Every fourth Russian enjoys fishing, the survey showed

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Every fourth Russian (26%) are keen on fishing, you should survey from all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM).

The survey revealed that 31% of Russians are fond of fishing family members. Not fond of doing this, 54% of respondents. Fishing is more like the young respondents 25 to 34 years (38%). Among those over 60, fishing are addicted to 28%. Sociologists also counted among the respondents, 11% interested in women and 44% men.

It is noted that the summer fishing in Russia more popular than the winter, these kinds are addicted to 97% and 48% of the respondents out of the total number interested in fishing. During summer, go fishing at least once 97% of respondents in winter 38%.

The survey revealed that 45% of all respondents support the issuance of identity documents for fishermen-fans, believing that this will help in the fight against poaching. Against the measure vote to 38%. They support the continuation of fishing as leisure activities and the rights of citizens over natural resources.

Among fishermen, the number of supporters and opponents of the initiative almost the same — 46% and 49%, respectively. Among citizens who don’t fish and have no relatives, the fishermen, the introduction of identity support 44% do not support — 31%, with the answer found it difficult every fourth.

The poll was conducted September 8-10, by request of TV channel «Dialogues about fishing» among the 1,800 Russians aged 18 years. For this sample the maximum error with 95% probability does not exceed 2.5%.