Thursday, June 22, 2017

Economic Impact of Tournaments

Big league fishing helps locals big time!
By Luigi De Rose

Twenty-five years ago I approached my professor to discuss a possible research project on the social and economic impact tournament anglers have on a lake and the surrounding economy. Unfortunately, there was little to no data on this subject. So the project never left the planning stage but the question still is a good one. We all know how expensive bass tournaments can be. So, how much do tournament impact small town economies? Here's an interesting video that discusses how tournaments have changed one local economy for the better. Well done CBS News.


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