Council Featured on NRA TV: Mentor a New Hunter

“The Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports is working to grow the number of Americans that are hunting and fishing. In 1980, there were 17.5 million hunters. Today, it is between 11 and 12 million. Programs Director Cyrus Baird says that it is all about mentoring. A person can take up fishing on their own, but a hunter needs someone …

California Department of Fish and Wildlife to Hire R3 Coordinator

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Investigation Lab is looking for a Senior Environmental Scientist that serves as the statewide, programmatic coordinator of the Department’s hunter and angler recruitment, retention and reactivation program (R3 Program). Find out more and apply here!

Take the Pledge – National Hunting and Fishing Day

Take Someone Hunting, Fishing or Target Shooting and Enter a Chance to Win NASCAR or Ultimate Outdoor Experience Join Richard Childress, honorary chair for National Hunting and Fishing Day, in creating the next generation of conservationists  National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day), an annual celebration of hunters and anglers, features a new twist this year. Richard Childress, NASCAR legend …

National Hunting and Shooting Sports Action Plan

Hunters and shooting sports enthusiasts provide 80 percent of funding for all wildlife species (not just big game). Since 1937, hunters and target shooters have been the primary source of funding for wildlife conservation through license fees and an excise tax on sporting goods (made possible through the hunting and sporting arms industry). Since the 1980s, participants in hunting and …