The Fishing Industry

The professional bass fishing season starts in January and ends in November which makes it the longest professional season of any US sport.

 

Overall Economic Impact of fishing is $115 Billion

 

On average $46 Million is spent nationally on fishing licenses by men and Women who fish in the United States

 

Angling accounts for $48 Billion in retail sales each year

 

$1.3 Billion goes to Environmental Protection & Sustainability