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Sunday, 12th April 2009

New Report Shows Waterfowl Hunting’s Contribution to U.S. Economy

New Report Shows Waterfowl Hunting’s Contribution to U.S. Economy
Source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Waterfowl hunters spent $900 million on a variety of goods and services from food, transportation, guns and decoys to hunting dogs, clothing and other incidental expenses in 2006, according to a new report issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. These trip and equipment-related expenditures generated more than $2.3 billion in total economic output for 2006, which resulted in $157 million in federal and state tax revenues, supported more than 27,000 jobs, and generated more than $8.5 million in employment income.

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