Current and Projected Tourist Demand for Saltwater Recreational Fisheries in Florida

Current and Projected Tourist Demand for Saltwater Recreational Fisheries in Florida

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $1.306 billion: Total spending in 1991 by tourists participating in saltwater recreational fishing in Florida
  2. $235 million: total direct spending
  3. $62 million: revenue to the State of Florida in the form of sales, gasoline, and corporate income taxes
  4. $2.6 billion: expected expenditure for 2010
Region: Americas / Atlantic
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Bell, F. “Current and Projected Tourist Demand for Saltwater Recreational Fisheries in Florida” Gainesville, FL: Florida Sea Grant Report No. 111., 1993

Addtional Notes

Face-to-face survey of 3,900 tourists visiting Florida stratified by auto and air access. 16.5% (3 million) of the tourist population engaged in saltwater recreational fishing sometime during the year.

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