HUNTING IS PART OF WISCONSIN’S CULTURE
- 895,000 people hunt in Wisconsin each year.
- 12 million days are spent hunting in Wisconsin.
HUNTING SUPPORTS WISCONSIN’S ECONOMY
- Hunters support over 34,000 jobs in Wisconsin.
- Hunting generates $1 billion in salaries and wages.
- Yearly spending by hunters in Wisconsin is $2.6 billion.
- The average Wisconsin hunter spends $2,800 each year.
HUNTING IS A KEY SOURCE OF TAX REVENUE
- Hunters generate $228 million in taxes for the state of Wisconsin.
- Wisconsin hunters pay $263 million in federal taxes.
WISCONSIN HUNTING: THE BOTTOM LINE
- The total ripple effect from hunting in Wisconsin is $4 BILLION.
- 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)
- America’s Hunting Heritage: Fueling the American Economy (The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation)
- Hunting in America: An Economic Force for Conservation (Southwick Associates. Produced for the National Shooting Sports Foundation in partnership with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies)