Lawn Love ranked the 50 states to determine 2021’s Best and Worst States for Fishing. They looked for high levels of community interest in the sport, an abundance of water sources, easy access to gear, and affordable fishing licenses, among other factors.
How does Alaska stack up?
- Fishing Licenses Issued per Capita – 1st
- Number of Fishing Charters and Guides – 3rd
- Shoreline Mileage – 1st
- Cost of Fishing Licenses, Tags, Permits, and Stamps per License Holder – 50th
- Bait and Tackle Shops per 100,000 Residents – 2nd
See the full ranking and analysis here: lawnlove.com/blog/