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January 15, 2015


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Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus Announces 114th Congress Leadership

The Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) has announced the new bipartisan leadership for the recently seated 114th Congress. Senate Co-Chairs include Senator Jim Risch (R-ID) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) with Vice-Chairs Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND). House of Representatives Co-Chairs include Congressman Rob Wittman (R-VA) and Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) and Vice-Chairs Congressman Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Congressman Gene Green (D-TX)... 


Recreational Fishing Community Provides Recommendations for New Management Policy

On December 30, 2014, eight leaders from recreational fishing organizations, including Jeff Crane, President of the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF), sent a letter to Assistant Administrator for Fisheries of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Eileen Sobeck, with recommendations for the draft National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy on behalf of the recreational fishing community. The letter followed a meeting with Sobeck, elaborating on items discussed...




Governors Sportsmen's Caucus Welcomes Alaska Governor Bill Walker as Newest Member

This week, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) welcomed the newest member to the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus, Governor Bill Walker (I) of Alaska. Gov. Walker becomes the 26th member of the GSC, joining the group of U.S. governors who work to protect and advance the interests of America's sportsmen and women...




In Memory of Tom Baker

Thomas Martin Baker, 57, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, died on Sunday, December 21, 2014, following a lengthy illness. He was born January 25, 1957 in Erie, PA, and he was the oldest of seven children of Alan L. Baker and the late Jeanne O. Baker.


CSF Adds Four Leaders to Board of Directors

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) has appointed four new leaders from the sportsmen's community to serve on its Board of Directors. 


CSF's Board of Directors is comprised of 22 members who serve three-year terms and five Honorary members from all backgrounds and walks of life...


CSF Receives Bass Pro Shops Conservation Partner of the Year Award

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation's (CSF) President Jeff Crane was recognized by Bass Pro Shops as a 2014 Conservation Partner of the Year. Crane received the award from Bass Pro Shops' Founder and CEO John Morris during a special ceremony for associates, which was held at Bass Pro Shops national headquarters in Springfield, Missouri...

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