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Some Good News for a Change!

For years it has seemed that hunters and shooters have gotten nothing but bad news: Our numbers have been decreasing, the public doesn’t like us, etc. Well, some numbers from the census bureau that were released last week offer encouragement. Between 2006 and 2011 there was a 9 percent increase in hunters and an 11 percent increase in anglers nationwide. If you include all wildlife-related outdoor recreation, it is estimated that 38 percent of Americans—a bit more than 91 million aged 16 or older—participate in these activities.

September 17, 2012