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Fishing Effort Survey At-a-Glance Fact Sheet

July 23, 2020

This fact sheet answers common questions about the Marine Recreational Information Program's mail survey of fishing activity.

From Maine to Mississippi and in Hawaii, this mail survey collects information regarding shore and private boat fishing activity from hundreds of thousands of coastal households to estimate fishing effort. 

Last updated by Office of Science and Technology on 06/21/2023

Marine Recreational Information Program