Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date

1966

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Economics

Abstract

The wealth that flows into South Dakota from nonresident hunter purchases of license, equipment and supplies, room and board, gasoline, and various other hunting services is an important addition to the state’s economy. Is 1953 is was estimated the average nonresident pheasant hunter spent a total of $131 (1,2). A 1959 estimate placed per capita spending of the nonresident hunter at $203.39. (3) In 1963, 204,210 small game licenses were sold; 68,901 or 37.7 per cent were to nonresidents. Total spending by nonresidents for licenses that year was $1,722,525.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Hunting -- South Dakota
Pheasants -- South Dakota
Game and game birds -- South Dakota

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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