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April 3, 2014


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Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Honors Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus and Introduces Alumni Association at 25th Anniversary Reception

On March 25, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) hosted the 25th Anniversary Leadership Dinner in Washington, DC to honor and commemorate past and present members of the bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC)...  


Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Discusses the Future of Saltwater Recreational Fishing

On March 26, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) was joined by eight members of the bipartisan Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC), congressional staff, members of the CSF Board of Directors and representatives of the recreational fishing community for a breakfast briefing on Capitol Hill. The briefing focused on saltwater recreational fishing's future and included an array of speakers on hand to discuss a vision for saltwater fisheries management...  


Sportsmen Generate $1.1 Billion of Funding to State Fish and Wildlife Agencies

Almost $1.1 billion in federal funds will go to state fish and wildlife agencies this year, thanks to tax revenues collected on firearms and ammunition, hunting and fishing equipment and licenses, and motor boat fuel. States will receive between $1 million and $50 million to fund conservation and...




Nebraska's Legislature Upholds Governor's Veto of An Unjustified Attempt To Ban Mountain Lion Hunting

On April 2, sportsmen-friendly legislators upheld Governor Heineman's veto of Nebraska L 671, and, in so doing, protected the future of successful science-based natural resource management while also upholding the integrity of Nebraska's state constitution. While Nebraska L 671 would have done nothing to help the mountain lion population or any other species of wildlife in the state, it would have undermined ... 

New York: Crossbow Use Approved for Hunting

On Tuesday, April 1, 2014, the New York 2014-2015 approved budget - which the Assembly and Senate approved on March 31 - was signed into law. Included in the approved state budget are provisions which will allow crossbow use for all small game and any big game season that includes firearms. Additionally, crossbows will be allowed during... 

California: Houndsmen Look to Restore Hunting Rights

In September of 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1221, legislation outlawing the use of dogs for hunting bears and bobcats in the state. Sponsored by anti-hunting groups, the bill was seen by many as a direct attack on California's sportsmen and women which limits the ability to...


South Carolina: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Sporting Clays Shoot

On March 20, the South Carolina Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted a sporting clays shoot and BBQ dinner in Camden, South Carolina. The event provided an opportunity for sportsmen and women legislators to take a break from the Capitol for a competitive and fun afternoon with fellow members of the...



Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Partners with Central Florida Shootout

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is pleased to partner with the Central Florida Shootout, held from May 2 - 4 in Port Canaveral, Florida. The Shootout includes over 1,500 participants and encourages youth to get involved with angling by providing them...

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