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December 4, 2014


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Senate Passes Duck Stamp Price Increase

In a victory for conservation and duck hunters across the country, the Senate approved the already passed House legislation (H.R. 5069) to increase the duck stamp price from $15 to $25 on December 2, for the first time since 1991... 


Measures Clear Small Fishing Boats from Burdensome Regulations

On November 20, legislation (S. 2963) was introduced in the Senate which would ensure that fishermen with small boats (shorter than 79 feet in length), would not be required to get a permit each time they clean their boat or dispose of bait...


Groups Urge Consideration of Conservation Tax Incentives

On November 24, 35 sportsmen's conservation organizations from the American Wildlife Conservation Partners sent a letter to the Senate Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus in order to urge consideration of enhanced tax conservation incentives during the remainder of the 113th Congress...


Sportsmen-Conservation Groups Comment on Problematic Proposed Rule in Alaska

On December 3, 27 sportsmen's and other conservation organizations from throughout the nation submitted a letter to the National Park Service (NPS), commenting on the issues regarding the Proposed Rule to Hunting and Trapping on National Preserves in Alaska...




State Sportsman-Legislators Discuss Upcoming Priorities at Annual Summit

In mid-November, legislators from 23 state legislative sportsmen's caucuses around the country gathered in Sunriver, Oregon to reflect on this year's successes and discuss upcoming sportsmen-related issues...



CSF and NWTF Announce Partnership Agreement

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) and the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership established through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed on November 19 at the 11th Annual National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses Annual Sportsman-Legislator Summit in Sunriver, Oregon... 


American Legacy Firearms Presents CSF 25th Anniversary Shotgun

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) partnered with American Legacy Firearms to create a special-edition firearm to celebrate CSF's 25th Anniversary. This unique Ithaca Featherlight 20-gauge is engraved with images of hunting and angling and features 24kt gold plating...

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