Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Hunting and Trapping industry is one of the oldest and smallest industries in the United States. However, with the dawn of the Conservation Movement in the late 19th century, the majority of commercial hunting activities were made illegal. As a result, this industry has been transformed from a supplier of food and clothing into one that primarily provides hunting and fishing as a recreational activity. In the coming years, projected growth in per capita disposable income and an increase in the anticipated number of domestic trips taken in the United States are expected to bring more customers to hunting and fishing preserves, garnering these establishments a continued stable revenue stream... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Establishments in this industry are located in all regions of the United States, and the spread is largely consistent with each region's share of population, with the exception of the Plains and Rocky Mountains, in which a combined 25.9% of industry establishments are located despite only accounting for 10.2% of the US population. In these areas, the share of establishments is much higher than the population as these regions have wilderness areas where hunting and trapping is particularly popular.
The largest number of industry establishments, 25.0%, are located in the Southeast, which also contains the largest percentage of the US population... purchase to read more