Economic impact of angling in Scotland and Iceland

S. Agnarsson, Alan Radford, Geoff Riddington

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Book abstract: Recreational or sports fishing is a multi-billion dollar industry worldwide and in many countries represents an important social and cultural activity. In some regions, it also contributes significant income to tourism and tackle businesses. In addition to its importance from a social and economic standpoint, the impact of recreational fishing on the environment and on food webs can often be substantial.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobal Challenges in Recreational Fisheries
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
ISBN (Print)9781405156578
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2007


  • Scotland
  • angling
  • fishing industry
  • recreational fisheries
  • economics
  • Iceland


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