Recreational fishing has a $115 billion impact on the nation’s economy.
There are approximately 60 million anglers in the U.S. of which 46 million are estimated to fish in a given year.
More than 828,000 jobs are supported through recreational fishing.
Anglers generate $48 billion in retail sales.
Anglers contribute $1.5 billion in funding for conservation efforts in our nation's fisheries.
Recreational fishing generates $35 billion in salaries and wages across the nation.