The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation works at both the federal and state level on numerous policy issues affecting sportsmen and women. The Federal Policy section details many of the issues that CSF works on on Capitol Hill, while the State Policy section discusses many of the issues that CSF focuses on in state capitols throughout the nation. The final section, Related State Legislation, provides a list of high-priority sportsmen-related bills that have been introduced at the state level.
FederalAt the federal level, CSF works with the members of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus to protect and advance the interests of sportsmen through legislation that addresses sportsmen’s conservation issues such as hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping.
StateIn the states, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation States Program Team works with pro-sportsmen elected leaders through the collaboration of the individual sportsmen’s caucuses that make up the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and governors who are part of the Governor’s Sportsmen’s Caucus.
Related State LegislationView a full list of legislation relevant to CSF on the issues important to America's sportsmen and women.
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- Lack of access (21.43%)
- Expenses (equipment and licenses/stamps/fees) (15.71%)
- Burdensome or confusing regulations (10.00%)
- Overcrowded fishing locations (4.29%)
- Poor fishing experience due to low fish populations or small fish (17.14%)
- Conflicts with other users (e.g. boaters) (2.86%)
- Lack of time (28.57%)