Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past five years, overall demand for industry services has remained relatively stable. While demand for fur collected from commercial trappers has continued its long-term decline, demand for hunting preserve services has increased. The Hunting and Trapping industry is expected to grow at a slower rate in the five years to 2020. 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. However, the number of active hunters is expected to continue declining... 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 26.4% 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, 23.4%, are located in the Southeast, which also contains the largest percentage of the US population... purchase to read more