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Temporal changes in fishing motivation among fishing club anglers in the United States

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Temporal changes in fishing motivation among fishing club anglers in the United States; 2004; Article; Journal; Fisheries Management and Ecology; Schramm, Jr, H. L.; Gerard, P. D.

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Responses from freshwater anglers (n = 4287) to a nationwide survey of the US fishing club members were used to assess differences in the importance of 16 fishing motivation items between 1987 and 1997, dates that preceded and followed a period of substantial decline in recreational fishing participation in the US. Comparison of respondents' motivations for fishing in 1997 and 10 years earlier indicated consistency in the paramount importance of being outdoors, relaxation and the experience of the catch. However, the importance of family recreation and being with friends in 1987 were replaced by escape items in 1997. Anglers with fewer dependents and living in areas with higher population density were more likely to decrease the importance [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1111/j.1365-2400.2004.00384.x
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