Thursday, October 06, 2016

Coalition of CT Sportsmen - Hunting, Guns, Fishing, Legislation, Events

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Live and Silent Auctions • Drawings • Door Prizes for Fishermen, Hunters and Gunowners • Firearms • Fishing Equipment • Wildlife Art • Handgun Permit Courses • Hunting and Fishing Trips • Specialty Items for Ladies.

MUST READ all NEW Items: DEEP Hunting and Trapping

Hunting in Europe is Worth 16 Billion Euros  2015 CT DEER PROGRAM SUMMARY

Glastonbury Public Shooting Range

GUNS: Concern Increases On Canada’s Plan To Align Gun Legislation With UN Arms Trade Treaty

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Become a member of the Coalition of CT Sportsmen and get your club to support our Lobbying and  grassroots efforts protecting, defending and advancing YOUR RIGHTS AND ACTIVITIES! We need your help NOW! Thanks.

                                                                                       The Coalition of Connecticut Sportsmen


CCS Provides the ONLY Full-time Lobbying presence during Regular & Special Legislative Sessions, DEP Regulation, in cities/towns promoting sportsmen restrictions. Successfully initiates & supports many proactive bills dealing with pistol permit laws, Firearms, Hunting, Trapping, & Boating. CCS consistently defeats anti-sportsmen bills.  Success equals full-time issue representation at the Capitol and YOUR input affecting sportsmen.
                                                          RECENT  ACTIVITIES
In 2016 PASSED. The Temporary Domestic Violence Restraining Order bill (Confiscation of firearms w/o Due Process) Sponsored by the Governor, Senate & House Majority Leaders, & Valerie Jarrett, White House Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs; TROUT STAMP Established; Fish Hatcheries and Pheasant Programs again saved. Designation of certain areas Housatonic R. as a Wild & Scenic R. NOT PASSED: Presentation of a Carry Permit; Private Land Revolver Permit Expansion; Cecil’s Law (Precludes CT import of “Africa Big 5” + Ivory);  Erased Records to be addt’l Criteria for issue of Pistol Permits; DEEP Turn In Poachers Funding.

 In 2015 SUNDAY BOWHUNTING PASSED after over two decades of debate; Elimination of ALL Fish Hatcheries was saved in both the 2015 Regular & Special sessions; the Pheasant Stocking Program was saved for 2015, but not for 2016. NO GUN BILLS PASSSED, but it is expected  theTemporary Domestic Violence Restraining Order bill (confiscation of firearms) will return in 2016; 65+ Lifetime License Defeated. PASSED: Fiscal Sustainability of State Parks, Long Island Sound Resource and Use Inventory. Again, several bills were submitted by CCS), but due to “Budget Constraints” and NO Gun Bills accepted, our only bill was Sunday Hunting. These bills will again be submitted.
The Coalition provides the ONLY consistent sportsmen's lobbying at the Capitol, DEP Regulation hearings, DEEP Advisory Councils presence, and with other state agencies.
Successful Sportsmen’s Political Action election activities in concert with the NRA-Political Victory Fund
CCS is the recognized spokesman group for our issues, with radio/TV/print media. CCS co-sponsors the successful Northeast Fishing and Outdoor Expo.
Membership is the basis for any successful organization providing revenue for Operations): involving Legislative, Agency, and Municipal lobbying; Alerts; member communications; administration; and website/e-mail. All are essential to concerned sportsmen to retain and further develop sportsmen's influence and presence. Our opposition is becoming better organized - be active and support sportsmen's efforts! Success & continuation of sportsmen's activities depends upon members such as YOU!
CCS is THE Sportsmen's Advocate in Connecticut. We need YOUR ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP SUPPORT!
Join TODAY! 

October 9th,  Jr Hunting Day at Torrington Fish & Game Club

OCT 29, 30 WEST SPRINGFIELD GUN SHOW,  500 Tables Featuring 100’s Winchesters from Members of The Winchester Arms Collectors Asso. WACA. DISCOUNTS: $1 OFF Entry.

November 20th,Groton Field Day. Groton Sportsmen’s Club, Inc., Stonington
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. .Events Include: 5 Stand Sporting Clays,3 Stand Sporting Clays,Pepper Poppers,Falling Plates, 300 Yard Gong Shoot,.410 Shoot (Pistol and Doubles),Simulated Running Deer, Indoor Range Events, Lucky Square Target, Biathlon, Military Rifle, Archery. Food will be available throughout the day (clam chowder, burgers, hot dogs,  etc.)
March 18  Call2Adventure! 2017 Raising Funds to Support Wildlife Conservation, Outdoors Education, and Hunter AdvocacyDoors Open at 3:00PM. Uncas Ballroom​ Mohegan Sun Casino Convention Center, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, CT.  06382. Exciting Drawings & Live Auction featuring Sporting Trips Worldwide, Firearms, Outdoor Gear, Family Vacations, Ladies Fashion and More!  Also featuring a Gourmet Wild Game Dinner, and Onsite Exhibitors from Across the Country and Around the World... ​For Further Event Info & Tickets Visit the Call2Adventure Website
March 31- Apr 2 CT Hunting and Fishing Show at Hartford Convention Center

April 30th, 2017 CE/FS Instructors Dinner at Aqua Turf "Wagon Room"  Plainville/ Southington


Thank you for your interest in the Philadelphia Insurance Company.

As an insurance company, we have a narrow niche market; we insure Rod & Gun Clubs. Here’s a thumbnail sketch of our company.

Philadelphia Insurance Companies provide a one-stop shop for all of your insurance needs:  Property, General Liability, Inland Marine, Crime, Liquor Liability all bundled conveniently into one package!  PHLY is rated A++ by AM Best and has a 96.3% Overall Customer Service Satisfaction score.  We are a very strong player in the Rod & Gun Club market and offer very comprehensive coverage highlighted by:

*Club Members As Additional Insureds


*Ability to include equipment such as tools, saddles, ATV’s etc
*Special Event coverage for competitive shooting events
*No Cross-Suit Exclusion or Tree Stand Exclusion
*Interest-Free installment billing available.
*Liquor Liability Available in most states
*Incidental Gun Repair or Gunsmithing Operations covered.
*and many more

Rod & Gun clubs make up our niche. This is why we would be happy to assist Coalition members by working with their insurance agents.

Their agents could review our rates and compare us with other insurers. Of course, there would never be a need to switch agents.

Please let us know if you have specific questions and if we may reach out to the agency on your behalf.

Members can learn more about Philadelphia by going to this site,

Sean Edenburn. Philadelphia Insurance Companies. 111 Founders Plaza, Suite 1003, East Hartford, CT 06108

Direct Dial: 860-616-3088. – Find out why you should ThinkPHLY first

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Our mailing address is:
Coalition of Connecticut Sportsmen
P.O. Box 2506
Hartford, CT 06146 

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