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Title: Hunting and fishing trends in the U.S.

Author: Charbonneau, J. John; Lyons, James R.;

Date: 1980

Source: In: LaPage, Wilbur F., ed. Proceedings 1980 National Outdoor Recreation Trends Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-57. Vols. I and II. Broomall, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experimental Station: 121-126.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: Trends in hunting and fishing participation are evaluated on the basis of responses to a telephone survey of the U.S. population conducted as a part of the 1975 National Hunting and Fishing Survey. Probability of participation in hunting and fishing is a function of the respondent's age, sex, income, place of residence, and a number of supply characteristics. The availability of forested acres and total public recreation acres in a participant's state are also significantly related to the probability of hunting and fishing. The probability of non-participation is also evaluated. The impact of future changes in population parameters and pertinent supply characteristics upon hunting and fishing trends and the related policy implications are discussed.

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Charbonneau, J. John; Lyons, James R. 1980. Hunting and fishing trends in the U.S. In: LaPage, Wilbur F., ed. Proceedings 1980 National Outdoor Recreation Trends Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-57. Vols. I and II. Broomall, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experimental Station: 121-126.

 


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