University of Maryland Extension

Developing a Fee-Fishing Enterprise: An Opportunity in Recreational Tourism

Author: 
Steve Bogash, Jonathan S. Kays

Fishing is a popular recreational pastime in the United States. As the demand for public fishing opportunites increases, landowners might consider providing a quality fishing experience on private land. This fact sheet provides the landowner with information to begin the business evaluation process in beginning a fee-fishing enterprise.

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