Why People Hunt With a Bow
Bowhunting is an important aspect of life for many Americans. A 1998 survey funded by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service discovered the following facts.
- More than 14 million Americans hunt, which represents about seven percent of the population.
- Forty-four percent of hunters report that they have hunted with a bow.
- Bowhunting continues to grow in popularity, especially in recent years.
- Most bowhunters are between the ages of 35 and 54.
- The average age at which an active bowhunter begins hunting is 23.
|When asked this question in a national survey, hunters gave the following responses:|
|6%||Change of pace|
|4%||Peace and quiet|