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Angler Survey Results From July 2011 – Southwick Associates

Posted on September 21 2011

Highlights from July 2011:

The July 2011 survey is based on usable responses from anglers across the U.S. This analysis presents the highlights and compares the results to the survey from one year ago (July 2010).

Below are brief summaries of the highlights within the survey. Extensive details are provided by following this link.

Fishing Activities

Of those that went freshwater fishing:

78% fished with artificial baits

54% fished for largemouth or spotted bass

59% fished from land, pier, dock or wading

39% fished 3 to 5 days last month

Of those that went saltwater fishing:

65% fished with artificial baits

32% fished for Flounder

70% fished from a powerboat

38% fished 1 to 2 days last month

Fly Fishing

Type most purchased: flies (75%)

Type of flies most purchased: freshwater dry flies (31%)

Top brand of flies: Umpqua (27%)

Most flies purchased from: local shops (65%)

Top brand fly fishing leaders: Rio (33%)

Most fly fishing leaders purchased from: local shops (55%)

Top brand of fly tippets: Rio (38%)

Most fly tippets purchased from: local shops (51%)

Top brand for fly tying material: Wapsi (34%)

Most fly tying material purchases from: local shops (67%)

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