The Economics of Fishing

Recreational fishing is a significant force in the economy of both the United States and Canada. The numbers are staggering.

For example, in the U.S. fishing supports well over one million jobs.

More Canadians fish than play hockey and golf - combined. Canadians annually spend as much on fishing as they do buying beer - over $7 billion.

Take a look at the facts...

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Canada's Outdoor Heritage - The Economics of Fishing

An Economic Engine and Conservation Powerhouse

Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Economic Document