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Sportfish Restoration Program


To provide funding to aid the States in fish restoration and management.

Source of Funds

Fifty-eight percent of amount in Sport Fish Restoration & Boating Trust Fund includes Revenues from:

  • Excise taxes on sport fishing equipment and electronic motors
  • Import duties on fishing tackle, yachts and pleasure craft
  • Portion of gasoline tax attributable to motorboats and small engines
  • Interest earned on Trust Fund

Quick Reference Guide
For more information: https://www.fws.gov/wsfrprograms/subpages/grantprograms/sfr/SFR.htm

ODWC fisheries staff put out habitat/structure in a lake.ODWC Biologist seine a body of water.Biologist electro-shocking a body of water.Biologist measures paddlefish at PRC in Miami, OK.Biologist takes measurements on a bass.Biologist preparing to stock sunfish in a body of water.Woman holding a rainbow trout stocked by ODWC.