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Hunting & Trapping in the US: Market Research Report

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Hunting & Trapping Market Research Report | NAICS 11421 | Apr 2014

Flying south: Industry activity falls as people move to the city and opt for other entertainment

IBISWorld’s Hunting & Trapping market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$499m
Annual Growth 09-14
1.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
14,672
Businesses
13,585
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Stringent government regulations, urban sprawl and migration to cities have limited the overall growth of this industry. In addition, slow demand growth and increased competition have resulted in stagnant profitability for commercial hunters and trappers over the past five years. Consequently, operators have steadily exited this industry. Nevertheless, hunting and fishing preserves, which are attracting avid recreational hunters with strong disposable incomes, will support industry growth over the five years... purchase to read more

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Representing barriers to entry for prospective players in this industry are a number of legislative requirements. Hunting and game preserves are required to be licensed by their relevant state wildlife authority. The licensing process may include the payment of a fee and inspection of the property and animals. Establishments are required to have appropriate signage, disease-free animals and thorough record-keeping systems. Commercial trappers are required to use specific animal traps in their operations and usually must pass mandatory training sessions before they become certified to trap in their state.

Initial capital costs can also present barriers to entry for hunting and game preserves... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Hunting & Trapping Industry?

This industry includes commercial trappers, commercial game preserves (such as game retreats), hunting preserves, fishing preserves and game propagation companies. Hunting with the intent to sell animal carcasses is illegal according to federal law. Exceptions include the hunting of reptiles, amphibians and fish, as well as the sale of antlers, hides and other specific animal parts obtained via hunting.

Industry Products
Commercial trappingHunting and game preservesFishing preserves
 
Industry Activities
Commercial animal trappingOperating fishing preservesOperating commercial game preservesOperating game propagation facilitiesOperating game retreatsOperating hunting preserves


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