Discussion Topic: On Access For Anglers

From a Southwick Associates press release:

Over one quarter of U.S. anglers report their fishing activities have been reduced by problems accessing their preferred fishing holes. In a 2008 poll of over 1,800 anglers by AnglerSurvey.com, anglers were asked if in the past year they had canceled a trip or stop fishing specific locations due to access problems. Of the anglers reporting such problems, 80 percent reported their access issues were in freshwater areas while 15% experienced access issues in saltwater locations. Of all anglers, 10 percent either reduced their fishing activity or stopped fishing altogether.

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