Fishing & Boating Tops in Outdoor Recreation November 23, 2020


Per the ASA (American Sportfishing Association) Outdoor recreation has a huge impact on our nation’s economy with fishing/boating holding the number one spot in outdoor recreation activities.

The new Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) report calculates the economic output of outdoor recreation to be $788 billion, generating 5.2 million jobs in communities across the U.S. Boating/fishing was the largest conventional activity for the nation as a whole at $23.6 billion in value added.