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Fishing in Florida is a $5 Billion Industry

Fishing in FloridaFishing in Florida is a $5 billion business that supports more than 80,200 jobs.

Fishing supports several industries including retail, boat manufacturing and repair, research, and tourism. The majority of fishing expenditures goes to trip-related expenses, including food, lodging and transportation. These expenditures totaled $2.8 billion in 2011.

Florida has more than 2,270 miles of tidal shoreline and more than 11,000 miles of waterways. The climate in Florida also allows for year-round fishing. Approximately 46 million Americans fish, which is more than the number of those who play golf and tennis combined.

If you are interested in starting a business related to fishing in Florida, including tackle sales, retail stores, hotels, and boat manufacturing and repair, contact Boyer Law Firm’s business law attorneys today. We can help you with every aspect of your business, including planning, incorporation, and more.

Source: Florida Trend

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