Hunting Brings Big Bucks to Arkansas

Arkansas is living up to it’s nickname, the Natural State.

A new report from the Congressional Sportsman Foundation shows that hunting brings in over $1 billion to the state’s economy.
A business owner says times have changed, and there’s more for hunters to buy than ever before.

“People wore blue jeans or brown pants and brown shirt, a brown jacket, now it has more of a retro feel, with camp, everyone has to have the coolest camouflage and newest stuff out, water proof stuff, it’s just gone crazy,” says Fort Thompson owner Tom Denniston.

The hunting industry is also responsible for supplying over 25,000 jobs in Arkansas.

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