Sales 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. Output or sales is the gross sales by businesses within the economic region affected by an activity. The total economic impact is the sum of direct, indirect and induced impacts. The total sales impacts of the entire marine recreational fishing industry in the Gulf of Mexico states and the entire USA are shown below: