Fisheries & Fish Industry

States move to protect hunting, fishing rights

States move to protect hunting, fishing rights

If you live in Kansas or Indiana, you now have a constitutional right to hunt and fish.

Voters in both states passed ballot initiatives amending the state constitutions. Now, hunting, fishing and trapping are protected by the states’ constitutions.

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The two states join 19 others that guarantee the right to hunt and fish.

California and Rhode Island only guarantee the right to fish.

Vermont was the first state to give folks the right to hunt and fish ��������� in 1777. It wasn’t until more than 200 years later that Alabama became the second state in 1996. 


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