Recreational Fishing Statistics
Fishing
State Agencies
Federal Agencies

The links below provide direct access to angling research, trends, and other useful resources. Please click on a topic below.

Specialty Organizations
Statistics
Overview and Trends Overview and Trends
Angler Surveys This section provides information from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation. Topics include the number of anglers, types of fish targeted, and trends in angler participation.
License Data
Other Reports
   
  Angler Surveys and Creel Studies
  This section provides access to national, regional, statewide, and local angler surveys and creel studies.
   
  License Data
  This section provides fishing license sales statistics, including state reports and current license costs.
   
  Other Reports
  This section provides access to unique angling studies and survey resources.