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Nearly a Quarter of Hunters Lost Access to Land in the Past Year, Issue Remains a Chief Concern Facing Sportsmen

Hunters Access Restricted

June 19, 2012 – Nearly a Quarter of Hunters Lost Access to Land in the Past Year, Issue Remains a Chief Concern Facing Sportsmen – When asked in a HunterSurvey.com poll if access to any of the places they tried to hunt in the past year had been restricted or placed off limits to them, nearly 23 percent of hunters said it had. When compared to the previous year’s results to the same question, hunters who lost land access grew by less than one percent, a statistically insignificant bump, but their numbers still reveal that nearly one in four sportsmen nationwide are potentially affected by losing access to available hunting land.

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Most Anglers Not Deterred by Lost Access But Still A Long Term Problem

Most Anglers Not Deterred by Lost Access

April 24, 2012 – Most Anglers Not Deterred by Lost Access But Still A Long Term Problem – One in five anglers surveyed by AnglerSurvey.com reported having to cancel or quit fishing a particular location last year because they had lost access to a favorite fishing spot. While most were able to shift their fishing to a different location, about a third of the affected anglers – or seven percent of all survey respondents – said it caused them to quit fishing altogether.

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Hunting – Then and Now 2012- Marks 75 Years of Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Program Success

Hunting – Then and Now 2012 Marks 75 Years of Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Program Success

April 8, 2012 – Hunting – Then and Now – 2012 Marks 75 Years of Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Program Success – This year marks the 75th anniversary of the passage of the landmark Pittman-Robertson (also known as Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration) Act, which directs excise taxes collected on the sale of firearms and ammunition to be used exclusively by state wildlife agencies for improving wildlife populations, hunter education and public access to the outdoors. The benefits of this program to state agencies, sportsmen, sporting goods retailers and manufacturers and anyone who enjoys and appreciates wildlife and the outdoors have been abundant since its creation.

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Many Anglers Spend Less Time Fishing than Desired

Many Anglers Spend Less Time Fishing than Desired

Mar 22, 2012 – Many Anglers Spend Less Time Fishing than Desired – When it comes to finding time to fish, many anglers dream big at the beginning of each year. However, making all of their plans happen is a bit more of a challenge. That was the case last year as reported by anglers in a survey conducted by AnglerSurvey.com. When asked if they fished more, less or as much as expected, 45 percent of participating anglers said they made it out “less.”

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On the Fence About Fishing – Why Anglers Lapse and Fishing Competitions

Why Anglers Lapse and Fishing Competitions

Mar 19, 2012 – On the Fence About Fishing-Why Anglers Lapse and Fishing Competitions – Recreational fishing is one of the most popular outdoor activities in the United States. According […]

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Top Fishing Equipment Brands for 2011

Top Fishing Equipment Brands for 2011

Feb 27, 2012 – Top Fishing Equipment Brands for 2011 – Southwick Associates’ AnglerSurvey.com announced the brands and products anglers purchased most frequently in 2011. This list has been compiled from the 29,495 internet-based surveys completed by anglers who volunteered to participate last year in AnglerSurvey.com polls. In 2011, the top brands include

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Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands for 2011

Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands for 2011

Feb 23, 2012 – Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands for 2011 – Southwick Associates has announced the brands hunters and shooters purchased most frequently in 2011. This list has been compiled from the 41,923 internet-based surveys completed by hunters and target shooters who volunteered to participate last year in HunterSurvey.com and ShooterSurvey.com polls.

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Camouflage Covers Most Hunter Purchases

Camouflage Covers Most Hunter Purchases

Feb 2, 2012 – Camouflage Covers Most Hunter Purchases – From clothing and firearms to wallets, flashlights and even furniture, hunter-styled camouflage has become an essential feature of the products hunters buy for use in the field and at home

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Sportsmen Offer Insight on What Influences Purchase Decisions

Sportsmen Offer Insight on What Influences Purchase Decisions

Dec. 10, 2011 – Sportsmen Offer Insight on What Influences Purchase Decisions – When it comes to choosing particular hunting, shooting or fishing brand products, nothing influences sportsmen more than their own personal experiences. Research conducted by ..

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Survey Results Provide Crucial Data to Game Agencies, Outdoor Product Manufacturers

Crucial Data to Game Agencies, Outdoor Product Manufacturers

Nov. 11, 2011 – Survey Results Provide Crucial Data to Game Agencies, Outdoor Product Manufacturers – With challenging economic times lingering and more activities vying for people’s attention and hard-earned dollars,

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