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Fishing Facts

hooked bills

$115 Billion

Recreational fishing has a $115 billion impact on the nation’s economy.

casting line

46 Million

There are approximately 60 million anglers in the U.S. of which 46 million are estimated to fish in a given year.

casting line

828,000

More than 828,000 jobs are supported through recreational fishing.

bait

$48 Billion

Anglers generate $48 billion in retail sales.

bag in water

$1.5 Billion

Anglers contribute $1.5 billion in funding for conservation efforts in our nation's fisheries.

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$35 Billion

Recreational fishing generates $35 billion in salaries and wages across the nation.

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