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1997 Fishing License Data
Provide by The American Sportfishing Association

State Paid Fishing License Holders* Resident Fishing Licenses, Tags, Permits & Stamps Nonresident Fishing Licenses, Tags, Permits & Stamps Total Fishing Licenses, Tags, Permits & Stamps** Gross Cost to Anglers
ALABAMA 465,877 400,537 102,784 503,321 $6,199,523
ALASKA 408,999 266,393 362,423 628,816 10,974,077
ARIZONA 452,331 442,110 192,417 634,527 6,808,116
ARKANSAS 579,949 485,194 194,439 679,633 6,697,500
CALIFORNIA 2,216,894 2,813,763 47,568 2,861,331 44,849,678
COLORADO 756,355        
CONNECTICUT 174,602 164,213 10,389 174,602 2,292,169
DELAWARE 26,328 29,271 4,857 34,128 269,735
FLORIDA 1,021,856 1,034,358 457,946 1,492,304 19,557,518
GEORGIA 631,436 722,831 75,132 797,963 7,440,398
HAWAII 6,304 6,202 291 6,493 20,347
IDAHO 406,506 329,936 175,862 505,798 5,647,322
ILLINOIS 762,994 802,390 36,571 838,961 9,388,527
INDIANA 600,626 571,861 90,671 662,532 6,609,511
IOWA 395,509 387,710 40,382 428,092 4,685,360
KANSAS 322,350 248,779 73,571 322,350 4,558,234
KENTUCKY 565,801 509,408 117,280 626,688 7,767,361
LOUISIANA 588,595 1,099,590 362,175 1,461,765 8,304,434
MAINE 246,070 173,325 85,015 258,340 6,977,643
MARYLAND 519,461 421,006 82,852 503,858 4,761,719
MASSACHUSETTS 180,581 344,621 18,196 362,817 4,639,786
MICHIGAN 1,306,588 1,313,695 132,230 1,445,925 22,102,669
MINNESOTA 1,499,317 1,119,717 237,409 1,357,126 20,319,410
MISSISSIPPI 398,032 375,249 79,972 455,221 4,877,434
MISSOURI 966,007 1,267,849 299,693 1,567,542 10,628,110
MONTANA 372,096 244,660 318,050 562,710 7,678,314
NEBRASKA 222,635 235,774 28,519 264,293 3,156,253
NEVADA 160,130 212,154 45,130 257,284 2,975,239
NEW HAMPSHIRE 166,985 114,329 56,704 171,033 3,571,449
NEW JERSEY 227,689 327,679 13,104 340,783 4,705,397
NEW MEXICO 247,608 170,769 84,438 255,207 39,000,000
NEW YORK 1,040,132 882,721 158,332 1,041,053 13,568,950
NORTH CAROLINA 547,727 585,340 53,859 639,199 10,988,756
NORTH DAKOTA 133,589 118,331 18,184 136,515 1,175,887
OHIO 1,090,031 978,648 113,132 1,091,780 16,603,615
OKLAHOMA 646,337 467,663 94,556 562,219 7,760,266
OREGON 678,377 810,949 188,179 999,128 12,369,052
PENNSYLVANIA 1,093,208 1,652,527 136,290 1,788,817 19,513,747
RHODE ISLAND 34,920 50,349 3,807 54,156 421,979
SOUTH CAROLINA 510,324 504,469 84,438 588,907 5,455,158
SOUTH DAKOTA 233,225 259,478 81,124 340,602 2,937,308
TENNESSEE 962,760 1,000,101 194,487 1,194,588 11,548,480
TEXAS 1,434,447 1,992,367 105,286 2,097,653 32,817,539
UTAH 462,530 540,096 214,497 754,593 7,454,608
VERMONT 96,793 81,395 50,978 1,323,373 2,080,281
VIRGINIA 645,057 742,840 86,153 828,993 9,177,892
WASHINGTON 867,831 811,172 57,788 868,960 13,083,766
WEST VIRGINIA 311,830 273,046 38,784 311,830 4,696,015
WISCONSIN 1,401,050 1,130,982 321,235 1,452,217 21,517,051
WYOMING 267,432 119,856 328,681 448,537 5,999,522
TOTALS*** 29,354,111 29,637,703 6,155,860 35,793,563 $486,633,104

*A paid license holder is one individual regardless of the number of licenses purchased.
(Data certified by State Fish and Game Departments.)

**Period covered not identified to period covered by certification for all States.
***Persons who fished in more than one State are counted in each State where they fished.
Compiled by US Fish & Wildlife Service, Division of Federal Aid



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