Cost of Going Outdoors

In my September 2008 Alberta Outdoorsmen column, I discuss how the increasing costs of fuel are affecting the outdoor industry. Whether buying a new fishing lure, or booking a guided fishing or hunting trip, costs are rising, especially for anything that requires transport. Sports lodges in remote locations are especially vulnerable to increased costs. These places run on slim margins because they have to offer services for prices that will attract customers while paying for the ever-increasing costs of supplies and services. Many are finding it difficult to stay in business. Managers and business people who look ahead and properly plan for the future will survive this crisis as they have in the past.

So, what’s wrong with that?

www.donmeredith.ca

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About Don Meredith

I am a writer and biologist living in Alberta, Canada. I write a monthly column for the Alberta Outdoorsmen magazine.
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