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2005 Survey of Recreational Fishing in Canada

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Symbols and Abbreviations
  • 1 Introduction.
    • 1.1 Managing Canada's Recreational Fisheries
    • 1.2 Survey Highlights
  • 2 Survey Overview
  • 3 Concepts, Terms and Definitions
  • 4 Survey Results
    • 4.1 Angler Profile
      • 4.1.1 Resident Anglers
      • 4.1.2 Canadian Non-resident and Foreign Anglers
      • 4.1.3 Gender Profile
      • 4.1.4 Age Profile
    • 4.2 Fishing Effort
      • 4.2.1 Days Fished
      • 4.2.2 Non-resident Trip Characteristics
    • 4.3 Harvest
      • 4.3.1 Fish Caught and Retained
      • 4.3.2 Species Profile
    • 4.4 Direct Recreational Fishing Expenditures
      • 4.4.1 Total Direct Expenditures
        • 4.4.1.1 Transportation
        • 4.4.1.2 Food and Lodging
        • 4.4.1.3 Package Deals
        • 4.4.1.4 Fishing Services, Fishing Supplies and Other Direct Recreational Fishing Expenditures
    • 4.5 Major Purchases and Investments
  • 5 Survey Methodology and Data Quality
    • 5.1 Sampling Procedures
      • 5.1.1 General
      • 5.1.2 Resident Anglers in Quebec and in Newfoundland and Labrador
      • 5.1.3 Non-resident Anglers in Quebec
      • 5.1.4 Special Sampling: Atlantic Salmon Licence Holders
    • 5.2 Data Collection, Processing, Coding and Estimation
    • 5.3 Weighting Procedures
    • 5.4 Post-Survey Adjustment Procedures
    • 5.5 Data Quality
      • 5.5.1 Sampling Error
      • 5.5.2 Non-sampling Error
      • 5.5.3 Data Limitations
    • 5.6 Data Comparability
  • 6 References
  • Annex A Summary Tables
    • 1 Origin of licensed anglers, by angler category and jurisdiction, 2005
    • 2 Number of active adult anglers, by angler category and jurisdiction, 2005
    • 3 Number and average age of all active adult anglers, by gender and jurisdiction, 2005
    • 4 Origin of all licensed nonresident anglers in Canada, 2005
    • 5 Trip information summary for all nonresident anglers, 2005
    • 6 Number of days fished by angler category and jurisdiction, 2005
    • 7a Summary of fish caught by species by angler category, 2005
    • 7b Summary of fish kept by species by angler category, 2005
    • 8 Summary of fish harvested, by angler category, 2005
    • 9 Direct recreational fishing expenditures made by all anglers, 2005
    • 10 Major purchases and investments (wholly or partly attributable to recreational fishing) made by all anglers, 2005
    • 11 Major purchases and investments (wholly attributable to recreational fishing) made by all anglers, 2005
    • 12 Major purchases and investments (wholly attributable to recreational fishing) by angler category, Canada, 2005
    • 13 Statistical reliability of selected variables, all active anglers, 2005
  • Annex B 2005 Survey Contacts
  • Annex C Other Statistical Tables
  • Annex D Additional Questions by Jurisdiction