Industry Reports & Trends

Recreational fishing is big business.

Regardless of what brings them to the water, our nation’s 49 million anglers are a formidable economic force in our nation’s economy.

  • Outdoor Recreation Satellite Account, U.S. and States, 2021

    New Statistics for 2021; 2017-2020 Updated

  • 2022 Special Report on Fishing

    Detailed information and trends on fishing participation by gender, age, ethnicity, income, education and geographic region. The report is conducted by RBFF and the Outdoor Foundation.

  • 2022 Fishing Tackle Retailer Report

    To better serve retailers and the trade, ASA conducted a survey of tackle retailers in January 2022 inquiring about their January-December 2021 business experience.