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December 11, 2013


Your Trusted Source for Federal and State Policy Updates and News Concerning Our Sportsmen's Heritage

The Sportsmen's Voice to Resume in January 2014

In observance of the upcoming holidays, the Sportsmen's Voice will not be published the week of December 23 and will return to its normal schedule on January 8, 2014. On behalf of the entire staff at the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF): Happy Holidays!


Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Leadership Introduces SHARE Act

Recently, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) Co-Chair, Representative Robert Latta (R-OH) introduced H.R. 3590, the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. Co-sponsored by CSC Co-Chair, Representative Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Vice-Chairs, Representatives Rob Wittman (R-VA) and Tim Walz (D-MN), this bipartisan pro-sportsmen's legislative package includes eight provisions, including the...

CSF Board of Directors Chairman, Bob Model, Receives Prestigious Sagamore Hill Medal

Bob Model, Chairman of the Boone & Crockett Club and the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) Board of Directors, received the Special Sagamore Hill Award during the 126th Annual Meeting of the Boone & Crockett Club held in Denver, Colorado on December 4-7. The Special Sagamore Hill Medal is...


Anglers, hunters, trappers and sport shooters can take great pride in the Outdoors Caucus Association of Canada (OCAC) and the Fur Institute of Canada's Inaugural Banquet and Live Auction held in Ottawa on December 3...


CSF Announces the New Chairman's Club

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is excited to announce the launch of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Chairman's Club. Launched in 2013, the Chairman's Club is the individual giving recognition society for CSF, which provides an opportunity for individuals to become philanthropically engaged with CSF and help us fulfill our vital mission.

By becoming a member of the Chairman's Club, you are joining like-minded individuals in...  

CFC Deadline Extended to December 31 - Still Time to Donate

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is eligible to receive donations from government employees through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Charity List. CSF is committed to protecting and advancing the interest of hunters, recreational shooters and anglers, and trappers in the halls of government...




Arizona Target Shooters Step-Up for their Public Lands

On Saturday, December 7, Arizona's recreational shooting community took time out of their weekend to spend the morning maintaining a popular public land shooting site near Maricopa. As part of a larger effort to promote good public land stewardship, the clean-up event provided those who depend on access to the BLM-managed Box Canyon area for target shooting and other activities with the opportunity to...

National Park Service Offers Plan to Keep Biscayne National Park Open to Boating and Fishing

The November 15 release of the supplemental General Management Plan for Biscayne Bay National Park marks a step in the right direction from an earlier proposed drastic 16 square-mile no-take marine reserve. The new preferred alternative identifies a 14,585 acre special recreation zone that would allow fishing year round with a special permit and includes no-wake zones as opposed to non-combustion engine zones along the coastline. The plan calls for...

State Sportsman Leaders Support Pro-Sportsmen Agenda at Annual Summit

State legislative and other sportsmen's leaders from across the nation gathered last month at the 10th Annual National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC) Sportsman-Legislator Summit at Rend Lake Resort in Whittington, Illinois, to discuss critical policy issues affecting sportsmen and women across the country.CSF would like to express our gratitude to all of our sponsors and partners who made this year's Annual Summit such a success. The Summit included...


Brent Miller Promoted to Northeastern States Director

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is pleased to announce the promotion of Brent Miller to the position of Northeastern States Director. Miller, who initially joined CSF in August of 2010...

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