Friday, January 4, 2008

Hunters, anglers boost the economy

Colorado’s 593,000 hunters and anglers have a significant impact on the state’s economy, spending more than $1.2 billion a year on hunting and fishing, acording to a report released by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation. The foundation also released a state-by-state ranking for various categories related to hunting and fishing. Colorado is the No. 2 destination state for hunting, topped only by Georgia. The report, “Hunting and Fishing: Bright Stars of the American Economy,” is available at

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