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

The Hunting & Trapping market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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 Investment Chapter

Capital intensity can vary segment to segment in the Hunting and Trapping industry. Large hunting preserves can be relatively highly capital intensive, due to the need for building construction, fencing and vehicles. In contrast, small independent trappers have minimal capital costs. Overall however, this industry is characterized by a low level of capital intensity. Labor cost on preserves, while lower than for independent trappers, are also quite high relative to other agricultural industries. Hunting and game preserves require labor to maintain the expansive lands they occupy as well as to serve as guides for the hunters that hunt on their property. Some preserves offer as few as one guide per hunter, which increases relative labor costs... 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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