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Southwick Firearms and Ammunition Market Report Reveals Never Before Seen Data

August 6, 2013 – Southwick Firearms and Ammunition Market Report Reveals Never Before Seen Data – Record sales of firearms and ammunition have made headlines since 2008 with last year posting an all-time high number of background checks for firearms purchases at 16.8 million. But businesses involved in the shooting industry might be surprised to know in which product categories are most of that money is being spent.

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Southwick Hunting Market Report Reveals Never Before Seen Data

June 30, 2013 – Southwick Hunting Market Report Reveals Never Before Seen Data -There were as many as 14.3 million active hunters in 2012 who spent $7.8 billion on their sport, but how that money was divided among specific product categories has never clearly been available. That is until now! Southwick Associates, the outdoor industry’s leading research and survey firm, is currently offering the 2012 Size of Hunting Market Report. The first-of-its-kind report is available to businesses, agencies, organizations and the media and is the most accurate and complete study of the actual amount of hunting-related expenditures available. It offers information critical for any business or group focused on providing products and services to this market.

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With Ammunition Costs On the Rise, Some Shooters Turn to Reloading

March 12, 2013 – With Ammunition Costs On the Rise, Some Shooters Turn to Reloading – With soaring ammunition costs and shortages of cartridges on store shelves making headlines in recent months, many shooters are wondering how they are going to find or afford enough rounds to keep enjoying their sport as much as they always have.

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Reasons for Hunting Are Diverse

Reasons for Hunting Are Diverse

March 6, 2013 – Reasons for Hunting Are Diverse – American sportsmen hail from every walk of life imaginable, and just as they are a diverse crowd, so too are their reasons for participating in hunting. While many portray hunting as an intense effort to get game, the reality is the overall outdoor experience holds much more sway in attracting people to the sport.

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Sportsmen’s Activity Report: States Benefit from Economic Impact of Hunting

States Benefit from Economic Impact of Hunting

April, 30, 2013 – Sportsmen’s Activity Report: States Benefit from Economic Impact of Hunting – The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has released a major new report documenting the importance of hunting activities to the U.S. economy. NSSF is the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry.

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Top Fishing Equipment Brands for 2012

“Made in U.S.A.” Makes a Difference to Sportsmen

February 28, 2013 – Top Fishing Equipment Brands for 2012 – Southwick Associates’ AnglerSurvey.com announced the brands and products anglers purchased most frequently in 2012. This list has been compiled from the 15,819 internet-based surveys completed by anglers who volunteered to participate last year in AnglerSurvey.com polls.

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Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands for 2012

Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands for 2012

February 27, 2013 – Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands for 2012 – Southwick Associates has announced the brands hunters and shooters purchased most frequently in 2012. This list has been compiled from the 35,081 internet-based surveys completed by hunters and target shooters who volunteered to participate last year in HunterSurvey.com and ShooterSurvey.com polls. In 2012, top brands included:

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Southwick Associates Providing Free Information to Media Partners

February 18, 2013 – Southwick Associates Providing Free Information to Media Partners – Southwick Associates is providing its outdoor media partners with no-cost information on fishing, hunting and shooting participation and trends. Every two months, media firms who link their websites or social media to Southwick Associates’ online surveys, or mention these surveys in print or broadcast media, receive details regarding recent national and regional trends in outdoor participation, purchases, media usage and more.

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Fly Fishing by the Numbers

Fly Fishing by the Numbers

February 12, 2013 – Fly fishing by the numbers – Rob Southwick is a friend of mine. We go back so far that each of us remembers when the other had hair. He’s also a really smart guy. So I was happy to see him when I was in Reno recently for the International Fly Tackle Dealers meeting. A long time ago, I figured out that I learned something important pretty much every time I talked with Rob. So I paid particular attention when he presented the results of a survey of fishing retailers done by his outfit, Southwick Associates, Inc. And this time proved to be no exception. Here are a few of the high points:

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Mule Deer Foundation Invests to Benefit California’s Mule Deer, Sage Grouse and Other Wildlife

Mule Deer Foundation Invests to Benefit California's Mule Deer, Sage Grouse

January 29,2013 – Mule Deer Foundation Invests to Benefit California’s Mule Deer, Sage Grouse and Other Wildlife – The Mule Deer Foundation donated 11,600 pounds of Sage Brush seed valued at $253,000 to reseed important California wildlife habitat destroyed by fire.

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