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President Trump Signs Resolution Reaffirming Alaska's State Wildlife Management Authority
On April 3, President Donald Trump signed House Joint (H.J.) Resolution 69, which officially nullified a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) rule that restricted the state of Alaska's ability to manage fish and wildlife on National Wildlife Refuges.   Read More >>
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Colorado: Sportsmen's Caucus Leaders Introduce Financial Sustainability Legislation
On April 4, Colorado Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Co-Chairs Representative Jeni Arndt and Representative Jim Wilson introduced House Bill 17-1321, bipartisan legislation designed to ensure the financial sustainability of Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) and support a wide variety of programs important to hunters, anglers, boaters and the state's fish and wildlife populations.   Read More >>

Kansas: Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus Hosts Reception
On April 4, the Kansas Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus hosted a reception in Topeka, Kansas. The event brought together Caucus members, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, Kansas Lieutenant Governor Dr. Jeff Colyer, and the state's sportsmen's community for a forum covering issues impacting sportsmen and women. Caucus Co-Chairs Representative Ken Corbet and Senator Mike Petersen addressed the attendees and spoke about the state's strong sporting traditions.  Read More >>

North Carolina: CSF Endorses Sound Economy Coalition
On March 24, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) formally endorsed NC Sound Economy, a coalition of businesses, recreational anglers, and sportsmen's organizations committed to improving North Carolina's coastal fisheries. Due to policy decisions that have failed to support viable coastal finfish and shellfish stocks, North Carolina's coastal fish stocks have declined precipitously and, as a result, the state's coastal fishing economy is in jeopardy.   Read More >>

North Carolina: Sunday Hunting Legislation Introduced
Legislation to expand Sunday hunting opportunities in North Carolina was filed on April 4. Two bills, introduced in the House and Senate aim to broaden the Sunday hunting advancements made in the 2015 Outdoor Heritage Act, which repealed the state's 145 year-old ban against hunting on Sunday with firearms on private property. 

Oregon: Bill to Expand Mentored Hunting Passes Committee
On April 4, the Oregon House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted unanimously to pass House Bill 2566, which would expand the ability of first-time hunters to participate in the state's mentored hunting program. The bill now awaits either further committee referral or a referral to the House floor for a vote. Read More >>

Pennsylvania: Modern Sporting Rifles Approved for Small Game, Furbearers
On March 28, the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) announced that hunters will be able to use modern sporting rifles to harvest small game and furbearers in the 2017-2018 hunting seasons. The decision comes after the Commissioners preliminarily approved a proposal in January that would have allowed semi-automatic rifles to be used in all seasons where manually operated rifles are permitted.  Read More >>
Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium to Open in Coordination with National Hunting & Fishing Day
Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris announced the grand opening of the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium in Springfield, Illinois this September, in coordination with National Hunting and Fishing Day. Read More >>

New Mission Partners: March 2017
CSF's Mission Partners play an integral role in ensuring we have the resources to effectively represent sportsmen and women today and in the future. CSF is proud to be partnered with respected, iconic companies, organizations, and individuals committed to protecting and advancing hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping. 

Davidson's, Inc.
Hornady Manufacturing Company
Nosler, Inc.
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Sportsmen for Fish & Wildlife
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.
Swift Bullet Company
Taurus International MFG, Inc. USA
New Chairman's Club Members: March 2017
CSF's supporters come from all backgrounds and walks of life, but are united in their passion for the outdoors and conservation and desire to protect and advance our rich sporting heritage. The Chairman's Club provides recognition for individuals who philanthropically support CSF. 

Mike Helton

Ralph Castner
Mark DeYoung
John Doerr
Jason Hornady
Paul Miller
Josh Waldron

David Allen
Paul Babaz
Ben Carter
Brad Franklin
John Green
Chris Gullott
John Larkin
Tom Lewis
Jeanne Mitchell
Pat Murray
Wayne Thacker
Ryan Walker
Working with Congress, governors and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping.

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