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Please enter your numbers in the Yellow Cells. 
If you own an established charter business and have detailed information regarding your costs, click on the details tab to override average values for Great Lakes charter businesses.
Total number of half-day trips per year:  < Insert your half-day trip numbers
Total number of full-day trips per year  < Insert your full-day trip numbers
     
Half day trip fee:  < Insert your half-day trip fee
Full day trip fee:  < Insert your full-day trip fee
     
Total Annual Revenue: $35,645.70
Total Annual Economic Cost: $35,458.35
Annual net return before taxes: $187.35
 
 
     
  Note: Average trip revenue and charter business costs from a 2002 study were adjusted for inflation and reported as 2009 dollars.
 Source: Lichtkoppler, F. R., C. Pistis, and D. Kuehn 2003. The Great Lakes Charter Fishing Industry in 2002. Ohio State University, OHSU-TS-039. 10 p.



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