Fishing By the Numbers

With the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2016, better known as the REC Act, being signed into law on December 8, the effects of the outdoor recreation industry on the national economy will finally be tracked. By now, you’ve probably heard the numbers – 6.1 million jobs, $646 billion generated annually, etc…

But where does fishing fit in?

According to most studies, when it comes to outdoor recreation, fishing is the King of the Hill.  Check out our infographic to see how we stack up.

 

 

 

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