Characteristics Of 1975-76 Georgia Resident Fishing License Holders

A 1975-76 resident fishing license holder survey was conducted to obtain data on the characteristics of Georgia anglers. Sixty-four percent of all anglers were men. The average number offishing trips per person per year was 17. More anglers fished in ponds at least once (51 %) than in any other type of water. Mountain streams supported the heaviest fishing pressure (182 trips! hal. Nearly half of all anglers (45%) supported an increase in license fees if the funds were used solely for fisheries management purposes.

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