylvania: Legislation Granting Pricing Authority to Fish and Boat Commission in the Homestretch; Pennsylvania: Nighttime Hunting of Predators May See Technological Improvements; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; CSF President Jeff Crane Discusses GAOA, #ResponsibleRecreation on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jun 29, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Passes Historic Great American Outdoors Act on an Impressive Vote; Maine: Proposed Bear Baiting Ban to Receive Virtual Hearing; Michigan: DNR Releases Proposed Deer Regulations for 2020 Season; Louisiana: Pro-Sportsmen Legislation Signed Into Law; Oregon: Beaver Trapping Ban Decision by the ODFW Commission Delayed; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; CSF President Jeff Crane Discusses GAOA, #ResponsibleRecreation on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio; CSF Western States Coordinator, Aoibheann Cline, featured on Fish with JD TV; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jun 22, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Continues to Move on Great American Outdoors Act; Arizona and New Mexico: CSF Supports "Non-Essential Experimental" Designation for the Mexican Wolf; Florida: CSF Supports Proposed Flounder Regulations; Iowa: Legislature Passes Several Sportsmen's Bills upon Returning to Session; Louisiana: Committee Votes Down Proposed Ban on Traditional Ammunition; New Jersey: CSF Submits Comments Opposing Lead Tackle Restrictions in the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge; Northeast: 2020 Regional Update; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology.

Jun 15, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Great American Outdoors Act Moving in Senate, Up for Vote Today; South Atlantic Anglers Receive Welcome News on a 2020 Red Snapper Season; Free Fishing & #ResponsibleRecreation during National Fishing & Boating Week; California: Bad 30x30 Bill Will Lead to More Hunting and Fishing Closures; Louisiana: Pro-Sportsmen's Legislation Advances to the Governor's Desk; Maine: CSF Leads Effort to Counter Proposed Bear Baiting Ban; Missouri: Department of Conservation Considers Plan for Future Black Bear Hunt and Predator Hunting Regulations; Rhode Island: CSF Submits Letter of Support for Expanded Hunting and Fishing Opportunities on NWR Complex; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jun 08, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Encourages CDC, APHIS to Allow Brucellosis Research; CSF Helps Lead Effort in Support of Two Monumental Conservation Bills; CSF Supports U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposed Rule to Expand Hunting and Fishing Opportunities; Department of the Interior Announces $160 Million in Funding for Wetland Conservation Projects; Maine: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Taking Public Comments on Proposed Bear Baiting Ban; Pennsylvania: Senator Laughlin Named SCI's "2019 Legislator of the Year"; Southeast: 2020 Regional Legislative Update; Texas: Parks and Wildlife Commission Approves Changes to Southern Flounder Regulations; Blog: Investing in Iowa and the Future of Conservation Funding; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Vote for Team CSF in the American Suppressor Association's Silencer Stache Competition; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

Jun 01, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Senate Leadership Commits to Passing Great American Outdoors Act; South Atlantic and Gulf Councils Hook Up on Alternative Management; California: CDFW Authorizes Online Hunter Education Courses; Indiana: CSF Supports the Expansion of TSS Loads for Turkey Hunting and the FireStick During Muzzleloader Season; Massachusetts: Firearms/Archery Ranges and Charter Boats Operational under State's Phased Reopening Plan; Midwest: 2020 Regional Legislative Update; Southeast: State and Federal COVID Restrictions Begin to Ease; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Vote for Team CSF in the American Suppressor Association's Silencer Stache Competition; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

May 26, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Encourages Critical Wildlife Crossings Funding; Rule to Allow For Abbreviated Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic Published in Federal Register; Arkansas: CSF Shoots Down Waterfowl Regulation; Louisiana: Commission Sets Red Snapper Season and Moves Forward with Regulation Proposals; Massachusetts: Committee Drops "Outside and Unattended" from Restrictive Kennel Bill; Oklahoma: Wildlife Commission Approves Changes for Upcoming Deer and Waterfowl Seasons; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Vote for Team CSF in the American Suppressor Association's Silencer Stache Competition; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

May 18, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Joins 80 other Organizations in Requesting Additional Funding for USDA-APHIS Wildlife Services; CSF Urges Congress to Pass Great American Outdoors Act; CSF Urges House Committee to Include Important Wildlife Conservation Program in Transportation Bill; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Changes Duck Stamp Requirements to Recognize Hunters' Contribution to Waterfowl Conservation; CSF President Leads Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council Meeting; CSF & Industry Partners Lead #ResponsibleRecreation Media Campaign; Maine: Sporting Camps to Resume Business Earlier Than Anticipated; Massachusetts: Firearms Retailers are Back in Business; Mississippi: Commission Considers Proposed Rule Changes; Montana: CSF Submits Comments in Favor of Grizzly Bear Hunting; South Dakota: 2020 Mountain Lion Season Ends in Success for Hunters and the Lions; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology

