How do hunting and the hunting industry affect the economy? This week on the Wild Game Domain, Chefs Chad Pagano and Jessie Riley are talking about the business of hunting. Find out how many jobs are created through hunting. How much money is brought in through taxes by sportsman? Chad and Jessie delve deep into American history to talk about Theodore Roosevelt’s contribution to wildlife preservation, how his measures have been generating money and bolstering the economy for decades. Later, Chad and Jessie run through some fascinating facts about the population of hunters in the United States, the monetary worth of game meat, and more! Thanks to our sponsor, S. Wallace Edwards & Sons. Today’s music has been provided by Idgy Dean.
“25 billion dollars of state and federal tax revenue is generated through hunting.” [7:30]
— Chef Jessie Riley on Wild Game Domain