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Bass Angler Buying Habits Revealed

Bass Angler Buying Habits

November 20, 2012 — With 26 million recreational anglers working the rivers, lakes and oceans each year, fishing is big business in America, and none is bigger than bass fishing, which attracts 11 million dedicated enthusiasts. For businesses and organizations focused on serving this audience, understanding where they spend their money and what they actually buy is critical. Manufacturers, retailers, marketers, outfitters and even gas stations and hotels can improve profitability if they can pinpoint anglers’ buying habits. Now, using The Southwick Bass Fishing Report, finding out this information has never been easier.

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Southwick Associates November 2012 Newsletter

Southwick Associates January 2011 Newsletter

November 2012 – Welcome to the Southwick Associates newsletter focusing on the economics, business and statistics of fish and wildlife and their associated outdoor recreation. In this issue — The Outdoor Recreation Economy Keeps Growing, — Bass Angler Buying Habits Revealed, — Deer Hunter Buying Habits Revealed, — Survey Participation Makes a Difference in Hunting, Fishing & Shooting, — Rural Utah Benefits from Tourism and Recreation, — Rising Fuel Prices Hurt Outdoor Recreation, — Access Remains Chief Concern Among Sportsmen in U.S.

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Membership in Shooting Ranges and Sporting Clays Clubs Increases Over Previous Year

Membership in Shooting Ranges and Sporting Clays Clubs Increases

Oct 22 2012 – Shooting Ranges and Sporting Clays Clubs Increases Over Previous Year – A recent survey of more than 5,000 shooting enthusiasts conducted on ShooterSurvey.com discovered approximately one third 32 percent of active shooters respondents claim membership at a shooting range or sporting clays club, a six percent increase over the previous year’s survey results. While the growth is encouraging, the news many clubs might want to focus on are the reasons why 68 percent of surveyed shooters say they still aren’t members. Top reasons for..

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Hunting, Fishing Rebound in U.S.

Hunting, Fishing Rebound in U.S.

September 27, 2012 – Hunting, Fishing Rebound in U.S. – More Americans are heading outdoors to hunt and fish for fun, reversing a two-decade-long decline among adults. Eleven percent more Americans (ages 16 and older) fished and 9% more hunted in 2011 than in 2006, according to a new five-year survey from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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Help Stop the Loss of Land and Water for Hunting and Fishing; Surveys Provide Fast, Simple Way for Sportsmen to be Heard

Stop the Loss of Land and Water for Hunting and Fishing

September 5, 2012 – Help Stop the Loss of Land and Water for Hunting and Fishing; Surveys Provide Fast, Simple Way for Sportsmen to be Heard – Last year nearly 23 percent of hunters lost access to land they had previously hunted, while just over 20 percent of anglers had to change or cancel plans to fish because certain waters or access points were no longer open to them. One reason for this lost access is due to development. Between 1982 and 1997, 41.3 million acres of rural land were turned into subdivisions, malls, office parks and the like. That’s roughly the size of Illinois and New Jersey combined, according to America’s Farmland Trust. Could where you hunt or fish be next?

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AMERICA’S GREAT OUTDOORS: Reversing Decades of Decline, the Number of Hunters and Anglers is on the Rise

Reversing Decades of Decline, the Number of Hunters and Anglers is on the Rise

August 15, 2012 – US Fish and Wildlife Services – Highlighting the reversal of decades of declining numbers, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the results of a comprehensive national survey of outdoor recreation showing a significant increase in hunters and a double-digit increase in anglers over the past five years.

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Red Tide Confirmed as Cause of Death for Thousands of Fish along Texas Coast

Red Tide Confirmed as Cause of Death for Thousands of Fish along Texas Coast

August 15, 2012 – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is working with other agencies to monitor a red tide event along the upper Texas coast.The bloom was first confirmed on Sunday, August 12, by biologists with the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) who collected samples around the Galveston area to follow up on reports of dead fish washing ashore.

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The Southwick Deer Hunter Report – Southwick Associates

Southwick Deer Hunter Report

July 25, 2012 – In the world of hunting, the whitetail is king, with roughly three-quarters of all U.S. hunters—more than 10 million men and women—traveling into our country’s woods and fields each fall in pursuit of deer. For businesses and organizations focused on serving this audience, understanding where they spend their money and what they actually buy is critical. Manufacturers, retailers, marketers, outfitters and even gas stations and hotels can improve profitability if they can pinpoint hunters’ buying habits.

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Southwick Associates Announces New Sales Representation

Southwick Associates January 2011 Newsletter

July 23, 2012 – Southwick Associates, the recognized leader in the field of fish and wildlife statistics and economics for over 20 years, announces a new partnership with outdoor industry veteran John DePalma and his branding and marketing company, Brand Intelligent. The partnership will place DePalma as lead sales representative of Southwick’s market leading product offerings.

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Southwick Associates July 2012 Newsletter

Southwick Associates November 2011 Newsletter

July 2012 – Welcome to the Southwick Associates newsletter focusing on the economics, business and statistics of fish and wildlife and their associated outdoor recreation. In this issue –E-Marketing Effective in Boosting Hunting & Fishing License Sales, –Southwick Associates Media Monitor: What Media is Most Popular Among Sportsmen, –Top Fishing Brands of 2011, –Top Hunting Brands of 2011, –Nature Can Be More Valuable Than Natural Resources, –VPA-HIP: Short-Lived Farm Bill Program Proved Successful.

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