Warming is a Concern for Most Hunters and Anglers
Most anglers and hunters
are concerned about global warming. According to a national poll of 2,602
sportsmen and women conducted by AnglerSurvey.com and HunterSurvey.com in
July, 2007, 58 percent of hunters and 66 percent of anglers reported they
consider global warming to be a threat. Of these, two-thirds think global
warming is a natural cycle that is accelerating as a result of human
activities. At the other end, nearly a quarter of hunters and 16 percent of
anglers felt global warming was not an issue but is being made into an issue
46.1 % of anglers and 38.1% of hunters agree
that global warming is a threat and is a natural cycle that is accelerated
by human activities.
10.15 of anglers and 13.5% of hunters believe global warming is a threat
that is primarily a natural cycle and is not accelerated by human
10.2% of anglers and 6.6% of hunters believe global warming is a threat that
is fully caused by human activities.
16.1% of fishermen and 24% of hunters maintain that global warming isn't an
issue and that it's being made
into an issue by others.
17.5% and 17.8% respectively state they are uncertain if global warming is
really is really happening
AnglerSurvey.com are monthly online surveys providing industry and
policymakers with information on fishing and hunting market trends. For
more information, visit www.SouthwickAssociates.com or contact Rob Southwick