Fairfield Hunters Try to Revive a Dying Sport [decline of hunting] February 13, 2012 Connecticu

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Fairfield Hunters Try to Revive a Dying Sport [decline of hunting] February 13, 2012 Connecticut, The Daily Wilton
 
... there are fewer hunters in Connecticut now – 38,0000 — than in all but two states. The state has the lowest percentage of hunters per capita, 1 percent, of any state, according to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service....Its reports show there were 19.1 million hunters nationwide in 1975, but that number declined to 12.5 million by 2006. By 2025, it is projected to be 9.1 million. 


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