Economic Contribution of the 2018 Recreational Red Snapper Season in the South Atlantic

1 Dec, 2019

This study estimates the economic contributions that can be reasonably attributed to the six-day red snapper season in August 2018 based on activities within the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Roughly 61,000 recreational trips targeting red snapper took place. Average expenditures associated with these trips are estimated to be $61.40 and $323.53 for trip-related and durable goods, respectively.

Provided by: American Sportfishing Association


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