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We recently looked at duck hunting data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's annual survey of national migratory game bird hunter activity and harvest. Here, we'll examine comparable preliminary data for goose hunting during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 hunting seasons.

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Top States for Most Duck Hunters in 2017

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service annual survey of national migratory game bird hunter activity and harvest during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 hunting seasons was released August 2017. Included in this wealth of waterfowl data are preliminary numbers of hunter activity and harvest estimates for the 2016 hunting seasons.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Be Selling on Amazon

The world of online retail is dominated by Amazon.com. The ecommerce giant had nearly $178 billion (USD) net sales in 2017, according to Statista, a jump of some $42 billion from 2016 net sales. Sales of outdoor and sporting goods items alone in 2016 totaled $5.5 billion (USD). If your business isn't part of the Amazon.com marketplace, you might want to consider these 10 reasons why you should be selling your products on Amazon.

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Hunting and Shooting Participation - 5 Important Questions for You and Your Business

Whether you make a living in the outdoors industry, personally enjoy hunting and shooting sports, or both, you no doubt agree that finding ways to recruit new participants is a worthwhile effort.

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Top 10 States for fishing and hunting license purchases

California sold the most resident fishing licenses, tags, permits and stamps at 2,339,546 and had the greatest gross sales from fishing licenses, totaling $60,799,812. Florida issued the most non-resident fishing licenses, tags, permits and stamps at 546,391. Eight states had at least 1 million or more paid license holders.

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Bright Future Predicted for American Sunglasses Market

The United States sunglasses market is growing, with increasing sales and revenues. The market is projected to account for 19% of the total U.S. eyewear market by 2021. Sunglasses volume sales in the United States totaled $4 billion USD in 2010 and is expected to reach $6.27 billion by 2021, according to Statista's Eyewear Report 2017 – Sunglasses


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