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Whether fishing ponds, lakes or the deep blue seas, America's 49 million anglers are a formidable economic force. With $50 billion in annual retails sales and a $125 billion economic impact, recreational fishing is a powerhouse industry that shows no sign of slowing down. 

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49.4 MILLION ANGLERS

17.9 AVG. OUTINGS PER YEAR

49.4 MILLION ANGLERS



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883 MILLION OUTINGS

17.9 AVG. OUTINGS PER YEAR

49.4 MILLION ANGLERS



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17.9 AVG. OUTINGS PER YEAR

17.9 AVG. OUTINGS PER YEAR

17.9 AVG. OUTINGS PER YEAR



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A great day on the water often begins with a trip to the sporting goods store

 Whether fishing from a high-dollar center console boat or wearing out the grass along a favored spot on a river bank, a successful day of fishing isn’t just measured in the amount and size of fish caught, but also in the essentials that make a day more fun and comfortable. To achieve fishing success, anglers must often first purchase fishing gear, bait, sunscreen, fuel, snacks, drinks, ice and more.    

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