Employent Impacts of Mississippi, Gulf of Mexico and United States marine recreational fishing, 2006-2015 

Economic impacts from recreational fishing activities include impacts from fishing trips and expenditures on fishing-related durable equipment. The three fishing modes include charter boats-for-hire, private boats, and shore fishing. Employment or jobs impacts are expressed in terms of a mix of both full-time and part-time jobs. The total economic impact is the sum of direct, indirect and induced impacts. The total job impacts of the entire marine recreational fishing industry in the Gulf of Mexico states and the entire USA are shown below:

Source of raw data: NOAA Fisheries.