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National Survey of Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, 1985 (ICPSR 9225)

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This data collection was designed to gather information about participation in fishing and hunting activities and other forms of wildlife-associated recreation such as observation, photography, and feeding. The data provide information on number and duration of trips taken, distance traveled from home, catch or yield, and expenditures for travel, equipment, licenses, and lodging.

Series: National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (FHWAR) Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  FH-2 Screening Questionnaire - Download All Files (73.7 MB)
DS2:  FH-3 Hunting and Fishing Questionnaire - Download All Files (214.5 MB) large dataset
DS3:  FH-4 Nonconsumptive User's Questionnaire - Download All Files (53.7 MB)

Study Description


United States Department of the Interior. Fish and Wildlife Service. National Survey of Hunting, Fishing, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation, 1985. ICPSR09225-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1989. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09225.v1

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This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of the Interior. Fish and Wildlife Service

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   fishing, hunting, outdoor recreation

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1985

Date of Collection:  

  • 1986

Universe:   Civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Part 2 of this collection is contained in two files.


Sample:   Multi-stage stratified sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews


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Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB9225.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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