Final week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Affiliation of Fish and Wildlife Companies launched the 2022 Nationwide Survey of Fishing, Looking, and Wildlife-Related Recreation outcomes. The survey, coordinated by the Service, reveals that U.S. residents over the age of 16 took over 1.7 billion journeys in 2022 to take part in out of doors actions like fishing, looking, wildlife watching, leisure boating, and goal taking pictures. In doing so, out of doors lovers spent an estimated $394 billion on gear, journey, licenses, and charges final 12 months alone.
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