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Waterfowl hunting at Swanquarter NWR (N.C.)
Waterfowl hunting at Swanquarter NWR (N.C.)
Credit: Dr. F. Eugene Hester/USFWS

After decades of decline, number of hunters and anglers on the rise

Highlighting the reversal of decades of declining numbers, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced the results of a comprehensive national survey of outdoor recreation showing a significant increase in hunters and a double-digit increase in anglers over the past five years

News release
2011 National Survey Overview
About Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program

Published on: Wednesday, August 15,2012

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