Hunting & Trapping in the US: Market Research Report

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Hunting & Trapping Market Research Report | NAICS 11421 | Mar 2015

Buck fever: Demand for hunting and game preserves will rise and support the industry

IBISWorld’s Hunting & Trapping market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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


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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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