Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing Report

Within U.S. States and Congressional Districts

Recreational fishing has a significant economic impact on communities throughout the country. In 2016, it generated over $49 billion in retail sales. At the state level, anglers spent $41.8 billion in their home states and $7.9 billion outside their states.
Southwick Associates have broken down and compiled this valuable data by state and Congressional district. These results illustrate the economic contributions to the respective state economies from anglers who live there.
Discover the fishing industry’s economic footprint, jobs supported and angler contributions in the states where you do business. Search for specifics by all 435 Congressional districts and all 50 states.
We also offer downloadable infographic-style reports by state and Congressional district in convenient PDF format.

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