July 12, 2018
Fishing Nets 2 Million More Participants
"These are exciting figures that reflect the sustained growth in our industry," said RBFF President and CEO Frank Peterson. "Getting more Americans to spend time outdoors is a crucial part of protecting our natural resources for future generations. Anglers and boaters help protect our natural aquatic places and the wildlife that lives there through fishing licenses, boat registrations, fishing gear, boat fuel sales and much more."
Created in partnership with The Outdoor Foundation, the Special Report on Fishing provides one of the most comprehensive looks at the state of U.S. fishing and boating participation. Key findings from the 2018 report include:
"It's clear fishing continues to be a pillar of America's thriving outdoor culture," said Ivan Levin, deputy director of The Outdoor Foundation. "This is good news for the greater outdoor industry, as fishing is known to inspire people to try other outdoor activities."
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