May 11, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Department of the Interior Receives nearly $25 Million for Conservation of Western Big Game Species; Descending Device Final Rule on Deck in the South Atlantic; Iowa: CSF Provides Comments in Support of Proposed Amendments to Furbearer Regulations; Massachusetts: Sign-On Letter of Opposition Submitted to Fight Restrictive Kennel Legislation; Nevada: CSF Supports NDOW's 2020 Bear Tag Quota Recommendation; North Carolina: Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan Revision Comment Period to be Extended; Blog: A Yearly Tradition Born from a Coyote Contest; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Remembers former Montana Congressman and Caucus Chairman Ron Marlenee; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for NASC Summit 2020; Past CSF Board Member Phil Morlock to Retire from Shimano in 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

May 04, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Provides Comments on Updated NRCS Conservation Practice Standards; Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Seeks Applications for Important Recruitment Program; Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Eyeing a Comprehensive Slate of Regulatory Changes; California: Ammunition Background Check Invalidated in Court; Maine: Moose Lottery Drawing Goes Virtual; Maine: Turkey Hunters to See Extra Day in the Field; Michigan: Governor Re-establishes Opportunities to Practice #ResponsibleRecreation; Oregon: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chairs Advocate to the Governor to Maintain Hunting and Fishing Opportunities; Southeast: States Provide Hunter Education Course Options and Ease Restrictions during COVID-19 Pandemic; CSF is Now Seeking Session Proposals for NASC Summit 2020; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology; CSF's Spring Online Auction is Now Live!; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Apr 27, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seeks Comments on Firearm Possession Revision; NRCS Announces Awards for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program; California: Conservation Partners Weigh-in on Fish and Game Commissions Strategic Plan Update; Delaware: Caucus Co-Chairs Call on Governor to Promote Responsible Outdoor Recreation during COVID-19; Mississippi: Sportsmen's Legislative Updates Amidst COVID-19; Nebraska: A Look into the Cornhusker State's 2020 Session; New Hampshire: Shortened Sessions - No Shortage of Activity; New York: Caucus Co-Chairs Efforts Key in Reopening Boat Ramps and Marinas; Northeast: States Move to Authorize Internet-Only Hunter Education During COVID-19 Pandemic; Wonders of Wildlife Introduce Conservation Education Gaming Technology; CSF's Spring Online Auction is Now Live!; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open.

Apr 20, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

CSF Leads Efforts in Support of Maintaining the Openness of Public Lands and Waters; Department of the Interior Proposes to Expand Hunting and Fishing Across 2.3 million Acres; GAO Releases Report on Fisheries Allocations; Massachusetts: Caucus Co-Chairs Take a Stand for Sportsmen in Letter to the Governor; Missouri: Show-Me State's First Elk Season Officially Set for 2020; New Hampshire: CSF Submits Letter of Support for Pro-Sportsmen's Rules Package; New Jersey: Caucus Co-Chairs Push Back against Governor's Order to Close State Forests, Parks; New Mexico: Court Rules to Release Hunter Contact Information as Part of Public Record; Pennsylvania: Updated CWD Response Plan Available for Public Comment; Pennsylvania: Final Sunday Hunting Dates for 2020 Set; Virginia: Active Session for the Virginia Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus; Wisconsin: A look at some of the Highlights of the Badger State's 2020 Legislative Session; CSF Western States Coordinator, Aoibheann Cline, aired on CA Sportsman's Radio Show, Talks CA fishing regulations, and how to practice Responsible Recreation; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Apr 13, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Urges Governors to Support Hunting, Fishing and Recreational Shooting Opportunities Amidst COVID-19; Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation and Industry Partners Develop Social Media Campaign to Encourage Responsible Outdoor Recreation during COVID-19 Pandemic; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces the Continuance of Entrance Fee Waivers; Connecticut: Activity on Sportsmen's Policies from Start to Finish; Florida: 2020 Legislative Updates; Michigan: An In-Depth look at the Great Lakes State 2020 Legislative Session; Utah: One for the Record Books - Outstanding 2020 Legislative Session; Washington: CSF Encourages Open Public Lands and Hunting and Fishing Seasons Amidst Closures; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Apr 06, 2020
The Sportsmen's Voice

Conservation Reserve Program: Over 3.4 Million Acres Accepted Following 19-20 General Sign-up; USDA Announces Awards for the Voluntary Public Access - Habitat Incentive Program; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments Regarding Cooperative Farming; "Essential" Designations for Firearms-Related Businesses; Connecticut: Caucus Coordinates Angling Opportunity with Governor's Office; Idaho: 2020 - Phenomenal Legislative Session for Sportsmen and Women; Maine: Fishing License Requirement Waived for Inland Waters; Missouri: A Closer Look at the Show-Me State's 2020 Legislative Session; West Virginia: 2020 Legislative Updates; 2020 Annual NASC Sportsman-Legislator Summit - Registration Now Open

Mar 30, 2020

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