2005

Angling ecotourism: Issues, guidelines and experience from Kamchatka

Author: 
Zwirn, M., Pinsky, M. and Rahr, G.
Date: 
6/1/2005
Journal: 
Journal of Ecotourism

Recreational fishing is an important component of the tourism industry and an important component of regional economies around the world. When angling tourists reach threatened freshwater ecosystems, however, there is a risk of degrading the very fishery and landscapes that attracted them, thwarting long-term economic development prospects and reducing biodiversity.

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Invest in Fish South West Report: The motivation, demographics and views of South West recreational anglers and their socio-economic impact on the region

Author: 
Nautilus Consultants
Date: 
5/16/2005

Recreational sea anglers are directly affected and sometimes restricted by fisheries management policies. The Motivation, Demographics and Views of South West Recreational Sea Anglers and their Socio-economic Impact on the Region provides insight into anglers’ views of current fisheries management policies and their suggestions for future management options.

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Public attitudes to angling 2005

Author: 
Simpson, D. and Mawle, G.W.
Date: 
2005
Publisher: 
Bristol: Environment Agency
Assesses: (1) the public's attitude towards angling; (2) levels of participation; (3) interest in participation; and (4) factors that would encourage participation. Results are compared with previous surveys.

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Underrepresented Groups In Recreational Fishing: a literature Review

Author: 
Anderson, Laura E. . Loomis, David K Ph.D.
Date: 
2005
Publisher: 
Human Dimensions Research Unit, University Massachusetts

A literature review of the changing face of recreational angling participation in the US. It draws attention to the need to look at groups other than white males  in order to understand how to better accommodate under represented groups in angling.

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