Fisherman are one of the largest, most influential consumer groups in America. American’s who fish largely outnumber motorsports fans by more than a 2 to 1 ratio. In fact they could fill every NASCAR track 13 times over!
Fishing ranks as the 4th most popular participation sport in America
More American’s start their day fishing than receive combined circulations of the top 20 U.S. newspapers
If sport fishing were a corporation it would place 13th on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest businesses.
Annual Fishing Expenditures total $45b with a $125b impact on the US economy
Outdoor enthusiasts spend $70b annually on outdoor related gear
America has 44,000,000 licensed anglers with a combined 557,394,000 days spent fishing annually