Washington, DC -(AmmoLand.com)- Following an initial meeting, the bipartisan and bicameral West Virginia Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus continues to build off the positive work within the Mountain State.
On October 18, the Caucus hosted a Clay Shoot with legislators, stakeholders, and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) representatives outside the capital city of Charleston. The event provided an excellent opportunity for an evening of camaraderie, and the forum to discuss potential areas of interest for the Caucus in the next legislative session.
Throughout the discussions, Sunday hunting was identified as a key interest moving forward. Additionally, attendees noted the utility of the Sportsmen’s Caucus in bringing together all vested parties.
Caucus Co-Chair Delegate Chris Stansbury stated: “We could not be more excited to utilize the Caucus to further develop relationships with sportsmen’s groups and the West Virginia DNR. Working together, we feel that we can take the necessary steps to ensure sportsmen and women are well represented and that legislators are well educated and informed on the issues of importance.”
The Caucus plans to continue working to protect and advance the strong outdoor sporting traditions in West Virginia, which is a major economic driver for the state. Annually, West Virginia’s 447,000 hunters and anglers spend over $870 million annually and support upwards of 12,585 jobs.
For more information on the West Virginia Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, please contact Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Southeastern States Manager Bee Frederick at Bee@sportsmenslink.org.
About Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF):
Since 1989 CSF has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the most respected and trusted sportsmen’s organization in the political arena. CSF’s mission is to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping. The unique and collective force of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC), the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC) and the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC), working closely with CSF, and with the support of major hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping organizations, serves as an unprecedented network of pro-sportsmen elected officials that advance the interests of America’s hunters and anglers.
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