10 Best State For Waterfowl Hunting

Updated on: September 2022

Best State For Waterfowl Hunting in 2022


A Hundred Years of Texas Waterfowl Hunting: The Decoys, Guides, Clubs, and Places, 1870s to 1970s (Volume 23) (Gulf Coast Books, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi)

A Hundred Years of Texas Waterfowl Hunting: The Decoys, Guides, Clubs, and Places, 1870s to 1970s (Volume 23) (Gulf Coast Books, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi)
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The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game: Volume 2: Small Game and Fowl

The Complete Guide to Hunting, Butchering, and Cooking Wild Game: Volume 2: Small Game and Fowl
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The Ultimate Guide to Waterfowl Hunting: Tips, Tactics, and Techniques for Ducks and Geese

The Ultimate Guide to Waterfowl Hunting: Tips, Tactics, and Techniques for Ducks and Geese
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Hunting and Fishing Depot North Carolina Woody State Patch | East Coast Waterfowl

Hunting and Fishing Depot North Carolina Woody State Patch | East Coast Waterfowl
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  • Trucker Hat Fabric: Cotton-Poly/Nylon Mesh
  • Trucker Hat Visor: Pre-curved
  • Shape: Mid-Pro
  • Sweatband: Cotton
  • Fit: Adjustable Snapback (One Size Fits Most)

Ultimate Guide to Calling and Decoying Waterfowl: Tips And Tactics For Hunting Ducks And Geese

Ultimate Guide to Calling and Decoying Waterfowl: Tips And Tactics For Hunting Ducks And Geese
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Alaska Waterfowl Flats

Alaska Waterfowl Flats
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The MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler

The MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler
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Waterfowl Identification: The LeMaster Method

Waterfowl Identification: The LeMaster Method
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Hunting and Fishing Depot North Carolina Wood Duck State Patch | East Coast Waterfowl

Hunting and Fishing Depot North Carolina Wood Duck State Patch | East Coast Waterfowl
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  • One size fits almost everyone
  • Adjustable plastic snap back for easy adjustments
  • 100% Cotton Twill
  • Embroidered Patch in the USA
  • Mesh back trucker hat

Tom Dokken's Retriever Training: The Complete Guide to Developing Your Hunting Dog

Tom Dokken's Retriever Training: The Complete Guide to Developing Your Hunting Dog
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Economic Impact of Waterfowl Hunting in Washington

In 2020,20,000 waterfowl hunters in Washington spent 199,000 days pursuing the waterfowl of their choice.

The state of Washington had 20,000 waterfowl hunters, 16 years old or older, in 2020. These 20,000 participants who enjoy hunting waterfowl in Washington are responsible for the state's ranking of 20th in the nation in participation. Waterfowl hunters in Washington spent $4.66 million on waterfowl hunting trips and equipment, which includes but is not limited to food, lodging, transportation, firearms and ammunition, fees, hunting dogs and related expenses. Washington waterfowl hunters also spent $455,000 in state taxes and $573,000 in federal taxes. These hunters also helped support 94 jobs that are waterfowl hunting related with $2.58 million in salaries and wages. All this hunting and spending creates a ripple effect of $6.37 million dollars.

Nationwide, there were 1,306,000 waterfowl hunters in 2020. These hunters spent a total of $900 million in trip expenditures and equipment expenditures. There were 27,618 jobs related to waterfowl hunting nationwide with a total of salaries and wages of $885 million. Waterfowl hunters in the United States are also responsible for paying $154 million in state taxes throughout the nation and $193 million in federal taxes throughout the nation.

Waterfowl hunting in the United States is growing each year. This is also true for the state of Washington and is good news because if the number of participants grows, the amount of money that is spent on the sport also grows. The statistics in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 2020 Economic Impact of Waterfowl Hunting report clearly shows that this trend is continuing. So, to answer the question "What kind of an economic impact does this group of people have on the nation's economy and on the economy of Washington" is pretty easy when it is printed in black and white. There is a positive impact on the economy of Washington thanks to waterfowl hunting

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